aps mornington peninsula

APS Mornington Peninsula is a local member group of Australian Plants Society Victoria.

APS Mornington Peninsula Activities Calendar 2020

Upcoming Events for 2020

Visit this page for updates.

Currently all indoor events are cancelled due to the cover-19 situation.

Walks in limited group sizes have now resumed.

Our next walk is at Balbirooroo Wetlands in Balnarring on Saturday 11th July starting at 1:30. Please be there by 1.15pm for the usual sign in and footwear spray.  Meet at Balnarring PS carpark.

Day Date Time Venue Topic
Tues 18 February Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre 5 for 5 (5 members talk to 5 pictures)
Sat 22 February Afternoon – 1pm Karwarra Australian Plant Garden Visit
Sat 1 March All day   Clean Up Australia Day
Tues 17 March Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre Cancelled
Sat 21 March Morning – 10:30am Seawinds Propagation  workshop

Cancelled

Sat 18 April Afternoon – 1pm Sorrento-Portsea coast Coastal Walk

Cancelled

(school hols 30 Mar-13 Apr, Easter 10-13 Apr)
Tues 21 April Afternoon – 2:30pm Benton Square Community Centre Cancelled
Sat 2 May 10:00 am – 3:30pm Seawinds, Arthurs Seat State Park Plant Sale

Cancelled

Wed 6 May 7:00 – 9 :00pm Benton Square Community Centre Public course Gardening with Australian Plants session 1

Postponed

Wed 13 May 7:00 – 9 :00pm Benton Square Community Centre Public course Gardening with Australian Plants session 2

Postponed

Tues 19 May Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre Plant Identification
Wed 20 May 7:00 – 9 :00pm Benton Square Community Centre Public course Gardening with Australian Plants session 3

Postponed

Sat 23 May Day – tba tba walk

Cancelled

Wed 27 May 7:00 – 9 :00pm Benton Square Community Centre Public course Gardening with Australian Plants session 4

Postponed

Sat 30 May Day – 10:30am or 2pm tba Public course Gardening with Australian Plants garden visit

Postponed

Tues 16 June Afternoon – 2:30pm Bentons Square Community Centre Seaford/Edithvale Wetlands

Cancelled

Sat 20 June Afternoon – 1pm Seaford/Edithvale Seaford/Edithvale Wetlands
Sat 18 July Afternoon – 2:30pm Bentons Square Community Centre Cancelled
Sat 25 July or 1 August Morning – 9:30am Devilbend Reserve Planting morning
Sun 16 August Day – tba tba Fungi spotting
Tues 18 August Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre Annual General Meeting
Fungi
Sat 29 August Day – 9:30am Devilbend Reserve Weeding morning
Tues 15 September Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre Eremophilas
Sat 19 September Day – 10:30am Warneet Reserve Excursion
Sat 3 October Afternoon – 1pm tba Garden visit or Wildflower Walk
Tues 20 October Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre Grand Plant Table
Sat 24 October Afternoon – 1pm tba Garden visit or Wildflower Walk
Tues 17 November Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre tba
Tues 17 November Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre tba
Sat 21 November Day – tba tba tba
Sun 6 December Day – 12pm Rosebud Flowers & Fruit – 2020 final lunch

 

 

 

Previous 2020 Events

Tuesday 18th February

7:00pm for a 7:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

5 for 5 (5 members talk to 5 pictures)

Saturday 22nd February

1:00pm Karwarra Australian Plant Garden visit

Saturday 30th May 

1:00pm Main Ridge Conservation Reserve walk

Saturday 13th June

1:30pm Seaford Wetlands walk

Saturday 27th June 

1:30 Warringine Park wetlands walk/boardwalk

 

 

Previous 2019 Events

Tuesday 19th February

7:00pm for a 7:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Our Cultivation Experiences – Committee members

 

Saturday 9th March

Bonsai Workshop 2 – Charles Saffroy

Saturday 16th March

Propagation workshop – Seawinds Garden volunteers

 

Tuesday 23rd April

2:00pm for 2:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Balcombe Creek Restoration – Liz Barraclough (BERG)

 

Saturday 4th May

Annual Plant Sale – Seawinds Gardens

Saturday 18th May

Balcombe Creek Walk – Liz Barraclough (BERG)

 

Tuesday 18th June

7:00pm for a 7:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Plant identification with basic botany – Tony Thake, (Seawinds Gardens)

 

Saturday 20th July

2:00pm for 2:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Speaker – Trevor Blake – Banksias

Saturday 27th July

Devilbend Reservoir 9:30am

Planting morning – Ranger Sam Pollard

 

Tuesday 20th August

2:00pm for 2:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Speaker – Mornington Peninsula Shire Ranger

– Mornington Peninsula Bushland Reserves: Revegetation and Biodiversity

Saturday 24th August

Devilbend Reservoir 9:30am

Weeding morning – Ranger Sam Pollard

 

Saturday 21st September

Peninsula Gardens Bushland Reserve 9:30am – Mornington Peninsula Shire Ranger

 

Saturday 5th October

10:30am Garden Visit – Bob and Dot O’Neill’s garden, Narre Warren (2005 ABC Gardener of the Year)

Tuesday 15th October

7:00pm for a 7:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Annual general Meeting

Karen and Mark Allison – Floral Highlights of Our 2018 Western Australia Trip

 

Saturday 9th November 

10:30am Garden Visit – Sue Gilbert’s garden, Mt Eliza

Tuesday 19th November

7:00pm for a 7:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Speaker – Royce Raleigh – Lesser Known / Small Plants in the Garden

 

Sunday 8th December

Break-up lunch – Noon

Verena Reich’s garden – 24 Mashie Court, Rosebud.