Events

Do you have a garden-related event coming up? Contact Sandra to have it listed. While all effort is made to ensure accuracy, Sandra’s Garden can not be held responsible if changes are made. From June 30, all of New Zealand is again at Alert Level 1. See the official website for Alert Level information.

July 24 Public Planting Day, from 10am, Sydenham Botanic Park, Miller Rd, Tauranga. If possible, bring a spade, gloves, closed shoes or boots to do the planting; a spade, rake, and a wheelbarrow will be handy for soil spreading. If wet, postponed to August 7. Contact Brian.

July 24 Pickling & Preserving, 10am-3pm, The Falls Retreat, Karangahake Gorge, $150.

July 29 Pleione Orchids with Ross Bicknell, 7pm, Wesley Church, 13 Ave, Tauranga, $2 (non-orchid society members). Ross, from Canterbury, breeds these deciduous, terrestrial orchids, one of only a few people in the world doing so. Contact Tauranga Orchid Society.

July 29 Beginner Bonsai Classes, 7-9pm for 6 weeks, Wintec Building, Hamilton Gardens (Gate 2), $85.

August 1 Edible Weeds & Green Smoothies, 10am-2pm, Coromandel township, $85.

August 5 Contemporary Korowai Weaving, 6-9pm for 8 weeks, Fraser High School, Hamilton, $110.

August 7 Crop Swap, 10am-11am, 14 Jocelyn St, Katikati.Veges, fruit, seeds, baking, books, eggs, etc all welcome. Ph 07 549 4522.

August 7 The Full Monty Vege Gardening Workshop, 9.30am-3pm, The Falls Retreat, Karangahake Gorge, $135.

August 7 Plant Sales, Hamilton Gardens.

August 8 Plant Sale, 10am-1pm, Te Puna Quarry Park, near Tauranga, cash only.

August 14 NZ Camellia Show, noon-4.30pm, Hotel Armitage, Tauranga.

August 14 Garden Design, 9am-3pm for 2 weeks, Fraser High School, Hamilton, $89.

August 22 Edible Weeds & Green Smoothies, 10am-2pm, Raglan area, $85.

August 26 Organics: Waikato Horticultural Society, 7.30pm, Wintec classroom, Gate 2, Hamilton Gardens, $5 non-members.

August 27 Daffodil Day, New Zealand.

August 28 Start Your Gardening Journey, 9.30am-3.30pm, Papamoa Hills, $95 (includes lunch).

August 28 Daffodil Show, 11am-3pm, Hamilton Gardens. Ph Robin 021 760 545.

August 28 Worm Composting Workshop, 1-3pm, Settlers Hall, Omokoroa, small fee. WBOPDC residents only.

September World Bamboo Congress, Taiwan. Cancelled.

September 1-5 Australian Orchid Conference & Show, Creastmead, Queensland (outskirts of Brisbane). Postponed to 2022.

September 3 Morrinsville Daffodil Show, 11.30am-3.30pm, Presbyterian Church Hall, Canada St. Gold coin. Ph Margaret 027 788 6149.

September 3 Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop, 7pm, St Francis Church, 92 Mansel Ave, Hillcrest, Hamilton, $20 (if not a member of Tree Crops Association). Some tools required. Contact by email.

September 4 Crop Swap, 10am-11am, 14 Jocelyn St, Katikati. Veges, fruit, seeds, baking, books, eggs, etc all welcome. Ph 07 549 4522.

September 4 The Full Monty Vege Gardening Workshop, 9.30am-3pm, The Falls Retreat, Karangahake Gorge, $135.

September 5 Bringing Indigenous Nature Back into Towns & Cities, 7pm, Pepper Tree restaurant, Coromandel town, koha.

September 11-12 National Daffodil Show (North Island), 1.30-4pm (Sat), 10am-3.30pm (Sun), Hamilton Gardens.

September 11-12 Grow Your Own, 9am-3pm, Fraser High School, Hamilton, $89.

September 11-12 Alpine Garden Society Spring Event, Events Centre, Lincoln, Christchurch, $5. Includes demonstrations.

September 11-October 11 Tesselaar Tulip Festival, Victoria, Australia.

September 12-17 Australian Native Plants Society Conference, Kiama, NSW. Postponed to 2022.

September 19-24 Gardening Masterclass, Koanga Institute, near Wairoa, $830/$920.

September 21-26 Chelsea Flower Show, London.

September 23 The Protea Family: Waikato Horticultural Society, 7.30pm, Wintec classroom, Gate 2, Hamilton Gardens, $5 non-members.

September 24-25 Tauranga Orchid Show, 10am-4pm, Tauranga Racecourse, $3 (under 12 free).

September 25-26 Bonsai Show, Hamilton Gardens.

September 25 Plant Lovers Group Sale, 10am-2pm, Puketaha Hall (near Gordonton), Waikato, $2.

September 25-26 National Daffodil Show (South Island), Community Events Centre, Te Anau.

September 25-26 Tulip Festival, 10am-4pm, Longbush Cottage garden, near Masterton, $10.

September 26 Botanical Market, 9am-2pm, Morningside, Auckland.

September 26-October 1 Forest Garden Masterclass, Koanga Institute, near Wairoa, $828/$920.

September 27-October 1 Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand Congress, Melbourne, Australia. Postponed to 2022.

October 2 Crop Swap, 10am-11am, 14 Jocelyn St, Katikati.Veges, fruit, seeds, baking, books, eggs, etc all welcome. Ph 07 549 4522.

October 2 Daffodil Show, Hamilton Gardens.

October 9 Beginners Home Gardening Workshop, Pakaraka Permaculture, near Thames, $195. Also October 30, January 15, March 5.

October 10 Plant Sale, 10am-1pm, Te Puna Quarry Park, near Tauranga, cash only.

October 14-17 World Bonsai Convention, Perth, Australia.

October 16 Advanced Home Gardening Workshop, Pakaraka Permaculture, near Thames, $165. Also October 30.

October 16 Back to Basics Herbal Medicine, 10am-3pm, Katikati Community Centre, $55.

October 17 Soap-making, Creams & Ointments, 10am-3pm, Katikati Community Centre, $85.

October 21-28 World Rose Convention, Adelaide, Australia. Postponed to 2022.

October 28 Xanthe White: Waikato Horticultural Society, 7.30pm, Wintec classroom, Gate 2, Hamilton Gardens, $5 non-members.

October 29-November 7 Taranaki Garden Festival.

October 30 Beginners Home Gardening Workshop, Pakaraka Permaculture, near Thames, $195.

October 31 Advanced Home Gardening Workshop, Pakaraka Permaculture, near Thames, $195. Also January 16, March 6.

November Auckland Garden DesignFest. Postponed to 2022.

November NZ Herb Federation Conference, Katikati.

November 5-7 Vanda & Slipper Orchid Symposium, Florida, USA.

November 6 Crop Swap, 10am-11am, 14 Jocelyn St, Katikati.Veges, fruit, seeds, baking, books, eggs, etc all welcome. Ph 07 549 4522.

November 6 Worm Composting Workshop, 1-3pm, Memorial Hall, Katikati, small fee. WBOPDC residents only.

November 6-7 Up the Garden Path Ramble, 9am-5pm, Katikati area, wet or fine, $10. Tickets on sale from August 1 from the Katikati Information Centre.

November 12-14 Rotorua Garden Festival.

November 12-21 Sculpture Northland, Whangarei Quarry Gardens.

November 20 Cross Hills Country Fair, 9am-4pm, Kimbolton, near Feilding, $15.

November 20-21 Garden & Art Trail, Taupo, $40 (2 days).

November 21 Cambridge Garden Festival

November 22-26 Market Gardening Intensive, Pakaraka Permaculture, near Thames, $1175.

November 25 Apprenticeships: Waikato Horticultural Society, 7.30pm, Wintec classroom, Gate 2, Hamilton Gardens, $5 non-members.

November 26-28 NZ Rose Show & Convention, Conference Centre, Palmerston North. Celebrating 50 years of rose trials in the city.

November-December International Permaculture Convergence, Argentina.

December 4 Crop Swap, 10am-11am, 14 Jocelyn St, Katikati.Veges, fruit, seeds, baking, books, eggs, etc all welcome. Ph 07 549 4522.

December 4-5 Iwitahi Native Orchid Reserve Working Bee. The reserve is situated between Taupo and Napier. Email Keith for cost of lodge accommodation and other details.

December 6-10 Regenerative Living Intensive, Pakaraka Permaculture, near Thames, $1175.

Cactus & Succulent Society of American Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

2022

January 15 Beginners Home Gardening Workshop, Pakaraka Permaculture, near Thames, $195.

January 16 Advanced Home Gardening Workshop, Pakaraka Permaculture, near Thames, $195. Also March 6.

February NZ Bamboo Society Conference, Kaitaia.

March 5 Beginners Home Gardening Workshop, Pakaraka Permaculture, near Thames, $195.

March 6 Advanced Home Gardening Workshop, Pakaraka Permaculture, near Thames, $195. Also March 6.

March 18-20 Grow Otautahi, Christchurch Botanic Gardens, free.

March 19-22 Organic Market Gardening Workshop, Pakaraka Permaculture, near Thames, $395.

March 26-30 International Camellia Society Conference, Tuscany, Italy.

April 7-10 Australasian Bromeliad Conference, Auckland.

April 14-October 9 Floriade, The Netherlands. A once-in-10-years event.

May 5-7 European Orchid Council Conference and Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark.

June 8-12 World Bromeliad Conference, Florida, US.

July Singapore Garden Festival.

August 31-September 4 Australian Orchid Conference & Show, Creastmead, Queensland (outskirts of Brisbane).

September 11-16 Australian Native Plants Society Conference, Kiama, NSW.

September 26-30 Global Botanic Gardens Congress, Melbourne, Australia.

October World Bonsai Convention, Perth, Australia.

October 27-November 3 World Rose Convention, Adelaide, Australia.

November 17-20 BOP Garden & Art Festival.

November Auckland Garden DesignFest, NZ.

2023

March Floral Art World Show, Auckland, New Zealand

International Heritage Rose Conference

NZ Botanic Gardens:

Auckland: Upcoming events

Christchurch: Events calendar

Dunedin: What’s On listing

Wellington: Events.

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