Gardening Australia – September 2019

(Jacob Rumans) #1

CALENDAR


18 SEPTEMBER 2019 GARDENING AUSTRALIA


TASMANIA


7 TH– 8 THClaremont
Daffodil,Camellia
&SpringFlowerShow
Sat1pm–5pm,Sun10am–3.45pm.
ClaremontMemorialHall,cnrMain
RdandBiltonSt,Claremont. 0429811
968.$2.Floralart,plantstall,raffle.Opening
andtrophypresentationbyJenniferStackhouseonSat(2pm).

7 TH– 8 THWynyardGardenClubDaffodil&FlowerShow
Sat10.30am–4pm,Sun10.30am–2.30pm.UnitingChurchHall,
DodginSt,Wynyard. 0408381 273.$3.Displaysofdaffodils,
floweringplantsandbonsais.Plantandbulbstalls,raffles,
refreshmentsavailable.

15 TH‘PlanaNativeGarden’Workshop
1.30pm–4pm.InveraweNativeGardens, 1565 ChannelHwy,
Margate.(03) 6267 2020.$30,includingafternoontea.Bookings
essential.Learnhowtogetyournativegardenstarted.Includes
walkingaroundInverawewiththeheadgardener,discussing
landscapingtips,pruningandplantselection.inverawe.com.au

QUEENSLAND


31 ST Aug– 6 TH Sept Brisbane Arcade Spring Flower Show
Mon–Thu and Sat 9am–5pm, Fri 9am–8pm, Sun 10am–4pm.
Brisbane Arcade, 160 Queen St, Brisbane. (07) 3231 9777. Free.
Celebrating the shopping arcade’s 95th year with floral crowns
and bejewelled flower installations. brisbanearcade.com.au

7 TH– 8 TH Wildflower Spectacle and Plants Market
Sat 9am–4pm, Sun 9am–3pm. Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt
Coot-tha, Mt Coot-tha Rd, Toowong. 0417 538 383. $3. Native
Plants Queensland’s annual show. Expert advice. Plants for sale.
Interest groups (birds, butterflies, bees, frogs). npq.org.au

20 TH– 21 ST Gold Coast District Orchid Society Spring Show
Fri 8am–4.30pm, Sat 8am–3pm. Albert Waterways Community
Centre, cnr Hooker and Sunshine Blvds, Mermaid Waters. 0417
504 838. $4. Orchids on display. Plant sales, raffles, refreshments.

20 TH– 25 TH Toowoomba Clivia Society Annual Show
9am–5pm. TAFE Horticultural Pavilion, Campbell St, Toowoomba.
0437 533 982. Gold coin donation. Clivia displays. Advice and
demonstrations. Flowering plants, seedlings and seeds to buy.
Proceeds to Diabetes Australia. toowoombacliviasociety.com.au

20 TH– 29 TH Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
Various times, locations and prices. (07) 4688 6661. Floral
displays of annuals and bulbs in Queens Park and Laurel Bank
Park. Grand Central Floral Parade. Garden tours. Gala dinner.
Includes three-day food and wine festival. tcof.com.au

27 TH– 28 TH Glasshouse Country Orchid Society
Spring Spectacular
Fri 8.30am–4.30pm, Sat 8.30am–2.30pm. Beerwah & District
Community Hall, 25 Peachester Rd, Beerwah. 0418 621 563. $3.
Displays by local orchid societies. Potting demonstrations and
cultural advice. Plants, accessories and floral arrangements for
sale. Food and refreshments. glasshouseorchids.com.au

28 TH– 29 TH Wondai Spring Garden Expo
Sat 8am–4.30pm, Sun 8am–1pm. Wondai Sportsground and
Lions Pavilion, Bunya Hwy, Wondai. (07) 4168 9297. $5 per day,
$8 for both days. Horticultural and photography show. Quality
stalls selling plants and garden products. Craft, decorators’ and
collectors’ items. Guest speaker Kate Wall. Live country music.

WESTERNAUSTRALIA


1 ST– 30 TH Kings Park Festival
9am–5pm. Kings Park and Botanic Garden, Fraser Ave,
Kings Park, Perth. (08) 9480 3600. Free. Tens of thousands of
Western Australian wildflowers in bloom. Guided walks, science
talks and outdoor exhibitions. Musicians and roving performers.
Food and refreshments available. kingsparkfestival.com.au

29 TH Sept– 4 TH Oct Blooming Biodiversity Conference
9am–5pm. Albany Entertainment Centre, 2 Toll Pl, Albany.
0409 113 125. From $120 for single-day registration. Program
featuring expert speakers, designed around the theme ‘Know,
grow, conserve and enjoy our Western Australian wildflowers’.
Excursions to national parks. Optional tours of the South West
and Great Southern regions. bloomingbiodiversity.com.au GA

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