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General Meeting Tuesday 25 May: Travels in Gondwana

Club Member, Jennifer Read presented a most interesting and informative paper entitled “Travels in Gondwanan Forests: Southern Beech Forests” addressing such conundrums as the similarity of the vegetation and flora of southern temperate zone regions separated by large oceans. This … 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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June meeting – a very interesting night

It was cold outside but the atmosphere in the Wesley Hill Hall was very warm for our meeting on Tuesday 24 June. Our guest speaker was Sociana Murray from The Green Folly nursery. Sociana described her unconventional approach to gardening … Continue reading

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June Meeting – 24 / 6 / 2014

Sociana Murray will be the guest speaker for the June meeting. Sociana owns the Green Folly nursery at Wesley Hill.  She plans to talk about winter and associated elements for gardeners. Meetings are held at 7.30 pm at the Wesley Hill Hall. All … Continue reading

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April Meeting Speaker – Simon Griffiths

The April meeting featured a talk by photographer, Simon Griffiths. Simon’s photographs feature in numerous books on gardening and food. Not surprisingly, the talk was accompanied by a superb set of images from Australia and all over the world. Members … Continue reading

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Great time had at Bendigo Botanic Garden

Following the March Meeting, a group of Garden Club members were shown around the Bendigo Botanic Gardens by Jane Cleary, the speaker at the last meeting and President of the Friends of the Bendigo Botanic Gardens.   Jane Cleary (sitting) … Continue reading

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2014 Horticulture Studies Bursary

The Castlemaine & District Garden Club offers a bursary for financial assistance towards reference materials. Applications close Monday, February 24, 2014 Enquiries and application forms: 5470 6230 More information is available in the Bursary-Information word file attached here.

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2013 Garden Market

The Garden Market on 3rd November 2013 was a great success as always. Despite the early poor weather, the crowds were good and the club coffers boosted by over $3000. There’s a full report in January’s MULCH, attached above. A … Continue reading

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