General meetings are held at 8.00pm on the first Thursday of each month except January.
Doors open at 7.30pm for plant sales. $2 entry includes supper, speaker, ticket in door prize, and more.
Venue: Orana Building, Araluen Centre,
226 Old Eltham Road, Lower Plenty, Vic. (Melway 21 B9)
Membership fees: Single and Family $12 + Australian Plants Society Victoria membership fees.
Membership form in July newsletter
Leader: Miriam Ford 0409 600 644
Secretary: Sue Gwilym 0401 250 331
PO Box 298, Eltham Vic 3095
|Apr 20||Important announcements regarding Coronavirus – cancellation of all group activities until further notice; FJC Rogers Seminar questionnaire; Call for Committee members; The Wasp & the Orchid – Danielle Clode; Suckers Galore; Meeting Report March – Michael Cincotta on La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary; Garden Visit – Guided Tour of Burnley Gardens; Flower Table; Stationeers; Feral Goats and Brundah Mints.|
|Mar 20||Meeting Report Feb – Ian Evans on Brachychitons; Helpers Needed at General Meetings; Garden Visit to Fondata, Flower Table; Australian Plants Revealed Update.|
|Feb 20||Notices re Australian Plants Revealed Exhibition; Update on FJC Rogers Seminar hosted by APS Yarra Yarra; Propagation Projects and Growers Group Update; Article – Gardening in the Heat.|
|Dec 19||Christmas Get Together; Grand Flower Table; Garden Visit to Melton Botanic Gardens; Report – APS Vic Committee Meeting.|
|Nov 19||Meeting Report Oct – Geoff Lay on 50 Years A Wandering; Garden Visit to Brenda Taylor; Flower Table; Report – ANSPA conference WA; FJC 2020 logo.|
|Oct 19||Meeting Sept – Propagation Night; Report – Expo; Flower Table; Winners announced for 2019 Australian Native Plant Awards; New newsletter editor Sue Gwilym.|
|Sep 19||Call for Expo helpers; Spectacular Flower Table; Garden Visit to Bev Fox; Working Bees at Win’s; Update on FJC 2020.|
|Jul 19||Flower Table; Membership form; Committee nominations; New editor required.|
|Jun 19||Meeting May – Lichens by Simone Louwhoff; Something Personal from Miriam – your departing Newsletter Editor; Garden Visit to Rosanna Park; A request for Volunteers – FJC 2020; Maranoa Open Day – 26 May, 2019.|
|May 19||Meeting Report April – The Woody Meadows Project by Dr Claire Farrell & Assoc Prof.John Raynor; Call for new newsletter editor; Vale Beth Robieson; Our Autumn Plant Sale; Garden Visit, Rosanna Park; APS YY Growers update on Autumn Sale and Plant Care|
|Apr 19||Meeting Report March – Mint Bushes and Allied Genera; LaTrobe Wildlife SanctuaryTwilight Tour, Feb 28; Report: APS Vic Committee of Management Meeting: Saturday March 2nd; Call for members to fill financial positions;|
|Mar 19||Meeting Report Feb – Ron Litjens on Faunascaping; Garden Visit to Dawn and Dawson Miller; My 2019 MIFGS Garden – Urban Retreat by Ben Hutchinson; APS YY growers – propagation update.|
|Feb 19||The Dawson’s 50 yr old native garden; Summer flowers in my garden – Miriam Ford; Australian Plants & Me : Bruce & Margaret Grose; APS YY growers – propagation update.|