Category Archives: Castlemaine and District Garden Club

January picnic in the Bots

Members enjoyed a picnic in the Castlemaine Botanical Gardens to celebrate the beginning of what is set to be another interesting year with guest speakers and visits to various gardens – see Calendar of Events.      

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2017 Bursary

 Applications close Monday, March 13, 2017 Enquiries: 0414 284 247 The application form is available by clicking here: bursary-application-2017 Conditions of the Bursary award the student is a resident of the Mount Alexander shire or is apprenticed in an horticultural … Continue reading

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End of year function

Garden Club members enjoyed a visit to Skydancers in Harcourt to celebrate the end of another successful and interesting year.  Gary Sobey spoke to us about the wonderful garden he has established at the nursery and described many of the … Continue reading

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Another wonderful garden market!

The annual garden market once again proved to be a great success.  Despite waking to the sound of rain on the roof the weather was dry and warm with a blustery wind keeping the mossies at bay! Photos: Judy Eastwood … Continue reading

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Garden market – Sunday 30 October

This year’s Castlemaine and District Garden Club garden market will be held in Duke Street, Castlemaine, opposite the Castle Motel, next to the U3A office. The market runs from 8.00am-1.00pm and offers visitors a chance to buy a range of … Continue reading

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October meeting – Richard Lay – Irises

At the last general meeting for the year a large group of members heard Richard Lay give a fascinating talk about his love of irises and the evolution of these beautiful flowers over the past sixty years.  Richard spent his … Continue reading

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Mooroopna and District Garden Club visit

Members of the Castlemaine Garden Club were pleased to welcome Mooroopna and District Garden Club members to Castlemaine on Tuesday 19 October.  After lunch at the Botanic Gardens, the visitors toured Peter Rotteveel’s garden, then went on to Sally Leversha’s … Continue reading

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