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Garden Club breakup

Members had an enjoyable end-of-year breakup at Tread Cafe, Harcourt.  Sue Spacey did an outstanding job organising the event and ensuring that the festive spirit was to the fore with Christmas decorations and bonbons. President, Marion Cooke, thanked retiring President, … Continue reading

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Another wonderful Garden Market!

The 2017 Garden Market was held on Sunday 5 November.  Twenty-seven stall holders were well pleased with the numbers of people visiting and buying the large array of plants and garden related items.   The delighted winner of the giant … Continue reading

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Re-potting orchids

On Saturday 28 October, a handful of garden club members attended an expert demonstration on re-potting orchids.  Gary Sobey from ASQ Skydancers re-potted an orchid brought along by a member.  This orchid was in bad shape with many dead and … Continue reading

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Cutting gardens

At the October meeting Tricia Mooney gave an interesting talk on her cutting garden at Yandoit.  She provided tips for creating such a garden together with a list of the type of flowering and foliage plants she has used and … Continue reading

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Open Gardens of the HEDGE

“I’ve got better weeds than in any garden I’ve seen over the last couple of days”!!  Peggy. Visit wonderful local gardens containing some unique plants and perhaps a few weeds during the Open Gardens of the HEDGE (Horticultural Endeavours Demonstrating … Continue reading

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Posies for Senior’s Week

Thanks to Garden Club members who made beautiful posies and delivered them to folk in Castlemaine Health residential care to celebrate Senior’s Week.

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September meeting

Unfortunately the Growing Abundance organisation was unable to provide a speaker for the September meeting.  Garden Club President, Marion Cooke, spoke about the aims of the group, using local food with no waste, and Philip and Judy Hopley talked about … Continue reading

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