Bathurst Gardeners' Club Inc.

Bathurst Gardeners' Club Inc.

Bathurst Gardeners' Club Inc.

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October/November Newsletter


Our last Winter meeting was held on the 6th of August.   Cathy Hale was the guest speaker talking about Bathurst Wholefood Co-operative.  The Co-operative is situated at Shop 5 Macquarie Plaza .The aim of the co-operative is to connect local producers with local consumers and raise awareness about the benefits of eating local and organically produced food.   It is owned and run by the communityfor the local community.

August/September 2017 Newsletter


Our meeting on the 2nd of July was held at the Walshaw Hall.  David Rogers was the guest speaker.  David is the Head Green Keeper at Bathurst Golf Club.   David gave a general outline of the care, maintenance and challenges of delivering a magnificent golf course.


Our first Winter meeting was held at Walshaw Hall.  Guest speakers for the meeting were Matt Gildon from Country Brewer and Dr James Wickham .  Matt Gildon spoke about all the different kits he sells.   These ranged from cheese making to preserving the fruit we grow.  Dr James Wickham , a lecturer in Human Anatomy and Physiology at CSU.   He spoke about their Coaching for Healthy Aging Trial.

June/July 2017 Newsletter


It was beautiful weather for our day trip to Orange gardens.   We saw five amazing gardens ranging from small town house gardens to one of six acres.   Thank you very much to the owners for allowing us to visit. ( Rose & Bart Westgeest, Sally Larance, Dulcie & Alan Griffith, Bob & Liz Smith and Di & Russell Turner).  They were stunning!   Thanks you also to Michael and the staff at “Patmos Garden Cafe”  for the delicious lunch and Bill Berry for getting us to and from Orange.

April/May 2017 Newsletter

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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.