Virginia provided an interesting talk on the problems of associated with the demise of certain species of plants, due either to consumer taste and/or the selectivity of plant nurseries of only those plants that they believe will give the best return. The concept of old fashioned is not valid but is believed by many purchasers.
There are a great number of individuals and small scale nurseries that have taken on the responsibility of holding recognized collections of specific plant species.
Many plant species are now being reclassified and renamed as botanists use sophisticated techniques to determine minor variations.
Sunnymeade Garden Tour
A bus tour to Sunnymeade garden on Saturday October 22, 2016, has been confirmed.
The tour is to include a visit to one or two gardens in the Alexandra Open Garden scheme. These additional gardens cannot be selected until the Alexander Club has finalised their program.
Annual General Meeting
The AGM for 2015-2016 is scheduled to be held on Monday August 15 at the Warburton Senior Citizens Centre commencing at 7:00PM.
Nomination forms were available, however, nominations can be proposed at the meeting.