TRIP TO ANL SITE, FOREST REEFS AND MILLTHORPE

TRIP TO ANL SITE, FOREST REEFS AND MILLTHORPE

10th of September trip.   Not wonderful weather and wet under foot but still a very interesting and enjoyable day.  First stop was the ANL Site at Browns Creek.   Rob from ANL gave us a very informative talk about their operation.  Then it was on to Forest Reefs to visit a lovely garden.  At one stage though we all thought we might have to push the bus.  After a lunch break in Millthorpe it was off to Millthorpe Nursery.  It is a lovely nursery and private garden.  The bus was a bit heavier on the way home with all our purchases.

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”.