CALENDAR OF SHOWS 2022

The calendar shows the events planned for garden clubs in Queensland on a monthly basis With the uncertainty of COVID 19 restrictions, please refer to the society website to verify the event is still happening.

As of January all dates are unknown as COVID will cause cancellations and postponements

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JANUARY

FEBRUARY 

National Palm & Cycad Show 

DATE               26-27 February 2022
OPEN TIMES    9am – 4pm and 9am - 3pm
PLACE             Auditorium, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha, Toowong
COST               $3
FEATURES      Your members can check out 41 different alternative palm varieties that are easy to grow here. Many are small and medium in size so fit well in suburban gardens. Interesting-shaped leaves and colours. They’ll be given this list on entry and will be able to look for examples to view (and buy).
CONTACT         www.pacsoa.org.au/wiki/Pacsoa_Annual_Show   Martin Lack, 0419 646 200
National President, Daryl O’Connor
 

Stanthorpe Garden Fest And Trade Fair

Date              25 February 6 March 2022

Open Times  9 am to 4 pm.

Place             Stanthorpe Showgrounds , 8 High Street

Cost              Free

Features       Landscape Supplies Craft Sale Plant Displays and Sales

Phone          0449003325 http://applegrape.org

Flyer            The Stanthorpe Garden Club Inc Gardenfest 2021

MARCH

Begonia show Details 

DATE               5th March 2022  Rescheduled later this year
OPEN TIMES    9am – 3pm
PLACE             Auditorium, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha, Toowong
COST               $3
FEATURES      Begonias Galore along with Tropical Plants - Succulents and much more.
CONTACT         Shevanti Ph 55022579 a/h; info@queenslandbegoniasocietyThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Workshop          11am.
Brochure           Begonias in 2022

25 Anniversary Colour on Parade’            

Northern District Horticultural Society & Qld Dahlia Society

DATE              March 12th !3th

OPEN TIMES    Saturday 11:30am to 3:30pm, Sunday 9- 3:30pm

PLACE             Wavell Heights Community Centre, Edinburgh Castle Rd, Wavell Heights

COST               $4, children free; free parking

FEATURES       Horticultural show featuring around 200 dahlias, floral art, roses, pot plants, cut flowers and orchids

CONTACT         Noel Ph 3359 3457 David Stephenson 3261 1177

Brochure           Colour on Parade 2022

Dahlia Show Qld Dahlia Society Show

Date                  Unknown       

Venue               Auditorium Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

CONTACT         Noel Ph 33593457

African Violet & Gesneriad Annual Show and Plant Sale

DATE               26th March 2022  ONE Day only

OPEN TIMES    Sat 9 am – 3pm

PLACE             Auditorium Brisbane Botanical Gardens Mt Coot-tha

COST               Adults $4, children free

COVID              Double Vacinated

FEATURES       Largest display and sale of African violets and their related Gesneriads in Qld;

                          advice on growing, potting supplies, leaves and plants of all sizes for sale;

                          refreshments available; crafts for sale

CONTACT         Secretary 3264 4612 (9am – 5pm only) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                        www.africanvioletsocietyqld.happyo.com or

                        Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AfricanVioletSocietyOfQld/

Brochure         African Violets

Bromeliad and Tropicals Show & Sales Bromeliad Society of Qld

DATE                2nd and 3rd April

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8am-4pm; Sun 8am-1pm 

PLACE             Belmont Shooting Complex, 1485 Old Cleveland Rd Belmont

COST               $4 children under 15 free

FEATURES       variety of plants for sale from over thirty experienced growers including bromeliads, tropicals, indoor plants, orchids, hoyas, begonias, succulents and many more.

CONTACT         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Lien Reilly 0422 125 302

BROCHURE      Broms Qld Aututmn Show

APRIL

A Garden A-Fair Queensland Council of Garden Clubs

Date                 2nd  and 3rd April

Venue               Auditorium Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Contact             www.qcgc.net

Presidents Morning Tea

Date                 14th April

Venue               Auditorium Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Contact             www.qcgc.net

 

Autumn Garden Spectacular (Ipswich Orchid Society & Bromelaide)

DATE               9th and 10th April 2022

OPEN TIMES    8:30am 3pm ---- 9:00am to 2pm

PLACE             Silkstone State School, Prospect St, Silkstone

COST               $4.00 entry

FEATURES       orchids, bromeliads, cultural advice, Australian natives, hibiscus, potting demonstrations, craft sale table and much more; refreshments, bus trips and groups especially welcome, wheelchair friendly

CONTACT         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone                 Noelene Schultz 0423 072 82

Flyer                 Ipswich Garden Spectacular

Queensland Orchid Society Autumn Show

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8.30am – 3.30pm Sun 8.30am – 3pm

PLACE             Belmont Shooting Complex, 1485 Old Cleveland Rd Belmont

COST               tbc

FEATURES       Orchid plants in bloom for sale, potting demonstrations, floral art, free cultural advice

CONTACT         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wondai Autumn Garden Expo

DATE               16th and 17th April 2022

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8– 4.30pm Sun 8-1pm

PLACE             Wondai Sportsground & Lions Pavillion, Bunya Highway, Wondai

COST               $5, children under 15yrs free $8 two day pass

COVID              Covid Safe Event

FEATURES       Horticultural Show and display, quality stalls for garden and home items, Guest speakers, plant cloakroom, entertainment, free parking, disabled parking

                        (Also South Burnett Orchid Society Annual Show on Saturday 9.30am – 3pm at Wondai RSL Hall, MacKenzie St; cost $3, contact 4168 1695)

CONTACT         www.wondaigardenexpo.com         Beryl 4168 1696  Stallholders contact

Wondai Garden Expo   Jodi 0413 115 495

Speaker           Barbara Beerling

Brochure           Wondai Garden Expo

Plants Market by Native Plants QLD

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES    9am – 3pm

PLACE             Samford Showgrounds 38 Showgrounds Dr, Highvale-Samford Valley

COST               tbc

FEATURES       Native plants for sale; expert advice; light refreshments on sale

CONTACT         www.sgapqld.org.au

MAY

Eastern District Orchid Society 55th Autumn Show

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8.30am-4pm Sun 8.30am-3pm

PLACE             Belmont Shooting Complex, 1485 Old Cleveland Rd Belmont

COST               $4 children under 14 free

FEATURES      

CONTACT         edos.org.au/edos-show

Bonsai Show Bimer Bonsai Club

DATE               30thApril

OPEN TIMES    Sat 9am – 4pm Sun 9am – 4pm

PLACE             Auditorium Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha

COST               Adults $3 Child under 13 years free

FEATURES       Majestic Bonsai o display, Demonstrations at 10am and 1pm daily. Items for sale including a large                                  green stock area plus all other Bonsai items

CONTACT         Bruce ph 3263 9609

Flyer                  Bimer Bonsai 2022

Ipswich Show 2022

DATE               14th and 15th May

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8.30 – 4pm, Sun 8.30 – 3pm

PLACE             Cnr Warwick & Salisbury Rds, IPSWICH Q 4305

Mail                  PO Box 812, BOOVAL Q 4304

Entries              Joanne Hadnutt https://showday-online.com/how-to-place-entries/

FEATURES       Focused on gardens and plant lovers of all types with "birds and bees" the theme. Plant sales,  garden equipment, ornaments, bees, insect houses, chickens and more. Great guest speakers, plant creche, food stalls,

CONTACT        Ph – 07 3281 1577    https://ipswichshow.com.au Joanne Hadnutt

Flyer                 Ipswich Show 2022

Pine Rivers Garden and Plant Fair

DATE               14th and 15th May

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8.30 – 4pm, Sun 8.30 – 3pm

PLACE             Pine Rivers Show Ring, 757 Gympie Road, Lawnton

COST               $6, children under 15 free

FEATURES       Focused on gardens and plant lovers of all types with "birds and bees" the theme. Plant sales,  garden equipment, ornaments, bees, insect houses, chickens and more. Great guest speakers, plant creche, food stalls, live music. Dogs on leashes are welcome

CONTACT         www.pineriversgardenandplantfair.com

Qld Rose Society Autumn Show adn Floral Art

DATE               21st and 22nd May

OPEN TIMES    Sat 11.30am-4pm, Sun 9am – 2.30pm

PLACE             The Auditorium, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, Toowong

COST               $4 children under 12 free

FEATURES        hundreds of colourful, fragrant blooms, friendly and experienced rose growers to answer your questions, and give you advice about which are the best roses to grow in Queensland and how to care for them. Rose potting demonstration. Cut roses, potted roses and gardening products for sale, as well as a variety of 'rosy items' and refreshments.

CONTACT         Website: www.qld.rose.org.au

Flyer                 Autumn Rose Show 2022

 

 Herb Awareness Qld Herb Society

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES    9am – 3pm

PLACE Albion Peace Hall, 102 McDonald Rd, Windsor

COST               Free; no ATM on site

FEATURES       Herb displays, Learn how to garden sustainably in our challenging climate with popular Brisbane gardener, Kate Wall. Share in Chef Dale Chapman's passion for the traditional dishes of her childhood as she prepares indigenous bush tucker. Demonstrations, guest speakers, and workshops presented by qualified Queensland Herb Society members. Learn to propagate herbs and other plants at the coffee cup recycling station. Culinary, medicinal & rare herbs and other plants for sale. Market stalls with unique herbal products, preserves, cosmetics, arts & crafts, bush foods. Café Sage for delicious, home-made, herb inspired foods and beverages

CONTACT         www.qldherbsociety.org.au

Flyer   Herb Awareness Qld Herb Society

JUNE

Esk Garden & Lifestyle Fair

DATE               June 18

OPEN TIMES    8am- 3pm

PLACE             old Esk Railway Station in Pipeliner Park, Esk

COST               gold coin donation

FEATURES       variety of plants & everything gardening. Guest Speakers. Free entertainment. Live chainsaw sculpture carving. Delicious food, specialty coffee.

CONTACT         facebook.com/eskgardenandlifestylefair 

Flyer                Valley of the Lakes

Friendship Day QCGC  

Date         29th June     Club competition max 6 per club

Time          9:30 am for a 10am Start

Place         Auditorium Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mount Coot-tha.  

Features   Wendy Wragge Competition Clare Barker State Emergency Service

Contact     Anne Baster 0439 720 565

Email         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

JULY

Qld Camellia Society

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES   

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha, Toowong

COST            

FEATURES      

CONTACT         Belinda 0401 477 832 

Qld Garden Expo

DATE               8th to 10th July   2022  Life is a garden

OPEN TIMES    Fri, Sat 8am - 5pm, Sun 8am-4pm

PLACE             Nambour Showgrounds

COST               $20 tickets only available on line.

FEATURES       a comprehensive Garden Expo Enchanted garden competition

A Strawberry Affair

Caboolture Garden Club Friendship Day

Date Wednesday Unknown

Time 9 am for a 10am start

Location Gamgee Hall, Caboolture Showgrounds, Beerburrum Road

Contact wThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   0402 451 602

Toowoomba Orchid Society Winter Show

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8.30am - 4pm, Sun 8.30am-3pm

PLACE             St Pauls Church Hall, Phillip St Toowoomba

COST             $4

FEATURES       Orchid Show, plant sales, expert advice, membership information, craft stalls, nursery supplies

CONTACT         Cec 0457 453 575

Winter Gardening Extravaganza Warwick Horticultural Society

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES   10am to 5pm then 9am to 4pm

PLACE             St Mary’s Church Hall, Phillip St Warwick

COST             $4

FEATURES       Orchid Show, plant sales, expert advice, membership information, craft stalls, nursery supplies

CONTACT         Margot 07 4661 1414

John Oxley District Orchid Society

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES    Sat 8.30am -4pm, Sun 9am-3pm

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST               $4 children free

FEATURES       Display of large variety of orchids, potting demonstrations, cultural advice, orchid plants for sale , potting requirements, light refreshments

CONTACT         https://www.jodos.org.au    

AUGUST

Botanical Bazaar 2022

DATE               5th and 7th August 2022

OPEN TIMES   Saturday 11:30 - 17:30     Sunday - 09:00 - 16:00

PLACE             Country Paradise Parklands, Nerang

COST               pre-purchased tickets only.

FEATURES      See a huge variety of green exhibitors plus family activities, workshops and educational talks by celebrity gardeners and horticulture experts.

CONTACT        www.botanicalbazaargc.com.au   

 

Royal National Show EKKA

Date Unknown

Fashion Parade QCGC

Date               31 August

Open Times    Morning

Place              Auditorium, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha

Contact Anne Baster 0439 720 565

Sogetsu Ikebana Qld

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES   10:30 am daily tours 11:30 am and 2:30 pm

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

COST               $5

FEATURES      Japanese art of flower arrangement ikebana

CONTACT         https://ikebanabrisbane.org.au

Flyer                 Sogetsu Ikebana Exhibition

Ipswich Home Gardener’s Expo Glebe Garden Club, Ipswich

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES    8.30am – 3pm

PLACE             Glebe Rd & Green St, Booval

COST               tbc

FEATURES       Special Guest Speakers, huge variety of exhibitors entertainment all day, food and refreshments available,

CONTACT         expo.glebegardenclubipswich.com.au

SEPTEMBER

Native Plants Qld

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES   

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST            

FEATURES      

CONTACT         https://npq.org.au

Horticultural Expo Laidley Garden Club

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES    7am- 4pm

PLACE             Laidley Cultural Centre Laidley Plainland Rd

COST               gold coin donation

FEATURES       30-40 stall holders of horticultural and agricultural products. Food and drink vans onsite

CONTACT         Eileen 0413 136 861 or Cec 07 5465 6910

Twin Towns & District Annual Flower and Garden Expo

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES    8.30am to 3:00pm

PLACE             Tweed Heads Cultural & Civic Centre Auditorium, Brett Street

COST               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. admission $5 Adults, children Free

FEATURES       flower and plant displays, workshops, plant sales, raffles and photo competition

CONTACT        Christine Hassall 0414340644 Monika 0412638373

Flyer                Twin Towns & District Garden Club Presents FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW 2021

                        Introductory Letter Twin Towns

Picnic at Sherwood Arboretum

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES   10 am   RSVP 3 Sept.

PLACE             Sherwood Arboretum, Turner and Jolimont St. Sherwood

COST               Free

FEATURES      Guided Tour by BCC 0439 720 565

CONTACT        email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.         Ann Baster  0439 720565

Flyer                 Picnic at Sherwood Arboretum

Spring Show Toowoomba Orchid Society

DATE                Unknown

OPEN TIMES    Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon 8.30am - 4pm, Tue 8.30am-2pm

PLACE             St Pauls Church Hall, Phillip St Toowoomba

COST               $4

FEATURES       Orchid Show, plant sales, expert advice, membership information, craft stalls, nursery supplies

CONTACT         Cec 0457 453 575 

Geranium & Pelargonium Society

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES    9am-3pm

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST             $3

FEATURES       plants for sale, refreshments

CONTACT         http://www.qldgeraniumsociety.com/

Blackbutt Spring Garden plus Avocado Festival

DATE               17th 18th September 2022

OPEN TIMES    9am-3pm

PLACE            BlackButt Gardens and surrounds

COST             Visit locations

FEATURES       2hrs from Brisbane

CONTACT         Trish Litjens on 0458 323 872 or (Jeff Connor 0448 946 702).

Flyer                  Blackbutt Gardens Competition

Wondai Spring Garden Expo

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES    Saturday 8am to 4.30pm, Sunday 8am to 1pm

PLACE             Wondai Sportsground, Bunya Highway, Wondai

COST               $5, kids under 15yrs free

FEATURES       Quality plants, allied nursery products, home decorator items

CONTACT         Helen 4168 9297; Joe 0413 115 495 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bromeliad Society of Queensland’s 2021 SPRING SHOW

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES    Saturday 8 am to 4 pm, Sunday 8am to 1pm

PLACE             Genesis Christian College Sport Hall, Youngs Crossing Rd, Bray Park

COST               $4, FREE entry will be given to any group of 10 or more people from a Garden Club

FEATURES       Quality plants, Free Information available from experienced growers.

CONTACT         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   call Lien Smith on 0422 125 302

Flyer                 Bromeliad Society of Queensland’s 2021 SPRING SHOW 

                        BromsQld Show 2022 PDF

OCTOBER 

Gardening on the Edge by Maleny Garden Club Inc

DATE               Saturday 1st October 2022

OPEN TIMES    9am to 4pm

PLACE             Maleny Showgrounds, Maleny-Stanley River Road, Maleny + private gardens

COST               Entry Garden Market $2 each garden $5 per garden

FEATURES       Country gardens all different and unique;

                         Garden Market ($2), plant & produce stalls (talk to experts), camellia flower display, homemade refreshments

                         Spring Fair showcasing all things gardening
                         Plant & Produce Stall - Independent Nurseries - Talk to the Experts

CONTACT         www.malenygardenclub.org

Flyer                 Gardening on the Edge in Maleny 

Qld Rose Society

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES   9 am to midday

PLACE             Donelles Rose Nursery, 37 Cross acre Street Dolandella

COST              Raflles and plants

FEATURES      Spring Mini Rose Show

CONTACT         http://www.qld.rose.org.au/

 

Darling Downs Rose Society

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES 10:30 am close 5pm then 9am to 3pm

PLACE            The Rose Cottage Newtown Park, Holberton st, Toowoomba

COST              Gold Coin

FEATURES      Spring Rose Show

CONTACT         Veronica Firth 046 155 539

Flyer                 Rose Cottage

West Brisbane Orchid Society

DATE              22 & 23 October 2022

OPEN TIMES   Sat 8:300 am to 4 pm Sun ( 9 am to 3:30 pm

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST             $4  children under 12 free

FEATURES      Display of species orchids from Australia and other parts of the world,

                         some rare and near extinction

CONTACT         email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                           Lyn Groffen 0403 957 225  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Flyer                 Orchid Species Show 2022

 

 Buderim Garden Club Festival

Date               October 21,22,23

Time                 Friday  21 Oct 4-7 pm Saturday 8am to  4pm Sunday 8 am to 2pm

Place               Buderim War Memorial Hall, Main and Church Streets.

Costs               Ticket can be purchased online at

                        www.buderimgardenclub.com/festival (Ticket sales normally start in August)

Features.    Seniors Lunch Spring Flowers, A major feature of the festival

                    is the competitive Spring Flower & Photographic

                    Shows including cut flowers, floral arrangements, potted plants,

                    foliage, hanging baskets, bonsai plants and garden photography.

Contact        buderimgardenclub.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  phone 0448 714 561 

NOVEMBER 

Orchid Species Society

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES   8:30am to 4 pm then 9:00am to 3:30 pm

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST              $4 admission

FEATURES      Plant Sales Cards, Craft, Gifts Orchid Supplies Orchids.

CONTACT        Lyn 3351 6138 or mobile 0403957225

Flyer                 Orchid Show  

Floressence 2022

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES   9:00am to 4:30 pm 

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST              Maybe 

FEATURES      Botanical Artists Society Queensland

                         Artists:- Nicole Crosswell, Michelle Pujol.

CONTACT       This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Flyer                 Floressence Show

 

Wintle's Open Garden 2022

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES   8I30 am to 4:00 pm 

PLACE            5 Crlton Court Birkdale

COST              $10 entry Children Free

FEATURES      Subtropical ardne featuring SE Asia plants and exotic fruits

                         Ian and Judy Wintle's Home for 20 years.

CONTACT       SubTropical Queensland Open Garden (ianjudy.blogspot.com)

Flyer                Wintles Open Garden 

 

Christmas Luncheon and Biennial Awards

DATE               24th November

OPEN TIMES   10:30am to 2 pm 

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

COST               varies

FEATURES      Plant Sales Cards, Craft, Gifts Orchid Supplies Orchids.

CONTACT        email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.         Ann Baster  0439 720565

Flyer                 Christmas Luncheon

 

Tropical Foliage Fair

DATE               Unknown

OPEN TIMES   8 am to 3 pm then 9 to 2 pm

PLACE             1485 Old Cleveland Road Belmont.

COST              $4 admission plus food stalls

FEATURES     Many Varieties of Sub Tropical Foliage,  Cordylines,

                        Broms, Heliconias, Gingers, Orchids., Garden Equipment., Monster Raffle, 

Contact           This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., mob 0402933544

Flyer                Tropical Foliage festival 

NEAR THE END OF THE YEAR

Spring Orchid & Foliage Show by Bribie Island Orchid Society Inc

DATE              Unknown

OPEN TIMES   

PLACE             The Orchid House, Indoor Bowls Hall and adjoining parkland, 156A First Ave, Bribie Island

COST              

FEATURES       wheelchair friendly access, unlimited car parking

Thursday        www.bribieislandorchidsociety.com

Delegates meetings 

DATE             Thursday 10  Feburary, Thursday 10 March, April (none), Thursday12 May.

OPEN TIMES     10 am till noon

PLACE             Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Toowong

CONTACT        email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.         Ann Baster  0439 720565

FEATURES       Open discussion of the role of QCGC, Event planners

updated  Jan 2022

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