Gar­den Di­ary

The Tribune (NZ) - - GARDENING -


BUT­TER­FLY WORK­ING BEE: Bring a spade, fork, trowel, prun­ing shears to Apollo But­ter­fly Park, off Apollo Pde, Mil­son, from 10am Sun­day, Au­gust 14.

BON­SAI DEMON­STRA­TION AND WORK­SHOP: Bring a tree to work on guided by award­win­ning bon­sai artist Sam Bri­erly, Palmer­ston North Leisure Cen­tre, 569 Fer­gu­son St, Satur­day Au­gust 20, 10.30am to 4pm, $5.

NZ GAR­DENER OF THE YEAR: 10th an­nual com­pe­ti­tion with Gar­dena and NZ Gar­dener. Nom­i­na­tions close Au­gust 21. Fi­nal­ists pub­lished in Oc­to­ber. See NZ Gar­dener on


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, non­mem­bers $1.50.

GAR­DEN­ING VOL­UN­TEERS: Wanted@Aro­hanuI Hospice, morn­ing tea pro­vided. En­quiries Cathy 356 6606 or .


COB­BLERS GAR­DEN: Half a hectare with na­tive and ex­otic plants, 500 Apiti Rd, Feild­ing. Open by ap­point­ment, 06 328 5805 or email the­cob­blers@in­

CROFTON WIL­LOWS: 1.2 hectares of gar­dens and lakes, 197 Makirikiri Rd, off SH1, Mar­ton. Con­tact Doreen and Derek Hig­gin­son, 06 327 5542 or

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

MAGEO WOOD­CRAFT: Cot­tage gar­den, craft shop and py­ro­graphic art dis­play. Con­tact 06 328 4820 or email ma­ge­owood­

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