The Fern Society of South Australia Inc.
The objects of
The Fern Society shall be to bring together people interested in the cultivation and propagation of ferns. To collect, diffuse and distribute to members reliable information to enable the successful growing and exhibiting of these plants. To acquire the knowledge of habitats and the natural distribution of Australian ferns, with the aim of preservation.
Patron: Robert F. G. Swinbourne F.L.S.
Fern Society by Email Information:
Fern Society of South Australia Inc.
GPO Box 711 Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Ray R. Applebee at Email:
many thanks to Keith Rogers for the original design of the
Fern Society's Website
Become a member; contact any of the above or fill out and send in the
Come and join us at one of our meetings.
Visitors are also very welcome.
We meet on the fourth Friday of each month
(except December) at the Adelaide High School Auditorium, West Terrace, cnr Hilton Road, Adelaide.
the High School needs, the Physics Lecture Room (100metres to the left around the corner) may need to be used occasionally.
- Fern sales begin
approx. 30 minutes before the meetings (when available) except November (Christmas dinner).
- The Trading
Table is held bi-monthly, starting approx. 30 minutes before the
- Before the meeting, there are various raffles available.
Spore may be ordered
from the Spore Bank Officer, see the
- The free to members library, books are available upon request to the Librarian.
- Meetings start at 7.30pm,
however, during Daylight Saving Time, the meetings start at 8.00pm.
- These can include a guest speaker or a fern workshop.
- A mid meeting break, with a complimentary tea, coffee and nibbles are available.
- Other activities include,
Bus Trips, Garden Visits, Social Outings.
Fern Society of South Australia Inc Newsletter,
now in FULL colour, is issued
eleven times per year. They are normally dispatched one week prior to the meeting. The Newsletter
is not printed in December.
Visitors are more than welcome
to attend the meetings where a Host or Hostess will meet
you at the entrance and
a member can stay with you to help understand our meetings.