60th Anniversary Event
Join us for a very special Winter Regional Gathering as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Society for Growing Australian Plants (SGAP), both nationally and in Queensland where we are now known as Native Plants Queensland (NPQ).
The following is the draft program for the Winter Regional Gathering at John Oxley Reserve, Murrumba Downs on Sunday June 18.
9.30 General arrival & morning tea (scones, native jams and cream with lemon myrtle tea and coffee)
10.15 Welcome to Country – Nikki Taylor
Welcome to Moreton Bay Region – Cr Denise Sims
10.30 Guest Speaker – Wes Mortenson MBRC Landscape Architect
11.15 NPQ Meeting – short business
11.30 60th Anniversary celebration
Past Presidents remember; PowerPoint, Celebration cake & citation presentation
12.30 Lunch (60 minutes) – BYO to share, with tea and coffee provided
1.00 Plant Raffle drawn during lunch
1.15 Carole Green shares the story of John Oxley Reserve and then forms participants into walking groups
Spring Wildflower Show and Native Plants Market
16-17 September, 2017 9am-3pm
Entry $2Brisbane Botanic Gardens,Mount Coot-tha
- Low prices
- A wide variety for all gardens
- Popular and rare plants available
- Expert advice - talk to the growers
- Allied group displays
- Learn more at the Speaker's Corner
Our Spring Native Flower Show and Plants Market is a much anticipated yearly event. As well as the spectacular Spring Wildflower display, we will have a range of native plants for you to buy. Get some expert advice from our growers and learn something new at the Speaker's Corner.
More information coming soon.