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PROGRAM FOR 2021

 


MONTH

DATE

MEETING/EVENT

SPEAKER /
CONVENER

PLANT OF MONTH

SUPPER

January


19th

Working Bee, Heritage Forest Native Garden, Mowbray 9.30 - 11.30 AM

Suzanne Talbot

February

6th

Propagation at APST Nursery, Windsor Precinct, Riverside 1 - 3 PM

Janet Hallam

   
 

16th

AGM and General Meeting - Max Fry Hall, Trevallyn 7.30 PM


   

Louise Skabo, Sharon Percy & Anna McGrane,

 

23rd

Working Bee, Heritage Forest Native Garden, Mowbray 9.30 - 11.30 AM


Suzanne Talbot
   


March


6th


Propagation at the APST Nursery, Windsor Park, Riverside 1 - 3 PM


Janet Hallam

 

16th

Members night - Pollinators and how they do it - Max Fry Hall, Trevallyn 7.30 PM

Lynne Mockridge, Roberta Blackwood-Beattie, Rosemary Whish-Wilson, Prue
Wright, Roy Skabo & Ian Thomas
 

Daphne Longman

 

23rd

Working Bee, Heritage Forest Native Garden, Mowbray 9.30 - 11.30 AM

Suzanne Talbot

   

April

3rd

Propagation at APST Nursery, Windsor Precinct, Riverside 1 - 3 PM

Janet Hallam

 

17th

Autumn Native Plants Sale at Max Fry Hall, Trevallyn, open 10 AM

     
 

20th

Business Meeting at 6.45pm followed by General Meeting - Tasmanian Bushland Garden - Max Fry Hall, Trevallyn 7.30 PM


Sib and Keith Cirbett
 
Kay Pallett
 

24th

Excursion to East Coast - Tasmanian Bushland Garden at Buckland and a property Windsong at Little Swanport


   
 

27th

Working Bee, Heritage Forest Native Garden, Mowbray 9.30 - 11.30 AM


Suzanne Talbot
   

May

1st

Propagation at the APST Nursery, Windsor Park, Riverside 1 - 3 PM

Janet Hallam

 

 

18th

General Meeting - Biosecurity - Max Fry Hall, Trevallyn 7.30 PM


Toni Furlonge

Peter Dowde


Sharon Percy
 

25th

Working Bee, Heritage Forest Native Garden, Mowbray 9.30 - 11.30 AM


Suzanne Talbot

 

June

5th

Propagation at the APST Nursery, Windsor Park, Riverside 1 - 3 PM

Janet Hallam

 

15th

General Meeting - Ferns - Max Fry Hall, Trevallyn 7.30 PM


Mark Wapstra

Lynne Mockridge

Louise Skabo
 

16th

Excursion to Notley Fern Gorge


Mark Wapstra
   
 

22nd

Working Bee, Heritage Forest Native Garden, Mowbray 9.30 - 11.30 AM


Suzanne Talbot
   

July

3rd

Propagation at the APST Nursery, Windsor Park, Riverside 1 - 3 PM

Janet Hallam

 

16th

Excursion to Evercreech Forest Reserve - Cancelled due to inclement weather


Roy Skabo
   
 

20th

Business Meeting at 6.45 pm followed by a Members Night - Plant Families - Max Fry Hall, Trevallyn 7.30 PM


Bruce Pike, Jeff Campbell, Peter & Daphne Longman




Fran Mason &
Janet Hallam
 

27th

Working Bee, Heritage Forest Native Garden, Mowbray 9.30 - 11.30 AM


Suzanne Talbot
   

August

7th

Propagation at the APST Nursery, Windsor Park, Riverside 1 - 3 PM

Janet Hallam

 

 

16th

Excursion to Queen Victoria Art Gallery, Wellington St., Launceston, to view botanical art by Australian artists. Meet at 10am at the venue


Gilly Zacks
   

17th


General Meeting - Australian plant cultivars versus wild sources species - finding the right balance - Max Fry Hall, Trevallyn 7.30 PM


Angus Stewart

 



Rosemary Verbeeten


Gilly Zacks

 

24th

Working Bee, Heritage Forest Native Garden, Mowbray 9.30 - 11.30 AM


Suzanne Talbot
   

September

4th

Propagation at the APST Nursery, Windsor Park, Riverside 1 - 3 PM

Janet Hallam

 

12th

Excursion to Beauty Point property and Yorktown, phone 0409 273 996 for more information


Sharon Percy
   

21st


General Meeting - Design and construction of the new Tasmanian flora garden at the RTBG - Max Fry Hall, Trevallyn 7.30 PM

Christopher Lang

Daphne Longman

Karen
Manning

 

24th

Visits to 2 gardens in the Hawley Beach area - Rescheduled to Monday 27 Sep. Meet 10am at John Tabor residence, phone 0409 273 996 for further details.


Sharon Percy
   
 

28th

Working Bee, Heritage Forest Native Garden, Mowbray 9.30 - 11.30 AM


Suzanne Talbot
   

October

2nd


Propagation at the APST Nursery, Windsor Park, Riverside 1 - 3 PM

Janet Hallam

 

4th

Excursion to proposed prison site on Birralee Road, Westbury. From Westbury drive north about 1.25 km to cross the Meander River. The gate is approximately 700m further along on the left. Meet at 10am, and bring your lunch. Phone 0448 330 353 if further information required


Janet Hallam
   
 

13th

Excursion to Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens in Hobart, to view the Tasmanian native plant section. meet at main gate of the RTBG at 10.30am sharp. RSVP to Janet, Sharon or Gilly. Contact Roy if you require further details.


Roy Skabo
   
 

16th

Spring Native Plants Sale at Max Fry Hall, Trevallyn, open 10 AM


Janet Hallam
   


19th

General Meeting - City of Launceston Reserves - Max Fry Hall, Trevallyn 7.30 PM


Kathryn Pugh

Margaret Killen


Prue Wright

 

20th

Excursion: meet at Cambridge Street Reserve at 9.30am (entrance next to street number 71) for a hour or so walk, then travelling to Carr Villa Flora Reserve (entering at Opossum Rd) around 11.30am. We will do a circuit of the reserve and then have lunch in the carpark, if members wish.


Roy Skabo

   
 

26th

Working Bee, Heritage Forest Native Garden, Mowbray 9.30 - 11.30 AM


Suzanne Talbot
   

November

6th

Propagation at the APST Nursery, Windsor Park, Riverside 1 - 3 PM


Janet Hallam



 

7th

Excursion to Chris Calverley's property at Tayene


Roy Skabo
   
 

12 - 14

State-wide Members' Get-together - Tarkine area - see email April 9th for further information regarding accommodation and booking


   
 

16th

General Meeting - Propogating our threatened Orchids - Max Fry Hall, Trevallyn 7.30 PM

Magali Wright

Margaret Hosford

Margaret
Hosford

 

17th

Excursion related to Grasses


Ian Clarke
   
 

23rd

Working Bee, Heritage Forest Native Garden, Mowbray 9.30 - 11.30 AM


Suzanne Talbot
   

December

TBA

Christmas Dinner



   
 

TBA

Propagation at the APST Nursery, Windsor Park, Riverside 1 - 3 PM



Janet Hallam

   
 

18th

Excursion with LFNC to Arthurs Lake


Roy Skabo &
Jeff Campbell
   


TBA

Working Bee, Heritage Forest Native Garden, Mowbray 9.30 - 11.30 AM


Suzanne Talbot
   
January
2022

17th

Excursion to Fingal area


Roy Skabo
   


25th

Excursion to Lake Augusta


Roy Skabo
   
February

17th

Excursion to Ben Lomond


Roy Skabo
   

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