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Hi Canterbury Education H <i hrtfl forwarded a circular to n i «■•> and h«md teucherg on thft B<i j-ot of Arbor day and the planting of -cbool grounds The circular states .tbut as the month of July 13 not 7 usually tbe most suitable season for treo planting in the Canterbury district, the board suggests that the observance of Arbor Day should be postponed from July 14 until some day early in August, as each committee rn«y determine. The Board has de cd«d not to make any donation of sbiobp or trees unless a scheme to be *r>proi7«a by ; the Chief Agricultural Inemiator hag first been submitted, showing what place this year's planting will have in tbe final plan of the grounds when all planting has been completed. For every school there phould be a well thought out scheme of playground improvement embodying till details that it is wished to have in tbe completed work. Every tree or shrub planted, every lawn, flower bor der or native plant section formed and all trellia and arches, etc., erected, will then tend towards the consummation of the initial plan. Where deHired, tbe obief instructor will advise and assist committees taking up an approved scheme and will in all such ; oases supervise the seleotion of shrubs or drees. All applications for assist once in preparing plana, and for shrubs ' tuuflt be sent to tbe Board's ' office not later than three weeks before ( ibn day on wbioh it ie proposed to have tbn planting carried, out The expenditure in any one par will be deter mined by tbe funds at'the board's dis , posai, and generally speaking must not ( exceed the amounts/ (203 to 30a), , hitherto granted. <

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ARBOR DAY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3472, 6 July 1915

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ARBOR DAY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3472, 6 July 1915

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