Diary Dates



        South Australia
Camellias of South Australia Annual Camellia Show 46 Carrick Hill Drive
Springfield. See FLYER

       New South Wales St Ives Annual Orchid Fair & Show. St Ives Showground off Mona Vale Road
       between St Ives & Terry Hills. Friday & Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 9am-3pm. Entry $5
       Phone; 0425 336 049

       New South Wales Camellias Illawarra Annual Reticulata Show. Bull Uniting Church Hall.
       Cnr Princess Hwy & Point St Bulli. Refresh, Plants for Sale

        New South Wales Bonsai Society of Sydney. Annual Bonsai Exhibition Forrestville Community
        Arts Centre 6 Darley St Forrestville. Phone 0401 275 313 Email:
25 - 26
         South Australia
 Lilium and Bulb Society The 2018 Garden Rally Cornerstone College 68 Mount
         Barker Road MT BARKER and Down the Garden Path
.  See Flyer 


      Tasmania Claremont Flower Show Group. Daffodil, Camellia & Spring Flower Show.
      Claremont Memorial Hall, Cnr Main Rd & Bilton St, Claremont. Saturday 1pm - 5pm,
      Sunday 10.30am - 3.45pm. Entry $2. Ph 0429 811 968 or E stanwalker93@gmail.com

1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th
      New South Wales Illawarra Grevillia Park Celebrating the 25th year of the park being open 
      to the public Spring Open Days Rear of Bulli Showground Princess Hwy Bulli Near Bus Station
      Entry $5
See website

2, 9, 16, 23
      South Australia Camellia Society Adelaide Hills. Open Days Stangate House, Euston Rd, Aldgate  
      12noon - 4pm Entry $5 Ph 0408 081 124 or E:

8 - 9
      Queensland Karana Downs Garden Club Coucals Open Garden Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th 
      8 Belah Street Mount Crosby Open: 9am – 4pm, $8 Entry Fee. Light refreshments served by the 
      Australian Red Cross (Ipswich Branch) who also benefits from the gate fee
. See Website 

15 - 16
      Western Australia Northern Districts Orchids Society and The Cymbidiums Orchids Society
      of WA
combine for the 2018 Spring Orchid Show Aranmore Catholic College Hall Cnr Oxford
      St & Franklin St Leederville. Lynn Brooks 0414 922 923 or Bruce Larson 0417 903 280

        Queensland Toowoomba Clivia Society Inc Annual Clivia Show at the TAFE SW Pavilion off
        Lindsay Street Toowoomba as part of the Annual Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers celebrations.
        See our

22    New South Wales Mona Vale Garden Club 47th Spring Flower Show 
Ted Blackwood Hall, cnr Jacksons & Boondah Rds, Warriewood 10.00am – 3.00pm
        Admission: Adults $2.00 Children (No charge) Display of flowers, potted plants, vegetables,
        herbs & floral art. Plants, white elephant goods & cakes for sale. Refreshments available. For further
        details contact: Pauline 0418 221 907 
See Website 

28 - 29
       New South Wales Twin Towns & Garden Club 26th Flower & Garden Show Brett Street Tweeds
       Admission $5. Click on the two following documents
 Flower Show Page Schedule Our Logo

        NewSouth Wales Leura Garden Festival Upper Blue Mountains See Attached

       Queensland Floral Art Society of Queensland, Open Show “Razzle Dazzle” Brisbane
        Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha Auditorium, Mt Coot-tha Cost: $4 (school children free) 9.30am -
        4.30pm Phone: 0412 735 483 (Heather) or Email: fasqsecretary@gmail.com Website 

October (Dig In and Celebrate)

Australia All Over Dig In and Celebrate Week Your club is invited to participate in this nation wide event by having a special occasion at your club to show what you do as we can highlight the activity here in the Diary Dates and highlights in articles or images. It can be either side of those dates if your club does not meet in that week during October. So come on and celebrate by digging in (an activity relevant to what you do) and join other Australians from west to east and north to south.

NewSouth Wales Leura Garden Festival Upper Blue Mountains See Attached FLYER

        NewSouth Wales Leura Garden Festival Upper Blue Mountains See Attached

        Victoria Mt Macedon & District Horticultural Society Garden Lovers Fair
Bolobek, 370 Mt Macedon
        Rd Macedon.  There will be more than 30 stalls selling plants of all descriptions, garden ornaments
        and tools and garden treasures.  Entry is $12 per day one adult, $20 for Saturday and Sunday 10am
        to 4pm and children under 15 free. See
PDF See Flyer

       New South Wales Royal Horticultural Society NSW Spring Show incorporated in
       Rivendell Flower Show Thomas Walker Estate Hospital Road Concord West. Website

        NewSouth Wales Welcome to the 58th Annual Bilpin Flower Show & Spring Fair will be held
         at Bilpin
. Click here to view the Flyer
 There are also Open Gardens nearby and Mount Tomah
         Botanical Garden is only a few kilometres away so it’s a day full of wonder for gardeners.
         See Facebook 

         Tasmania Devonport Garden Club Open Garden Day on Saturday 27th October 2018 10am to 5pm
with 5 gardens open $5 entry of $15 for all 5 gardens, morning and afternoon teas and plant stalls.
:  dev.garden@hotmail.com ph: 0407 849 449.

         Western Australia Rockingham & Districts Garden Club Annual Plant Sale Hillman Hall Unnaro
         Street Hillman
See Flyer

27 & 28
        New South Wales Tumbarumba Tastebuds Festival is a wonderful combination of 10 Open gardens,
        Flower Show, 8 open vineyards and cellar doors, markets, Garden Art and Painting Competition and 
        Floral Art Display. Come and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Snowy Mountains,
view beautiful
        gardens and savour special menus matched with award winning wines.


New South Wales Milthorpe Garden Ramble See FLYER

        Victoria MERRIJIG OPEN GARDEN hosted by Mansfield Garden Club Sunday from 10am to 4pm.
  Address: 215 Powers Road, Merrijig - a High Country garden open to the public for the first time. 
        Entry $10 children under 12 free.  Stalls, displays, entertainment and food available.  
Mansfield Garden Club for further details.

10 -11

        New South Wales Crookwell Garden Festival8 cold-climate gardens open all weekend,
        10am-4pm. Popular Garden Lovers Market selling a wide range of plants, tools, garden art
        and much more, Saturday only, 8.30am-2pm).
More information

10 - 11 and 17 - 18
Rotary Club of Brighton North The Garden DesignFest will be held on two weekends 
        Rural areas 10 &11, Melbourne and the Peninsula 17 & 18.  Gardens will be open 10am to
Garden DesignFest showcases the work of Victorian's most acclaimed garden
        designers. See


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