What to choose?

There is so much on at the moment – and even if you’re not in the Tauranga area I’m sure your home patch has plenty to offer as well.

Head on over to the Events page for details, but here are some of the things happening this weekend.

Talk on Cycad Care, 10.30am at Coast Palms and Cycads, 1907A SH2 (between Papamoa and Te Puke, find a map here), free. Take a chair.

Permablitz Tour, 10am – 4pm, Katikati, free (edible plant donations welcome). An introduction to the community craze that’s actively changing backyards.

Foraging for Free Food, 10am –12.30pm, $30, Papamoa. Learn which “weeds” are good to eat and how to turn them into nutrient-packed smoothies. (see Wild about smoothies, posted earlier this week).

NZ Carnivorous Plant Society Summer Show & Sale, 10am-4pm, Auckland.

Sustainable Gardening Workshop: 2pm-4.30pm, Historic Village, 17th Ave, Tauranga, free. Topics include no-dig gardening, sheet composting, and worm farms.

Both days:
Monarch Butterfly NZ Trust Conference in Auckland. Speakers from Australia, the US and New Zealand.

The Australasian Bromeliad Conference is on until Monday in Auckland.

Summer: Utopia into Dystopia exhibition, Waitakaruru Sculpture Park (between Cambridge, Morrinsville and Hamilton).

Please note that the Events page has also been updated today (well, it’s updated most days) to include Xanthe White’s free organic gardening workshop in Mount Maunganui on April 6.



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