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2nd April 2021 (Good Friday)

There will be no meetings today. The afternoon floral art group has been cancelled for this month and the evening garden club group will meet next Friday.

9th April 2021

Monthly Meeting at Ocean Road Community Centre.

Evening Group, 7 p.m.

Speaker: John Bongiovanni – Bonsai

Flower of the month: autumn foliage

7th May 2021

Monthly Meeting at Ocean Road Community Centre.

Afternoon Group, 1:30 p.m.

Competition: M.W.T. BEST USE OF LEAVES.

Practice: IKEBANA for June comp. Container low flat, square, pottery, china (pyrex dish not too high) tall cylinder fat round, oblong. Material, bark, curved sticks, aspidistra leaves, flax, geranium leaves used to cover base, large ivy, fig leaves. Clean and soak material well, lightly polish leaves with a little cooking oil. Good mechanics, needle holders, oasis, frogs, oasis fix.

Evening Group, 7 p.m.

Speaker: Bruce Batten – further progress in the new garden he is making at his property in Ohau.

Flower of the month: camellia

4th June 2021

Monthly Meeting at Ocean Road Community Centre.

Afternoon Group, 1:30 p.m.

Competition: IKEBANA.

Practice for July: JUST THE TWO OF US. Use two matching containers if possible, any style or shape eg. bottles, tall, medium, short. The two containers are linked together by using material from one looping over into the second container and vice versa which brings them together. Materiel, broom, curved sticks, agapanthus leaves, flax, a few flowers. Make sure material is well soaked. You will be shown how to curve broom.

Evening Group, 7 p.m.

Speaker: to be confirmed.

Flower of the month: a winter flower or shrub.

Monthly meeting – Sales Table
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