NZAGS Programme

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We meet at 8 pm on the first Thursday of every month at the Philatelic Centre, 67 Mandeville Street (Doors open at 7.30pm) Riccarton, for a short general meeting followed by an informative and inspirational speaker. 

Date
Speaker
Description
02/02/2023
Kenton Seth
Crevice Gardening, Colorado and the world
08/12/2022
Christmas Party
03/11/2022
Cliff Keilty, John Van Den Hoeven
The Pecry Reserve New Zealand Alpine Collection
20/10/2022
Oron Peri
Iris of the Mediterranean
05/10/2022
Oron Peri
Bulbs of the Mediterranean
17/09/2022
Spring Show at the Botanical Expo
17/09/2022
Spring Show at the Botanical Expo
01/09/2022
Hamish Brown
Ranunculus Hunting with Steve Newall, SRGC sponsored trip
04/08/2022
AGM
Workshops on seed sowing and showing
17/07/2022
Social meeting
2pm bring a plate and send your garden snaps to Hamish well before the big day
11/06/2022
Hypertfa
Troughs plating and miniature garden workshops
02/06/2022
Roland Dale
Living Legend of Fiordland
03/05/2022
Phillip Mears
Winning the battle against the pests & diseases the low impact way
07/04/2022
Fergus Garret
Great Dixter biodiversity and a tour
03/03/2022
Sir Alan Mark
Author "Above the treeline" talks about the latest edition & ecology
03/02/2022
Matthias Spall
Tells about his time working at Kew Gardens
02/12/2021
Christmas Party
5pm Kiosk Botanic Gardens
04/11/2021
Robyn Kilty
Plant hunting
09/10/2021
Botanical Expo
Covid solution at Broadfield Garden thanks to David Hobbs
07/10/2021
Hamish Brown
A walk through Mika and Hamish's garden
02/09/2021
Ian and Maggie Young
The famous Bulb blog writer with an equisite garden in Aberdeen
05/08/2021
AGM plus Dave Pomare
Propagating those special plants that Society members like
03/06/2021
Dave Toole
Patagonia NOTE 7.30pm mid-winter start time
06/05/2021
Chris Gardner
Locked down in Paradise -Turkey's wild flowers
01/05/2021
Workshop
Hypertufa Oamaru stone carving Mosaics
15/04/2021
Barbara Wheeler
Longwood Gardens (NY) and the Longwood Fellow Programm
10/04/2021
Workshop/Garden Visit
Preparing plants for the show bench potting on propagation
04/03/2021
Steve Newell
A Mountain Legend in Australia's highest peaks
04/02/2021
Gabor Csontos
03/12/2020
Christmas Party
5pm Botanic Gardens Kiosk
06/11/2020
Spring Garden Visit
West Melton
05/11/2020
Shirley Russ
Round the Botanical World in 60 minutes
18/10/2020
Ashburton Trip
01/10/2020
Alex Fergus
Flora of the Russian Far East
26/09/2020
Botanical Expo
26/09/2020
Botanical Expo
03/09/2020
Grant Matheson
Christchurch Botanic Gardens "The Rock Garden"
06/08/2020
AGM
The Botanical Memorabilia Collections of Barry Hancox
02/07/2020
Masa Santo
Japanese Gardens inspired by the mountains NB 7.30pm start
12/03/2020
Kenton Seth
World renowned crevice garden builder
26/01/2020
60th Anniversary Study Weekend
25/01/2020
61st Anniversary Study Weekend
24/01/2020
60th Anniversary Study Weekend
05/12/2019
Christmas Party
Botanic Gardens The Kiosk
09/11/2019
Peninsula Trip
Ohinetahi and Orton Bradley Park
07/11/2019
Rob Potterton
Overseas speaker of great repute Pottertons Nursery
05/09/2019
Andrew Young
Alpine Rhododendrons
01/08/2019
DVD with pop corn
The Remarkable Miss North
06/06/2019
Heidi Meudt
Myosotis In New Zealand and beyond the latest in Te Papa
02/05/2019
Suzanne Pickford
Sierra Nevadas
28/03/2019
Linda Meyer
USA rock garden plants
07/03/2019
Stuart Murray & Sam Eder
Autumn bulbs
07/02/2019
Doreen Mear
Round the world in 80 slides: A globetrotting plant enthusiast
01/11/2018
Todd Borland
Plants of New Foundlands Barrens where alpines meet the sea
04/10/2018
Doug Logan
Botanical Adventures in Sikkum India
06/09/2018
Stuart Murray
Maintaining a collection of rare and difficult alpines
02/08/2018
DVD with pop corn
The Eden project
07/06/2018
Ross Bicknell
Plieone Orchids
03/05/2018
Anne Murray
Oxalis; Peoples choise; Most hated weed.
05/04/2018
Edna Parkyn
Interesting garden plants
01/03/2018
Steve Newall
Mecanopsis, Gentiana, Lewisia
01/02/2018
Hamish Brown
Alpines of Japan
02/11/2017
Gillian Dunkly
Silk Road tour
04/10/2017
Dave Adams
Minnesota