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
Patron: Robert F.
G. Swinbourne F.L.S.
Fern Society by Email
Society of South Australia Inc.
GPO Box 711 Adelaide, South Australia
Or contact the Webmaster:
Ray R. Applebee at Email:
many thanks to Keith Rogers for the original design of the
Fern Society's Website
The Fern Society
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 unless
Due to 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
- The Trading
Table is held bi-monthly, starting approx. 30 minutes before the
- Before the
meeting, there are various raffles available.
- Fern 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 all start
at 7.30pm, however, during Daylight Saving Time, the meetings may start at
- 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
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.