|HSOC Trial Garden at Bruce
Horticultural Society has a garden at Bruce,
adjacent to the Canberra Institute of Technology, where plants are being
trialled by members and grown to demonstrate what grows well in
Canberra and surrounds. Findings will be recorded for the purposes of
future editions of The Canberra Gardener, and information used in other
HSOC publications and on the HSOC website.
Scroll down to find the photo gallery.SPECIAL EVENT
On Saturday 27 May, from 9.30 to 11.30 am, there will be a Dahlia Digging and Tuber Storage Demonstration.
This will show people the proper way to lift dahlia plants to avoid
damaging tubers, it will explain the method for dividing the plant to
give more plants next season, and it will show some methods for storing
the cut tubers.
The Demonstration will take place at the HSOC's trial garden, on the corner of Battye St and Purdie St in Buce.
bees are held monthly on the last
Saturday of the month from 9.00am to noon (come and go as convenient)
unless the date conflicts with
another major HSOC event. Dates for the next few months are:
Saturday 18 March (note this revised date)
Saturday 29 April
in Working Bees must be HSOC members for insurance purposes. For further information on
the garden, email email@example.com or phone 02 6248 5862. Members are always welcome to visit the garden on working bee days.
See also the Timeline for the HSOC Trial Garden at Bruce to access information on all the work that has been done since 2010.
Report of July 2014 - vegetable trials
Report of 16 January 2013
Trial Garden Location
or Press here for google maps.
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Open Day at Trial Garden March 2016
Some photos from 2015
Open Day at the Trial Garden 30 November 2013
Photos of the Trial Garden from August 2012-March 2013