Category Archives: gardening

Garden Club 2021 activities to commence

We are commencing 2021 with a picnic in the Castlemaine Botanical Gardens near the BBQ area. This will be held at 7:00pm on Tuesday 26th January – a BYO arrangement to allow for COVID requirements – this includes chair, food … Continue reading

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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. Unfortunately, due to the uncertainty about COVID19 … Continue reading

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Garden Market

The Castlemaine and District Garden Club will be holding their annual Garden Market on Sunday 1 November 2015. The market is located on land opposite the Castle Motel, Duke Street, Castlemaine and runs from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm. A … Continue reading

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30th Birthday celebrations

Remember to keep Wednesday 22 July free to celebrate the Garden Club’s 30th birthday.  Guest speakers are Michael McCoy, garden designer, author and broadcaster and Julian Blackhurst, Head Gardener, Garden of St Erth. Peggy Munro will be assembling a display … Continue reading

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March Meeting – Colin Jellett and The Mana Garden

Our speaker this month is Colin Jellett, painter and former head of visual arts at RMIT. His garden at Leigh Creek near Ballarat is famous for its artistry. A club visit to the garden will follow on Sunday 29 March, starting from … Continue reading

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Garden visits

Peggy Munro writes: The pictures were in the gardens of our members, Pam and Alan Isaacs and Elaine Geraghtry. This was on the day when the members from Maldon and Maryborough Garden Clubs visited us for the annual inter club … Continue reading

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So much going on …. September meeting and potting up

The September meeting included lots of organisation for the active time in November – posies to be handed out to the seniors at Castlemaine Health in all the residential care units, on Tuesday 14 October for for Seniors Week, preparation for the Castlemaine … Continue reading

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Two great events coming up at the library

Castlemaine Library is hosting two events which are sure to be of interest to gardeners. Click on the images below for larger images and all the details. Author Simon Rickard is talking about Heirloom vegetables on Tuesday 9 September at 6 … Continue reading

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Speaker, soup and AGM – Tuesday July 22 Meeting – 6.30 pm

The Speaker: Kevin Walsh Kevin is Manager Horticulture Planning at The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust. His role provides strategic leadership on horticulture and landscape planning, grounds maintenance standards and plant and tree selection across 20 GMCT sites including Fawkner, Altona and … Continue reading

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Garden visits, Wednesday 25 June 2014

Garden Club President, Peggy Munro writes: We had a great afternoon visiting 3 members gardens First we went to Tom and Christobel’s in Saint Street then out to Newstead to Jenny and Barry Lacey’s garden with the bonsai and such. … Continue reading

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