Daffodil Cottage is an oncology/palliative care and treatment facility in the grounds of Bathurst Base Hospital. This facility, originally built by the Bathurst community, provides treatment, advice and referrals to cancer patients from the Central West of NSW. Members regularly maintain the garden around Daffodil Cottage and having been doing so for several years.
The garden at Bathurst Independent Living Skills was a former community project. A beautiful and inviting space was created by members of Bathurst Gardeners’ Club and other community groups and students.
For the club’s involvement in community projects it has twice been awarded The Eleanor McLeod Award from Garden Clubs of Australia “For Outstanding Service by an Affiliated Club to the Community”.
Our first spring meeting on Sunday, September 3 will bloom into being at the home of Robyn Ward, 238 Rocket Street, Bathurst commencing at 2.00pm. Here we will enjoy Robyn’s creation of an old style traditional garden of spring surprises and colour. This garden surrounds and enhances a delightful federation home. Street parking is plentiful and entry to the garden will be by way of the driveway to the garden at the rear of the home. Robyn’s garden boasts crab-apples, magnolias, a large variety of shrubs and perennials. Please bring a cup, a chair and a plate of food to share for afternoon tea. For enquires regarding the meeting, contact Kathy Annis-Brown on 0403 398 366.