Hosted by the Parramatta-Hills Group, APS NSW
10 -12 pm: Boongala Native Gardens and Rainforest
76 Pitt Town Road, Kenthurst, 2156.
Boongala Native Gardens and Rainforest is an 11 acre property located in Kenthurst, NSW. These extensive gardens have been developed over a number of years by Mal and Jenny Johnston. The property also includes a lush rainforest, which has been maturing for the last 25 years. When you visit Boongala you will discover a wide range of Australian plants, wildflowers and the birdlife they attract. A large range of native plants are for sale on site at the gardens.
Guided rainforest ad bush tucker tour (11am)
12 -1 pm Lunch
Bring your own lunch and enjoy it either in the Boongala Gardens or at the Gumnut Community Hall, where plants will also be available for sale.
Note: Boongala Gardens is a 30 minute drive from the Gumnut Community Hall.
1 - 4 pm
Meet at the Gumnut Community Hall, Gumnut Place, Cherrybrook.
Entry fee, which covers hall hire, afternoon tea and associated costs for the Gathering.
$10 non members
1-1.30 pm: APS NSW Ltd Annual General Meeting
1.40-2.30 pm: Presentation by Peter Olde on grevilleas for small gardens. Peter is a recognised world authority on grevilleas, a life member of APS NSW, a recipient of the ANPSA Australian Plants award, and co-author of a number of books on the genus.
2.35 pm: Afternoon tea provided by the Parramatta Hill Group of APS NSW.