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Garden Club Status Update

With regard to club activities, although restrictions are starting to be eased, there will be no general meetings for the time being. The committee will continue to monitor this from month to month. The Garden Club fully expects that the … Continue reading

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Buy 1 get 1 free Membership deal

For 2020-2021 we are running a special 2 year membership for $20. This recognises the impact of the COVID-19 virus which has curtailed most of the garden club activities. This applies to members who have already renewed their membership, to … Continue reading

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COVID-19 update

You will be well aware of the health threats for all of us from the rapid spread of COVID-19 virus, and the Federal and State Governments’ requirements that we practice “social distancing”, restrict gatherings severely and avoid non-essential travel. The … Continue reading

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Coronavirus update

Due to Health and welfare concerns for members and guests the decision has been made to cancel the meeting on 24th March. The meeting was to have featured a talk by Alison Pouliot on fascinating fungi.

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March meeting – Alison Pouliot is speaking on the fascinating world of fungi

Dr Alison Pouliot is an honorary fellow at Australian National University, and has published The Allure of Fungi. She runs fungi workshops, seminars & forays around Victoria. Her photography is spectacular and her knowledge of fungi is amazing. Guests are … Continue reading

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Visit to Buda Historic Home and Gardens

A well-attended guided tour to Buda Historic Home and Gardens was held on Wednesday 26th February 2020 – this complemented the presentation by Tom Comerford at the club meeting on the previous evening. Jill Hildebrandt, Buda garden curator, highlighted the … Continue reading

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March meeting – the fascinating world of fungi

We have been lucky enough to secure Dr Alison Pouliot as our speaker. Alison is an honorary fellow at Australian National University, and has published The Allure of Fungi. She runs fungi workshops, seminars & forays around Victoria. Her photography … Continue reading

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