Minutes November 2015

Lilium and Bulb Society of SA Inc. Minutes 4th November 2015

Welcome: - Acting chairperson Kate O’Brien welcomed 20 members present as per attendance sheet.

Apologies: - G and A Ruckert, R and H Fairweather, R Field, S Freeman, S Gordon, G and L Lawrence, C Moss, P Simpson, W Wilson,

Meeting commenced at 7.45pm Read More...

2015 AGM

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Lilium & Bulb Soc of SA held in the Village Well, Aldgate on 7th October 2015.

Meeting commenced at 9.20pm

Present: 24 members as per attendance sheet. Read More...

Minutes October 2015

Lilium and Bulb Society of SA Inc. Minutes 7th October 2015

Meeting commenced at 7.30pm

Welcome – President welcomed 24 members present as per attendance sheet.

Apologies:-
V Grapentin, Avril Dalby, Kerry Dellar, Lynn Elzinga-Henry, Helen Fairweather, Martin Fidge, Barb and Rob Field, Shirley Gordon, Lawrence Ng, Trevor Nottle, Di Robson, Ann Ruckert, Philip Sampson, Pat Simpson, Jason Wilkinson, Wendy Wilson, Kathryn Stevens.

Speaker:- Pat Toolan – Aril Irises and other species. Read More...

Minutes September 2015

Lilium and Bulb Society of SA Inc. Minutes 2nd September 2015

Speaker:- Chris Daniels on ‘Why cities need nature’.
Stirling Market: A successful event
Discussion Paper:- More responses requested

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Minutes August 2015

Lilium and Bulb Society of SA Inc. Minutes 5th August 2015

Greg Ruckert spoke on the first part of his Borneo trip. Interesting city and jungle photos wild orangutangs being fed at the shelter.
Many different amorphophalis varieties found, many not yet identified taxonomically; these vary from small plants to huge ones.
Very diverse plant species shown in dense shaded bush with very small pockets of leaf litter supporting quite large plants. Read More...

Minutes May 2015

Lilium & Bulb Society of SA Inc Minutes 6th May 2015
Meeting commenced: 7.36 pm

Phil Schluter showed us different colour personalities and asked us to nominate the colour type we believed was most appropriate for ourselves.
He then went on to invite 4 different gardeners to describe how their gardens were designed, and how they each visualised the end effect. He then went on to attempt to categorise their personalities.

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Minutes March 2015

Lilium & Bulb Society of SA Inc. minutes of the meeting held on 4th March 2015 at the Village Well Aldgate.

Speaker: Paul Roberts-Smith, Managing Director Van Diemen Quality Bulbs told us about the production and distribution of bulbs in Australia and for export. Van Diemen Quality Bulbs produces all the tulip bulbs sold by mail order nurseries in Australia and exports them to Holland. He described how tulips and liliums are planted, grown and harvested at Table Cape. He also gave a $60 Van Diemen voucher as first prize for the raffle. Paul was thanked for his very interesting talk by President Greg Ruckert and presented with a small gift. Read More...

2014 AGM

Annual General Meeting of the Lilium & Bulb Soc of SA held in the Crafers Institute on 1st October 2014.

Election of officers for 2014/15
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Minutes October 2014

Lilium & Bulb Society of SA Inc meeting minutes 1st October 2014

Barb and Steve from Yarrabee Garden and Iris were the guest speakers. Steve showed a powerpoint presentation on growing bearded iris with a small section on other iris species easily grown in South Australia. A full colour catalogue of irises is available on the Yarrabee website www.yarrabee.net. Read More...

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 Read More...

Minutes August 2014

Lilium & Bulb Society of SA Inc minutes

Propagating liliums from seed and scales
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Bob Dalby gave an excellent demonstration of scaling bulbs and propagating from the scales and followed this with germinating seed in sphagnum moss and planting on into seed trays. This demonstration will be filmed and put on the website later this year. Read More...

Minutes June 2014

Lilium & Bulb Society of SA Inc Minutes 4th June 2014

PA system budget raised to $1700.
All Day lilies have arrived and are in the ground.
Logo selected is‘Beauty from Underground’.

Next meeting is a subsidised dinner. Read More...