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John Pascoe Fawkner Gold Medal awarded to Peggy Munro

Life member of the Castlemaine and District Garden Club, Peggy Munro, was awarded the Royal Horticultural Society of Victoria’s John Pascoe Fawkner Gold Medal for services to horticulture at the General meeting of the Club, Tuesday 23 February 2021. The … Continue reading

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Plant stall – Sunday 7 March 2021

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Welcome to 2021!

Castlemaine and District Garden Club is hoping to resume activities this year. See our Calendar of Events for full details.

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The Annual General Meeting of the Castlemaine and District Garden Club will be held on Tuesday 27 October at 2.00 pm. Because of Covid-19 restrictions, the meeting will be held online via Zoom.

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RHSV Hanging Basket competition

  Dear members and fellow gardeners, Please find below a message from the RHSV about this year’s Hanging Basket competition.  Maxine Tester, David Averay and others have worked hard on our entry and now it is time to show our … Continue reading

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Garden Market 2019

Another successful Garden Market was held on 3 November 2019. The new location in the car park of the Castlemaine Tennis Club proved to be very popular, particularly as the proximity to the monthly Artists Market and Farmers Market, enabled … Continue reading

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Posies for Senior’s Week

Thanks to Club members who made posies at Peggy’s and to those who delivered them to residents at Penhall, Ellery, Spencely and Thompson House.  Everyone had a happy time and the posies were much appreciated!

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Posies for Senior’s fashion parade

Beautiful posies made for the Senior’s fashion parade held on 17 September. Thanks to those who brought flowers and made these lovely arrangements and to Peggy for organising.

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Member’s night

Member’s Night: Tuesday 27 August 2019 Three club members spoke about various aspects of their gardens: Sue Grimes talked about the long term planning and development of her garden; John MacIntyre spoke about the difficulties and rewards of establishing a … Continue reading

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AGM and talk on Gardens of Spain by Kevin Walsh

Kevin Walsh, garden designer, qualified horticulturist and garden writer based in Castlemaine, was the guest speaker at the 2019 AGM.  Kevin gave us a virtual guided tour of some of the gardens of Spain.  During the talk, Kevin pointed out … Continue reading

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