This is the official site of The Northern Districts Horticultural Society Inc.
Northern Districts Horticultural Society Inc.
The Society is a friendly group of gardeners who meet on the last Monday each month, including public holidays, commencing at 7.30pm, except for December.
MEETINGS ARE HELD AT THE WAVELL HEIGHTS COMMUNITY HALL, EDINBURGH CASTLE ROAD, WAVELL HEIGHTS.
Ech night the club has a competitive show, attracting on an average approximately 200 entries. Numer of exhibits vary depending on the season
Sections for Cometition include :- FLORAL ART - POT PLANTS - ORCHIDS - DAHLIAS - ROSES - CUT FLOWERS - FRUIT AND VEGETABLES - COOKING.
Accredited Horticultural Judges are used for judging the exhibits and
various trophies are presented at our AGM.
We have a guest speaker each month, usually on a horticultural based topic.
A light supper is served at the end of the meeting.
We also have a raffle and lucky exhibitors prize each month.
FUNDRASING: is substantially from our street stall at Mother Day on the Saturday morning. Donated items are sold including floral arrangements, potted plants, home made cooking and flowers.
BUS TRIPS and GARDEN VISIT DAY'S; are usually held twice a year. Garden visit days usually include morning tea and a BBQ lunch.
TRADE NIGHT; allow members to sell plants on a commision(10%) One night in July and November.
CHRISMAS PARTY; usually a two buffet catered for by the committee. A nominal fee of $10 per head(subject to review) is charged to members.
EKKA; Our exhibit at the EKKA has been continous since early 1950's and Northern Districts is on of the only Horticultural Societies or graden Clubs exhibiting in this section.
NEWSLETTER; Four newsletter editions are published each year for our members.
All prices quoted are subject to change as deamed necessary by the Management Committee.