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The Royal Horticultural Society of NSW Inc.

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Visitors are most welcome to attend any of the events noted on this page.

Your $5 entry fee to our regular monthly meetings covers a scrumptous morning tea, two guest speakers to enjoy plus horticultural specimen show bench and floral art show bench to enter or just enjoy.


This part of the webpage features events being directly organised by the RHS.  All are welcome to attend.


Unless stated otherwise, meetings of The RHS of NSW Inc. for 2017 will be held of the 4th Wednesday of the month at Beecroft Bowling Club, 128 Copeland Road, Beecroft, commencing at 9.45 am (please arrive by 9.30 am) on the following dates:





















































THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER
Annual Christmas luncheon and 'end of year' meeting. Please see Floral Art news page and/or Specimen exhibit news page for competition categories for this meeting. THIS MEETING IS ON A THURSDAY!



2018  - OTHER EVENTS


Do you want to plan well ahead for your garden show attendances? Well here are some events that may be of interest to you!

This information is provided free of charge to RHS Affiliate Societies. Please provide the webmistress with as much advance notice as possible, so that your event can be posted with plenty of lead-in time. Thank you.  The RHS reserves the right to give precendence to and/or only publish information provided to the RHS by its many Affiliated Societies on this website.

RHS Affiliated Societies are asked to complete the special '2018 Events' page forwarded to all affiliated Societies in early 2018, so that correct information is noted below, thank you.




                         







SOCIETY CONTACT DETAILS

DIARY DATES AND EVENTS

This page was updated on 23 July, 2018

Above: Photos taken at the Hazelhurst Gallery “Land Art” exhibition with RHS members and supporting spouses.

Below: General photos of Society members at various horticultural events.


Hon. PRESIDENT:
MRS. CECILY ROGERS
Tel 02 9524 6609
Email: cwcerogers@hotmail.com

Hon. SECRETARY:
MRS. SHARRYN PLACE
Tel 0418 692 003
Email: sharrynwhite@gmail.com


Hon. Assistant Secretary &

Vice President
MRS. CAROL DEPHOFF
Tel 02 9872 1160
Email: lvdephoff@iprimus.com.au

Hon. TREASURER:
MRS. JACQUELINE TWEEDIE
Tel 02 9872 1862
Email: jackietweedie@hotmail.com



AFFILIATED SOCIETY EVENTS - 2018


SATURDAY 1 SEPTEMBER, 2018

The Engadine Garden Club will be holding their 46th Spring Show today at Engadine Public School, Waratah Road, Engadine.  Open from 11am to 4pm. Entry fee is $2 for adults.  Children - free. All entry fees will be donated to Engadine Public School. For more information please contact Mrs. Joan Bloomfield on Tel 0427 955 347 or via    email: cblo9553@bigpond.net.au


SATURDAY 22 SEPTEMBER, 2018

Mona Vale Garden Club will be holding their 47th Spring Show today at Ted Blackwood Hall, Cnr. Jacksons & Boondah Roads, Warriewood. Open from 10am to 3pm. Entry fee is $2 for adults. The Show will feature flowers, potted plants, vegetables and floral art. Refreshments are also available. For more information please contact Pauline on Tel 0418 221 907


SATURDAY 22 & SUNDAY 23 SEPTEMBER, 2018

The Bromeliad Society of NSW is holding its annual Spring Show this weekend at the Federation Pavillion, Castle Hill Showgrounds, off Showground Road, Castle Hill. Free entry.  For more information please contact Mr. Ian Hook on Tel 0408 202 269 or visit the Bromeliad Society of Australia website. www.bromeliad.org.au


SATURDAY 22 SEPTEMBER, 2018

The Orange & District Horticultural Society Inc. Is holding its annual Daffodil and Spring today at St. Barnabas Hall, Cnr. McLachlan & Dora Streets, Orange from 1pm to 5pm. Admission is $5 for adults. The Show will feature daffodils, spring bulbs, miscellaneous flowers, pot plants, floral art and vegetables on display.  Afternoon teas will also be available for $5 pp. For more information, please contact the Show Secretary, Mrs. Yvonne Tracey on Tel 02 6362 3249 or contact the Society Secretary, Mrs. Janet Johnstone on Tel 02 6345 0376 or email: jmaryjohnstone@gmail.com


SATURDAY 22 & SUNDAY 23 SEPTEMBER, 2018

The Blackheath & District Horticultural Society is holding its annual Spring Show this weekend.  The event is being held at the Blackheath Community Hall, Great Western Highway, Blackheath (opposite the railway station). The event is open on Saturday from 12 noon to 5pm and on Sunday from 9.30am to 3.30pm. Entry is $5.


SATURDAY 6 & SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER, 2018

The RHS of NSW will once again be involved with the Rivendell Flower Show this weekend.  The event is open from 10am to 3pm on both days. For more information visit: www.rivendellflowershow.com.au or visit Rivendell, Thomas Walker Estate, Repatriation General Hospital, 1A Hospital Road, Concord West.


SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER TO SATURDAY 13 OCTOBER, 2018

The Garden Clubs of Australia will be celebrating “National Gardening Week” this week with garden clubs around Australia being involved.  Why not visit their website and take part in one of your local events?  For more information visit: www.gardenclubs.org.au


SATURDAY 13 & SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER, 2018

Visit Robertson, in the NSW southern highlands and enjoy the Robertson Open Gardens & Spring Plant Fair.  For more information contact Margaret on       Tel 0477 213 141 or visit: www.robertsonopengardens.weebly.com


SATURDAY 13 & SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER, 2018

Visit Gloucester on the NSW mid-north coast region and enjoy the Gloucester Garden Expo, which includes garden visits, arts & craft show etc.  For more information, please visit: www.visitgloucester.com.au


SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER & SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER, 2018

Bathurst Garden Club will be holding the “Bathurst Spring Spectacular” this weekend.  $20 entry fee gives you access to nine open gardens plus the Garden Fair, will be held at “Miss Traill’s House”. For more information,please contact Heather Hannerman on Tel 0427 470 135 or visit the website: www.bathurstgardenclub.org.au


SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER, 2018

Today will be the 34th Annual Flower Show organised by the Bemboka Garden Club.  Open from 12 noon to 3pm and held at the Bemboka Memorial Hall expect to see lovely horitcultural displays of roses, vegetable, spring flowers, floral art etc. It’s a true community event!  For more information please contact Margaret Deighton on Tel 0419 976 466 or  e: margaret.j.deighton@gmail.com


SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER, 2018

The Orange & District Horticultural Society Inc. Is holding its annual Rose Show today at St. Barnabas Hall, Cnr. McLachlan & Dora Streets, Orange from 1pm to 5pm. Admission is $5 for adults. The Show will feature roses, miscellaneous flowers, pot plants, floral art and vegetables on display.  Afternoon teas will also be available for $5 pp. For more information, please contact the Show Secretary, Mrs. Yvonne Tracey on Tel 02 6362 3249 or contact the Society Secretary, Mrs. Janet Johnstone on           Tel 02 6345 0376 or email: jmaryjohnstone@gmail.com


SATURDAY 10 & SUNDAY 11 NOVEMBER, 2018

Eight beautiful gardens available to visit in Crookwell, NSW this weekend as part of the Crookwell Garden Festival.  Gardens open fom 10am - 4pm daily. $20 ticket gives entry to all 8 gardens, or $5 for individual garden entry. For more information please visit: www.crookwellgardenfestival.com














Affiliated Societies of The RHS of NSW Inc are reminded to complete their 2018 Events Notification Form (supplied to all affiliated society secretaries at the start of 2018) with as much advance notice as possible.  This will ensure that the event can be uploaded to the website AND included in the Society’s quarterly newsletter.

To obtain a copy of this Form, please contact the Hon. Secretary of The RHS of NSW Inc. Mrs. Sharryn White.  The completed form can be emailed or posted to the Society.

MEETING DATES FOR 2018

WEDNESDAY 25 JULY, 2018

Regular monthly meeting. All horticultural and floral art entries MUST be on the table by 9.30am, thank you.  Horticultural talk by Brian Roach of Westleigh Native Nursery.  Floral art demonstration by Xavierr Ho.


WEDNESDAY 22 AUGUST, 2018

Annual General Meeting and Regular monthly meeting. All horticultural and floral art entries MUST be on the table by 9.30am, thank you.  Floral art demonstration by RHS Floral Art Judge, Mrs. Judith Little.  No horticultural speaker due to AGM.


WEDNESDAY 26 SEPTEMBER, 2018

Regular monthly meeting. All horticultural and floral art entries MUST be on the table by 9.30am, thank you.  Horticultural talk by Marueeene & Keith Smith of Soft Wood Cutting Propagation. Floral art demonstration by RHS member Mrs. Leila Vankataraan.


WEDNESDAY 24 OCTOBER, 2018

Regular monthly meeting. All horticultural and floral art entries MUST be on the table by 9.30am, thank you.  Horticultural talk by James Carrick - Arborist and TAFE teacher. Floral art demonstration by Lawrence Kwong.


THURSDAY 22 NOVEMBER, 2018 (yes, it’s a THURSDAY!)

Last monthly meeting for the year.  Also our annual Christmas luncheon. All horticultural and floral art entries MUST be on the table by 9.30am, thank you. Floral Art demonstration by Jeff Smith - florist and TAFE teacher. Please note this date in your diary NOW, thank you.