ARS Victoria Newsletter – July 2005

  • Date: 9th February 2016

Vice PRESIDENT’S REPORT

* All members will be saddened to learn of the recent death of Jean Whitelaw. Our thoughts are with husband Alex and daughters Margaret and Elizabeth and their grandchildren. Jean was a tireless contributor to the Society. She was always able to find an extra bloom or two of Vireya from within her heavily planted garden.

Alan Walker still recalls the days when he and Jean stirred a resident wombat into action in the first Vireya planting – so much so that the irritated beast promptly ploughed up a large section of their recent plantings by way of retaliation.

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