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Talk on bush tucker

At a well-attended March meeting Aunty Julie McHale gave an interesting and lively presentation on Bush Tucker plants. Julie had various specimens of indigenous plants and explained how the local Dja Dja Warrung people and other groups used them.  These … Continue reading

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Significant trees in the Castlemaine Botanical Gardens

Gill Miller, head gardener at the Castlemaine Botanical Gardens, gave a fascinating presentation on the significant trees of the gardens at the February general meeting. The Castlemaine Botanical Gardens feature an outstanding collection of mature trees, including many conifers, elms … Continue reading

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Thanks from MASARG

Heather Morrison attended the February meeting to thank the club for our donation of $500 towards plants for the garden of the respite house. “The Mount Alexander Shire Accommodation and Respite Group (MASARG Inc.) is a dedicated, independent group of … Continue reading

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Visit to Lambley Garden and Nursery

On Saturday, 3rd March, we had arranged a visit by the Club to Lambley Nursery at Ascot. Thanks to Jo with her bigger car and good air conditioning (it was 30deg even over there!) Peggy, Gill, Barbara and I were … Continue reading

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Jane Edmanson at Clunes

JANE EDMANSON SUNDAY 13 AUGUST 1-2pm Clunes Town Hall, 98 Bailey Street. Words in Winter Clunes and Clunes Landcare and Waterways Group present ABC Gardening Australia’s own Jane Edmanson. Jane is author and co-author of several gardening books and contributes … Continue reading

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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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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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