Information Evenings are held monthly, public welcome. The program includes a guest speaker, followed by free raffle, supper and a chat at no charge. They are held every 3rd Monday of the month (except December), at 7.30pm in the Wesley Foyer, Wesley Uniting Church Centre, National Circuit, Forrest, unless advised otherwise in the timetable below.
At the monthly Information Evenings beginners and experts alike can receive advice about plants and gardening, exhibiting in the Society’s shows, or simply discuss horticultural matters with others interested in the same.
|Monday 17 January 2022||CANCELLED DUE TO COVID|
|Monday 21 February||Our speaker will be Greg Johnson who will talk on “Our garden in a year of calamities”.|
|Monday 21 March||Our speaker will be Judy Horton OAM. Judy’s topic is “Great American gardens and gardeners”.|
|Monday 18 April||Our speakers will be Samantha Ning and Carma Sweet from Urban Treescapes. They will be talking about trees in the ACT.|
|Monday 16 May||Our speaker will be Dr Stephen Utick. His talk is entitled “Beyond the Silk Road – a decade of Chinese garden adventures”.|
|Monday 20 June||Our speaker will be John Weatherstone who will be talking about “Native orchids”.|
|Monday 18 July||Our speakers will be Minister Rebecca Vassarotti and Greens MLA Jo Clay. The title of their talk is “Sustainable Food”.|
|Monday 15 August||AGM. Our speaker will be Belinda from The Flowering Field at Burra. Her talk is entitled “Setting up a flower farm”.|
|Monday 19 September||Our speaker will be Dominic Wong whose topic is growing peonies.|
|Monday 17 October||Garden Guru Paulene Cairnduff will talk to us about the Fetherston Gardens at Weston.|
|Monday 21 November||HSOC member Wendy Whitham will tell us about her trip to Japan in search of wisteria, peonies and azaleas.|