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August Meeting

posted Aug 23, 2019, 10:44 PM by BoxHill GardenClub   [ updated Aug 23, 2019, 10:45 PM ]
August Meeting


   Camelia "Gorgeous"
                                                                                    Tuesday 20th August 2019
                                                        Topic - Oxalis
                                                   Presenter - Joy Quinn

Our presentation today was given by Joy Quinn who spoke to us about Oxalis. Joy has a great love of this somewhat controversial plant which is often regarded as a weed by many. Indeed it can be a very invasive plant, and is not permitted to be grown or sold in N.S.W., but there are over 900 species of Oxalis world wide, many of which have very pretty flowers of various colours. Joy gave us a wonderful digital display accompanied by a delightful talk. She also brought along pots of different kinds of Oxalis and answered questions from the members. Thank you very much Joy - it was greatly appreciated!

                                                                                Betty Knox Award (Best Exhibit)
                                                  Winner - Bob Yeomans
                                                 Exhibit - Camelia "Gorgeous"
                                                     Congratulations Bob!

                                                      Popular Vote Award
                                                      Winner - Margaret J
                                                       Exhibit - Daphne
                                                 Congratulations Margaret!

Next month the topic will be Irises, a favourite of many. The presentation will be given by Terry Nisbet, so please come along and join us at 10am on Tuesday 17th September.

        from Show Bench