Aaron Mears from Living Classroom Project fascinated members with a talk on Greening the Desert utilising many permaculture practices which could easily be used in home garden situations.
The historic Fairhill Native Botanic Gardens nursery at Yandina has recently been sold and is undergoing a complete renovation under the guidance of new owners and horticulturist Byron Cawthorne.
Byron will speak to the club about plans for the ‘new’ Fairhill and impart valuable tips on the establishment of an Australian native wildflower garden.
Liz from The Succulent Garden, a wholesale on-line nursery will advise members on the propagation and care of the many and varied succulents that grow on the Sunshine Coast.
Paul from Coolum Tours and Travel will detail the various garden related coach tours on offer departing from the Sunshine Coast to local and interstate destinations.
Darryl Ruprecht will introduce his new book King of the Ferns and tell us all about these wonderful Australian platyerium staghorns.
Club member Nita Bettridge will be sharing information on how to propagate and care for Anthuriums.