President/Secretary Lyn Proffit
12 Kennedy Place
New Plymouth 4312
ph 06 758 2802
email [email protected]
PROGRAMME FOR 2022
Members will be reminded of meetings by email.
Please offer a ride to members who may not want to drive
Please give driver something towards Petrol
Raffles at March, June, July meetings.
Feel free to bring any friends and prospective members.
FEBRUARY – Saturday 19th 2pm
Travel to John Bremer’s 5 Aratapu Street, Waitara. Take small plate
for afternoon tea. We will then go to Urenui Beach for a picnic Tea.
MARCH – Saturday 19th1.30pm
CAMELLIA WORKSHOP on practical growing, cuttings and feeding of Camellia’s. At Lyn Proffit’s 12 Kennedy Place, Merrilands.
Small plate for afternoon tea.
APRIL –Thursday 21st 6pm
Pot luck dinner in Abraham’s Lounge to eat 6.30pm
Hear about worthy gardens in NZ Garden Trust
MAY – Saturday 21st Meet Merrilands Domain leaving 9.30am
Today we will visit Te Popo garden. Then onto Hollard’s Kaponga. We will have our picnic lunch and look around before heading to the Possum Shop.
JUNE Thursday 16th 6pm
Pot luck dinner in Abraham’s lounge to eat 6.30pm
AGM then Mr Peter Catt will speak on Vireyas.
JULY – Thursday 14th 7pm
Tonight we are going Ten Pin Bowling. This should be a fun
evening finish with light supper in the party room.
AUGUST Saturday 6th Meet Merrilands Domain leaving 9.30am
Travel to Slater’s Orchids Nina Road. Then to Betty MacDonald’s 370 Upland Road were we will take our own picnic lunch and look around garden
AUGUST – Friday 19th - Monday 22nd
National Show and Convention in Taupo. Can go in Mini Van if enough interest.
Always a nice time. Nice gardens to visit.
SEPTEMBER– Saturday 3rdMeet at Merrilands Domain. Departing 9am
We will travel to the Hawera Horticulture Spring Flower Show,
Can buy lunch here. Enter our Camellia bloom’s then look around Hawera. Show opens 12.30pm.
OCTOBER – Friday 7th& Saturday 8th
Our overnight trip stay in Cambridge More information later
NOVEMBER –Saturday 19th Leave Merrilands Domain 9.30am
Visit Kevin & Aileen Taylor 136 Paraite Road
“KOWHAI” Garden Neil & Linda 92 Ridgewood Drive.
And other local gardens.
DECEMBER -- Sunday 5th, 6pm Eating at 6.30pm
Christmas Function this year will be at the Plymouth Hotel.
Please note: the rules of any Covid-19 lockdown Levels may affect any or all events. Stay safe, everyone.
PLEASE MARK THESE DATES ON YOUR CALENDARS AND DIARIES
In August 2021 we held a flower show at Palmers Garden Centre.
In June we celebrated our 60th Birthday with a lunch at the Plymouth Hotel; here's our oldest member Beryl Sutton (left), with Lyn Proffit, preparing to cut the celebratory cake.