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Australian Conifers, Casuarinas, Bonsai + more

21 August 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

$60 – $75

Broaden your knowledge and outlook about our ‘other’, fantastic Aussie trees! Dr Roger Spencer will lead us into the world of the non-flowering Australian Tree Gymnosperms such as Agathis, Araucarias, Athrotaxis, Callitris, Largostrobus, Phyllocladus, Podocarpus, Prumnopitys and Wollemia. The renowned Dr Greg Moore will cover aspects of urban tree planting, Kevin Ritchie from the Victorian Native Bonsai Club will speak about ‘Penjing’ with Australian trees, Rodger Elliot will be covering Casuarinas and their allies including the beautiful ‘Daintree Pine’, Rodger & Gwen Elliot will show how shrubs might become small trees and John Thompson will tell how these plants have been utilised and the inspiration for a whole range of other uses over time.

Bookings are essential. Members $60 • non-members $75 • students $30
Booking forms: Friends of RBG Cranbourne – Activities .


21 August 2016
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
$60 – $75
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Australia and NZ


Australian Garden Cranbourne
Corner of Ballarto Rd & Botanic Drive
Cranbourne, Victoria 3977 Australia
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