Promoting the pleasures of gardening in Canberra and the surrounding region

Welcome to HSOC – The Horticultural Society of Canberra Inc.

About Us

The Society was formed in 1929. Initially it aimed to foster the spirit of gardening in Australia’s very new national capital so that Canberra might become a ‘garden city’. The Society has been involved in many activities over the years including: seed distribution to members, planning the National Rose Garden, garden and flower competitions, public talks and floral displays, as well as the present day Shows, Bruce Demonstration Garden, and production of The Canberra Gardener.


What's new at HSOC

Upcoming events

November 2020

Working bee 28 November

28 November, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bruce Demonstration Garden Bruce, Canberra,

Join us for a little light work at our monthly Working Bee at the Bruce Demonstration Garden. Meet other members, have morning tea and a chat, and see what's happening in the garden. Come and go as convenient. For insurance purposes, only members can participate.

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