The Australian Plants Society (Victoria) has about 1200 members in 29 District Groups spread across the state.
We are also a full voting member of ANPSA – The Australian Native Plants Society (Australia), the country’s largest horticultural society.
We’d love you to be part of our group and participate in our vision.
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There are many great reasons to join the Australian Plants Society!
♦ District Group Activities
Monthly meetings are held throughout the year, typically featuring an expert speaker or hands-on workshop and a specimen table of flowers currently in bloom.
Many Groups have a lending library, garden visits and bush walks throughout the year, and plant sales at great prices.
♦ Weekend Gatherings are held at different locations across Victoria, giving an opportunity to explore topics in greater depth and to explore different regions of the state.
♦ Mix with like-minded people and share knowledge
♦ “Growing Australian” quarterly magazine
50+ pages of articles and colour photographs on topics ranging from detailed information on Australian native plants, to building a garden pond, reviews of the latest books on native plants, conservation issues and much more.
♦ “Australian Plants” quarterly magazine
APS Victoria members can also subscribe to the ANPSA national magazine Australian Plants.
♦ Free native plant seed
Choose up to 24 packets of seed per year from the member’s seed bank which has hundreds of species available.
♦ Books at members’ rates
A superb collection of books is available at discount prices via mail order, or in person at Quarterly Gatherings.
♦ Neutrog Fertiliser products
Members of participating District Groups can also buy Neutrog products through the Neutrog online store at special member prices, which are much lower than retail prices.
Access the members-only section of the website.
How to Join
To obtain the greatest benefit from an APS membership, we encourage you to join one or more District Groups. With 29 local district groups across Victoria, there is sure to be one near you. For information on whom to contact for membership, where they are located, and when they meet, check out our list of District Groups.
We also offer Lone Memberships if you are unable to join a District Group.
To apply, print a Membership Application and follow the instructions on the form.
The Australian Plants Society (Victoria) is dedicated to:
promoting, growing, and the conservation of Australian native plants, in gardens, community areas and their original environments.