Browsing Archive: August, 2011

Post Weekly 11/8/11

Posted by Jane Reardon on Friday, August 26, 2011,
The July meeting welcomed new members and amused old members with a trivia quiz - as reported in the Post Weekly.  See attached 
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Free entry to botanic gardens!

Posted by Jane Reardon on Wednesday, August 24, 2011,
Premier Barry O'Farrell has announced that there will be free entry to the Mt Annan and Mt Tomah (Blue Mountains) botanical gardens for all, a saving of $2.50 and $5.50 respectively for each individual.
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Goulburn's native flora

Posted by Jane Reardon on Wednesday, August 24, 2011,
Following on from our guest speakers from the Wetlands Working Group some members asked about what plants are actually indigenous to the Goulburn district.  Member Patricia Mackey has identified these via the Council's website at www.goulburn.nsw.gov.au

There are many natural vegetation communities in Goulburn, ranging from grassland and open woodland, to dry sclerophyll forest.

Within these vegetation communities, there are 14 species of Eucalyptus. These include:

Eucalyptus amplifolia...


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Helleborus care

Posted by Jane Reardon on Wednesday, August 24, 2011,
See how the experts do it.  Courtesy of Helleborus Downunder.  Visit www.helleborusdownunder.com .

Planting - You can plant at any time of the year. First select an area you wish to plant, spade the area nice and deep. When digging holes for plants, dig deeper than needed for the plant and put some old manure or leaf mulch in the bottom along with some loose soil over that to cover it. Then plant your Hellebore and water in well. Hellebores do need shade in summer but do try to avoid plantin...


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Goulburn Post 29/7/11

Posted by Jane Reardon on Monday, August 1, 2011,
The Goulburn Argyle Garden Club's first vice president - Margaret Cameron is also the Goulburn Branch Chair of the NSW Farmers' Association, and Region 11 Chair.  Read newspaper article attached. 
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