total gardens plant feature.Dipladenia citrine . 10 Februray 2016Photo: Trevor Veale / The Coffs Coast Advocate
total gardens plant feature.Dipladenia citrine . 10 Februray 2016Photo: Trevor Veale / The Coffs Coast Advocate Trevor Veale

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The Australian Plants Society Coffs Harbour branch welcomes new members to monthly meetings and outings. We would love to share our knowledge and enthusiasm for Australian native plants with you. Details Alison 0439 597 118.

Coffs Harbour Orchid Society meets monthly in the meeting room at the Botanic Garden. Learn more about growing of orchids, social get together over a light supper after meeting. Ed Pearce 0418 519 908 or coffsos@gmail.com

Woolgoolga District Orchid Society meets 12.30pm fourth Saturday monthly Community Centre, Boundary St, Woolgoolga. If you have an interest in orchids you're invited. Jennifer Lock 0447 323 761

Bellinger Valley Orchid Society meets 10am third Monday monthly at Bellingen Uniting Church Hall. Meetings include flowering orchid displays, occasional guest speakers. Peter 6651 9083 or Tracey and Gary 6569 5410.

Nambucca Valley Orchid Society meets 7.30pm first Monday monthly, except January, Nambucca Heads Entertainment Centre small hall. Helen 6567 5191 or Harold 6568 6693.

Coffs Harbour Garden Club meet 1.30pm at the Botanic Garden on the third Saturday of each month (Jan-Nov). New members and visitors always welcome. Experienced gardener or beginners. Sue Young 0413 883 831 or Jane Durler 6656 1041 or visit www.coffsgardenclub.com.

Coffs Harbour Tokonoma Bonsai Society meet 12.30pm first Saturday of the month at Guide Hall Minorie Dr, Toormina . Beginners welcome. Denise 6652 3884.

Woolgoolga and Districts Garden Club meet 1.30pm second Saturday monthly at the CWA Rooms, Beach St, Woolgoolga. Competitions and a monthly outing to gardens and places of interest. Robyn 6649 1050.

Nambucca Valley Garden Club meets first Saturday of the month, alternatively at the Macksville Showgrounds and the Catholic Church, Nambucca Heads. Marion 6564 8897



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