Old Government Cottage

Old Government Cottage

Our current community project is the restoration of the garden at Old Government Cottage in Stanley Street, Bathurst.   The project started in early 2013 with Bathurst Gardeners’ Club constructing and researching an historical 1850’s style kitchen garden and plants of that era.  Bathurst District Historical Society has provided the majority of the funds for the project.

The garden has several sections – picking garden, fruit trees, herb garden, vegetable garden and berries.

The garden was opened on the 29th of March 2015 and is a bi-centenary project.  The garden will also be included in the Bathurst Spring Spectacular gardens during the weekend of 31st October/1st November 2015.

The garden received an award at the recent Bathurst Bicentenary National Trust Heritage Awards for Outstanding Community Contribution to Local Heritage.

Official opening of the garden at Old Government Cottage on Sunday, 29th of March 2015.

Our next meeting will be held at 2pm on Sunday 3rd February, 2019. the venue is ‘The Wolery’, a rural property situated approximately 15 minutes from Bathurst at 93 Gestingthorpe Rd, Perthville. Come over the Perthville bridge heading towards Rockley, follow the road through Perthville, past 100km sign. Gestingthorpe rd is the first road on your right. The home is the third house on the left.

Please bring a chair, a mug and a share plate. Look forward to seeing you!