Welcome to the Sub-Tropical Fruit Club of Qld Inc.
Our club promotes the growing and use of rare, unusual, and common types of fruit trees, bush food, and vegetables. This website contains information about the club, such as how to join, as well as lots of information about many of the plants we promote. Enjoy!

Field Trip 21st September 2014 - Richard & Jenny Mottershead's property

Field Trip Sunday 21st September 10.30am to visit members Richard & Jenny Mottershead, Kiels Mountain (reference the news letter for the exact address). North Coast UBD Map 67 Ref: M11

Guest Speaker 14th of August 2014 - Roger Meyer from the California Rare Fruit Growers Association

Roger Meyer from the California Rare Fruit Growers Association will speak about "Growing Jujube" and "Our Trips to find Interesting Things to Grow Around the World".

Field Trip 26th July 2014 - Visit Colin Westwood property

This is not the normal fruit tree visit! We will be co-joining with the Alternate Technology Association to have a look at Colin’s native bee hives, his simple grey water diversion system, solar powered freezer and his continuous flow biogas digester system that he uses to cook with. Colin is a member of the fruit club and travels to Asia teaching English, Organic Farming, how to set up a bio-gas plant. He is passionate about sustainable organics and grows his own. BYO cup & something to share. Woodridge 10am UBD 241 L3

Queensland Garden Expo 2014

The Queensland Garden Expo at Nambour is on again this year from the 11th to the 13th of July. This is an event that is not to be missed. Find more details at www.qldgardenexpo.com.au

Guest Speaker 12th June 2014 – Tony Cooke from Dept of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry

Tony has many years of experience in the pathology of horticultural crops including some that would fall into the ‘rare fruit’ category.  He has been involved in the publication of two books on fruit and vegetable diseases which are reference material for the diagnosis of plant diseases in a wide range of crops.  He has firsthand knowledge of field-based and postharvest pathology as well as research and crop disease diagnostics.  Currently he is involved with an aid project in Pakistan, producing a nursery manual for mango farmers.  Photography is a key area of interest.

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