General Meeting - Seasonal Talk - Fund-Raising Launch - 13 November 2018

What an event this will be! Next Tuesday 13 November will see the LAUNCH OF THE FRIENDS FIRST FUND-RAISER! Come along to the General Meeting for an Arboretum update PLUS our final Seasonal Talk for the year from Amelda Keys, key sponsor of the Labyrinth Garden in the Gallery of Gardens PLUS the Launch. It's all taking place at the Margaret Whitlam Pavilion from 5.30pm. What a buzz it will be!


Harvest Group volunteers wanted!

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If you have been to the Arboretum in the last couple of weeks you will see that it is waking up. The cherry trees and the Callery Pears are just spectacular and the Discovery Garden is also a treat. Ange McNeilly who manages the garden has got it just beautiful at the moment. As we move towards summer we are looking for volunteers who might help Ange in the garden and/or would like to harvest figs or make jams and/or other preserves. Some of our jobs can be weekly but many are just before a Market Stall or if we have a glut of fruit or vegetables. It’s loads of fun!


Publication - Woods Wiki – stories of trees in Australia and related topics

The Friends of ACT Trees Inc. (FACTT) has recently released a new publication entitled "Woods Wiki – stories of trees in Australia and related topics". This is an intriguing little collection by the distinguished former Head of CSIRO Forestry and published by FACTT. It is a collection of pieces about trees and ideas - largely from and by Canberra people. A great birthday or Christmas gift idea!


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