Below is our online event calendar for 2022

We also have Covid-19 Guidelines for meetings and excursions (7 Sept 2020).

Upcoming Events

    • 8 Oct 2022

    Gold Coast Native Water Plants with Anne Windsor, 10.30am

    • 11 Oct 2022

    9.00am Wallace Street North Park, Caboolture. UBD Map 48:B17. Walk afterwards in Lagoon Creek Reserve from Toovey Street. UBD Map 48:D14.

    BYO morning tea/ lunch


    • 11 Oct 2022

    6.30pm at Queens Park Environmental Education Centre, Merle Finimore Avenue, Ipswich


    • 12 Oct 2022

    Gold Coast Propagation at NCP, 9.30am

    • 12 Oct 2022

    Mackay Regional Forests Working Bee

    • 14 Oct 2022

    9.30am Hiller’s place 1964 Mount Glorious Road, Mount Glorious.

    Shared morning tea and BYO lunch. Bring a chair, friends and plants for the raffle


    • 14 Oct 2022

    Mackay Social lunch at MRBG Café

    • 15 Oct 2022

    Dave's Creek Trail at Binna Burra (12km) 8.45am

    • 15 Oct 2022

    The warmer weather is just around the corner so now is a great time to stock up on your native plants and get planting!

    There will be a huge range of native plants to suit any garden, plus many highly knowledgeable people to answer all your native plant questions.

    Entry is free and open to all (indoor event so no pets allowed sorry).

    Details are as follows:

    ✅ Low prices direct from growers

    ✅ Tubestock starting at $2.50 to larger plants

    ✅ Free entry & expert advice

    ✅ Fantastic range for all gardens (water-wise plants, bush foods, bird/bee/butterfly-attracting plants, PLUS rare and unusual plants)

    ✅ Displays by Environmental Groups – Bushfood, Birds, Bats, Revegetation.

    ✅ Catering by Rosewood Community Centre. Plus a coffee van!

    ✅ Cash and EFTPOS available.

    Location: 1 Railway St, Rosewood QLD 4340

    Date: Saturday 15th October, 9am to 3pm

    Cost: Free entry & parking!!

    Please BYO bags/boxes for plant purchases.

    Brought to you by Native Plants Queensland Ipswich Branch


    • 15 Oct 2022

    Location to be confirmed. Contact the Secretary for details


    • 15 Oct 2022

    Currimundi, Maroochy and Yandina. 9.30am meet at beach end of Coongarra Esplanade, Wurtulla, for morning tea; 10.00am walk through Kathleen McArthur Reserve; call in to Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens for lunch; drive on to Fairhill Nursery, Yandina, for plants purchase. BYO food, drinks and chair


    • 15 Oct 2022
    • 16 Oct 2022

    Toowoomba Weekend at Girraween National Park


    • 15 Oct 2022

    Meeting & Garden Design Study Group – Fairhill Nursery & Kathleen McArthur Reserve

    9.30 am meet at beach end of Coongarra Esplanade for morning tea;

    10.00 walk through the Reserve; drive on to Fairhill Nursery, Yandina for lunch and plants purchase.

    Hopefully Alex Hansa will join us!  BYO food, drinks and chair


    • 20 Oct 2022

    9.30am for 10.00am at Christmas Creek, Scenic Rim (contact Secretary for further details 0400 128 057)


    • 21 Oct 2022

    Enquiries to President 0427 788 184 or Secretary 0409 719 192

    • 21 Oct 2022
    • 23 Oct 2022

    Gardens of Scenic Rim, Tweed Valley & Gold Coast - TBC

    [This is a three day excursion – 2 nights’ accommodation to be organised]


    • 22 Oct 2022

    Gold Coast Propagation at NCP,8.30am to 11.00am

    • 27 Oct 2022

    Mackay Propagation Group Nursery Session

    • 28 Oct 2022

    7:00pm at Frenchville State School Activity Centre (Turn up the hill at the traffic lights on Frenchville Road).

    Program detail TBA

    • 30 Oct 2022

    9.30am at a private garden in northern NSW for shared morning tea, Covid allowing, meeting starts at 10:00am. 'Small Plants Group’ meeting after lunch. Contact Ross on 0405 510 459 for details


    • 31 Oct 2022

    Mackay Branch operated MRBG Herbarium

    • 1 Nov 2022

    Meeting 7pm Kenmore Library Meeting Room. The speaker will be Wayne Rohlfe, a very knowledgeable orchid grower to speak about Native Australian orchids and their naturally occurring hybrids with an emphasis on plants in the garden, where to purchase etc.

    This interesting subject will be followed by our usual show of specimens, plant raffle and supper.


    • 19 Nov 2022

    Quarterly meeting, St Faiths Church 1 Sutherland Drive Strathpine.

    Report on ANPSA Conference Kiama NSW

    1.00 pm BYO afternoon tea and after a quick NPQ Meeting we will hear Lawrie & Carol Guard tell us about their experiences at the ANPSA conference.


    • 6 Dec 2022

    Meeting 7 pm Kenmore Library Meeting Room. Christmas meeting where members contribute photos or items of interest. Shared supper, specimens and raffle follow.


    • 11 Dec 2022

    Christmas Meeting: George & Helen Smith, Warner

    More detail to come.

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