ROSE PRUNING: Free hands-on demonstration by members of the Manawatu Rose Society, Dugald Mackenzie Rose Gardens, Victoria Esplanade, Saturday July 2, 2pm (Saturday July 9, 2pm if wet). Bring your own secateurs. Enquires Peter 358 0071.
FREE HORTICULTURAL COURSE: 17-week, 5-days 9am – 3pm, Nat Cert in Horticulture – lvl 2, commences July 11 with Land Based Training & green hub. Student allowances apply. Enquiries Yvonne 560 email@example.com
AWAPUNI GARDENING CLUB: Gather for a cuppa at 9.30am for meeting at 10am, third Tuesday of each month, Awapuni Community Centre, Newbury St. Enquiries Peggy 357 5600.
PALMERSTON NORTH HORTICULTURE SOCIETY: Meet second Wednesday of each month Community Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson St, 7.30pm. Guest speakers, sales table, raffle, table show. All welcome, non-members $1.50.
GARDENING VOLUNTEERS: Wanted@ ArohanuI Hospice, morning tea provided. Enquiries Cathy 356 6606 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
COBBLERS GARDEN: Half a hectare with native and exotic plants, 500 Apiti Rd, Feilding. Open by appointment, 06 328 5805 or email email@example.com.
CROFTON WILLOWS: 1.2 hectares of gardens and lakes, 197 Makirikiri Rd, off SH1, Marton. Contact Doreen and Derek Higginson, 06 327 5542 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GREENHAUGH GARDENS & NURSERY: A ‘‘New Zealand Garden of Significance’’. 1874 colonial homestead, semi-formal gardens, SH3 between PN and Ashhurst . Contact Lynne 357 3878 or greenhaugh.co.nz.
THE HERB FARM: Fourteen themed gardens open 7 days, 10am to 4.30pm. Cafe, shop and beauty retreat, Grove Rd, Ashhurst. Contact 326 8633 or herbfarm.co.nz.
KINSALE GARDENS: Open by appointment for groups, walks and weddings between Feilding and PN. Contact Jenny or Alan 06 329 2841.
MAGEO WOODCRAFT: Cottage garden, craft shop and pyrographic art display. Contact 06 328 4820 or email mageowoodcraft@ gmail.com.