The Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden 2019
Be guided by members of the North Shore Group of the Australian Plants Society to learn about our wonderful native plants. No booking needed – just turn up at the:
The Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden
420 Mona Vale Road, St Ives, NSW, Australia
9.45 am for a 10.00 am start on any of the dates below. All meetings will finish at about 12.30 pm.
There is a fee of $5 per person, discounted to $2 for Australian Plant Society members.
(The ‘Walk Only’ meetings are free.)
All talks have an ID focus. No prior knowledge is required and information sheets will be provided.
All walks are easy. For the walks please wear a hat, have suitable footwear and bring water. Sunscreen
and insect repellant would also be a good idea.
Term 1 Autumn ( In this term there will be just three ‘Walk Only’ meetings.)
(It is suggested you bring a snack. For enquiries ring Helen on 94891735)
March 4 - Monday
| Focused on the history of Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden.
| April 8 - Monday
| Focused on edible plants – plants used by early white settlers and plants that indigenous people might have used.
| May 6 - Monday
| Focused on wildlife. Maybe there’ll be a possum visitor.
Term 2 Winter (Meetings involving a talk followed by a walk begin here)
17 June 2019
An Introduction to Native Plants
(A one hour talk followed by a one hour walk)
At Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, 420 Mona Vale Road, St. Ives
10 am to 12 noon, on Monday, 17th June
A Walks & Talks Programme sponsored by North Shore Group of Australian Plants Society
Bookings not necessary. Enquiries: 94175217
8 April 2019
Edible Native Plants Walk
A walk lead by members of Australian Plants Society-North Shore Group, focussing on edible native plants at :
420 Mona Vale Road
, St Ives
9-45 am on April 8th.
Walkers should wear closed shoes and a hat and bring water. This walk is free and new participants are welcome. For more information phone 94175217.
Photo by Isolde Kamerman shows Warrigal Greens, also known as New Zealand Spinach or Tetragonia. These plants saved our early settlers from scurvy.
Download term 2 NOTES as pdf files
Download the 2019 program (pdf)