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”.
The Winter meetings will be held in the Walshaw Hall, Church St (next to All Saints cathedral). There will be a guest speaker at each meeting.
Meetings will commence at 2pm. Please a plate of food to share for afternoon tea, there is no need to bring a chair. For enquires regarding the meeting contact Elizabeth Gilchrist on 0416 115 796
Our first winter meeting will be held on Sunday June 3 at 2pm. Lew Bezzina, Manager of Horticulture and Garden Maintenance at Mayfield Garden, Oberon, will be talking about the upcoming events at Mayfield Garden which include the Winter Festival which takes place from July 7-22. The Spring Festival which shows the private garden as well as the water garden, will be open from October 18-28. Another attraction will be the National Cool Climate Food and Wine Festival on Saturday October 13, 2018.
Our July meeting will be held on Sunday July 1. Our guest speaker is Charles Boag who combined his love of the country and journalism by moving to Wattle Flat seven years ago and becoming an author/gardener. Having turned the trials and tribulations of no town water, and harsh weather conditions into a wonderful garden, he found a wife, has written many books and will share his stories with us.