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”.
JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST MEETINGS (WINTER) will be held at the Bathurst Senior Citizen’s Centre – 176 Russell Street.(Or end of Flanagan Lane, off Russell Street, near Rankin Street roundabout.) Please bring your mug and a plate to share.
At the June meeting the speaker will be member Chris Stewart. Chris’ topic is “A Potted History of Gardening in Bathurst” from 1870 onwards; who planted our Street Trees; forgotten and lost parks and gardens.
Fiona Ogilvie is our speaker in July. Fiona is another member of the club and is a writer for the “Land”.