Award Winning Gardener Has DiedArnold Dench died at his home in Newlands on Sunday. He was a founder member of the NZ Plant Conservation Network and receipient of the 2008 Network award for plant conservation. He was a long time member of the Wellington Botanical Society and a superb propagater of native plants. He established and cared for one of the largest private ex-situ collections of native species at his garden in Wellington.
Arnold’s funeral will take place at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Guardian Funeral Home, 4 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville.
Posted: 1 September 2010