Minutes September 2014

Lilium & Bulb Society of SA Inc minutes of the meeting 3rd September 2014 in the Crafers Institute.

Speaker: Greg Ruckert – explaining botanical taxonomy.

Preparation now progressing for December 2014 and 2015 January shows
Lilium & Bulb Society of SA Inc minutes of the meeting 3rd September 2014 in the Crafers Institute.

Meeting commenced: 8.06pm

Welcome: President Greg Ruckert advised members that Rowley Filmer died last night. Visitors and prospective members Trinette Riechers, Trevor Nottle, Wendy Eckermann were welcomed.

Apologies: Martin Fidge, Jeanette Keough, Ceridwen Moss, Eva Groening, Avril Dalby, Margaret Greig, Greg Lawrence, Alan O’Leary, Di Robson, Ann Ruckert, Chris and Tania Thomas.

Speaker: Greg Ruckert – explaining botanical taxonomy.

Minutes of meeting held August 6th 2014 moved Rob Fairweather, seconded Barb Field, carried.

Business arising:
Stirling Market report. Thanks to Barb Field for organising and new members for helping. Needs a sign across front of the stand to identify us.
Photos for show. Rob Fairweather needs by end of October on stick at Nov meeting.

Correspondence in:
  • GCA Calendar and order form.
  • Reminder - Enfield Hort Soc Spring show, Klemzig Community Hall, 242 North East Rd Klemzig. Sat 13th Sept 12n to 5pm, Sunday 14th 10am to 4pm.
  • African violet show 25th 1pm to 5pm and 26th Oct 10am to 4pm, Burnside Community Centre, 401 Greenhill Rd Tusmore.
  • SA Iris Show, Oct 25th and 26th, Goodwood Community Centre.
  • Open garden, ‘Dalveen’, 173 Dalveen Rd Woodchester. Sat 20th and Sun 21st September 10am to 4.30pm. Also one at Bletchley same weekend.
  • GCA affiliation papers etc.
  • American Lily Bulletin.
Correspondence out: Emails and phone calls to interested people from Stirling market.
Treasurer’s report: See minute book. Moved Fred Dolan, seconded Helen Fairweather, carried.
Website report: Rob Fairweather, report on market stall. Published membership application form. Now on website and operational.

New business:
1. Show – Kate O’Brien. Meeting between Fred Dolan, Greg Ruckert and Kate O’Brien decided:-
1a. To allow the judges to do what they like with the class and add extra classes on the day if necessary.
1b. Add a junior floral art class. Emphasize the novice section for new members. Print prize cards on day.
1c. Club will need to purchase a printer which can print card.
2. December show at Greg Ruckert’s more information to come.
3. Bulbs for January show need to be at Nancye’s by first week of January. Pack in paper bags, don’t wash bulbs as they rot. Need helpers on the bulb sales table and entry table. Need large bottles for show. Rob Fairweather will show how to set cameras to take large photos for display.
4. Planting day September 25th (Thursday) 1pm at Greg Lawrence’s 1018 Greenhill Rd, Summertown. Come early and bring lunch if you wish.

Any other business: Garden Express has pre orders can we select some to grow on for 2016 show at discounted prices. Moved Greg Ruckert, seconded B Field that Nancye Kopunic and Marg Jenkins order up to $200 worth. Carried.

Show and tell: Trevor Nottle - large jonquil, Kerry Dellar - first bloom of Earlicheer from raffle table. Jeff Boden - hellebores, Rosemary Thomson - selection of tiny daffodils.

Raffle and supper

Next meeting October 1st 2014. AGM

Meeting closed 10.05pm