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March 2021

Mahoe Reserve Working Bee March 2021

March 7 @ 2:00 pm

  Come along and help us in the restoration and maintenance of the Mahoe Native Reserve. Please wear suitable shoes, bring spades, garden gloves, sunglasses or other eye protection, also a bucket for mulch, if you can. Working bees are the first Sunday of every month from 2pm at the Mahoe Reserve, Boundary Road, Lincoln (opposite the High School). For more information contact Sue, mahoereserve@gmail.com or call 021 100 1009.   Our Sponsors A big thank you to our wonderful…

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How to Propagate Bulbs

March 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

A workshop to demonstrate how to propagate the bulbs of plants such as daffodils, to expand flower production. Presented by Jill Reader, Senior Tutor in Horticulture at Lincoln University. Gold coin donation appreciated to support the Community Gardens. ___________________________ Do you have bulbs growing in your garden that you would like to propagate? Bring along your own bulb(s) and Jill will show you how to chip and take home the finished product. Jill will bring all required equipment. Time will…

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What’s Your Poison?

March 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lincoln University, Ellesmere Junction Road/Springs Road
Lincoln, 7647 New Zealand

Join Kim Hill and panellists in a stimulating discussion The discussion will examine such issues as: Pesticides - good or evil? What is fact or myth in the management of pests, diseases and weeds? Are these agri-chemicals helping or harming us and the environment?   Panellists: Ian Shaw | Professor of Toxicology Steve Wratten | Distinguished Professor of Ecology Mark Ross | Chief Executive Agcarm Hamish Marr | Methven Arable Farmer   Event Details: Doors open 6.30pm, Event starts 7.30pm. $5 KOHA on the…

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April 2021

Basic Bonsai Techniques

April 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

An Introductory Workshop presented by Tony Bywater, Christchurch Bonsai Society. Bonsai is an art form probably started by the Chinese over 2000 years ago, using trees grown in containers or on rocks to represent the beauty and majesty of nature. Have you ever thought of developing your own Bonsai tree? Come to this workshop to learn how to do it. Watch an ordinary nursery tree turned into a Bonsai, then have a go yourself. Learn what to look for in…

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