The Horticultural Session was devoted entirely to the consideration of “Horticultural Education in New Zealand. A (sympositum of six papers was delivered, after which numerous speakers contributed to a general discussion.
The papers and the discussion have been published as a bulletin by the Royal Horticultural Society of New Zealand.
The titles of the papers were as follows:
The Future of School Gardening.
By G. V. Wild, Education Department, Wellington.
Home Gardeners—The Hope and Fear of Horticulture.
By J. W. Matthews, Wellington.
Training for a Successful Career in Commercial Horticulture.
By B. V. Cooksley, Wellington.
The Training of Professional Gardeners for Public and Private Gardens.
By M. J. Barnett, Christchurch.
Training Horticultural Advisory and Research Officers.
By P. W. Smallfield, Agriculture Department, Wellington.
Training for Horticultural Academic and Teaching Work.
By J. P. Hudson, Agriculture Department, Wellington.