Some of the beautiful wreaths and table decorations displayed by Garden Club members Debbie Burville and Susan Conyers at the Garden Club's 2018 Christmas meeting.
General Meetings are held on the second Friday of each month (unless otherwise stated), October through May, at 10.00am at the Horticultural Hall, Botanical Gardens, Paget. Please browse our calendar for dates of upcoming meetings. Meeting exhibits will be displayed on the Garden Club's Facebook page; if you do not subscribe to Facebook please scroll down to the foot of this page where entries to Facebook are shown.
Floral Art Workshops meet at 10am on the Saturday prior to the General Meeting. See Floral Art page for schedule and exact dates.
Horticultural Division Workshops will be held throughout the Garden Club year, usually from 10am to 12noon, as weather permits. Announcements will be made at the previous General Meeting and advertised on this website and our Facebook page. Sign up for workshops at the General Meeting.
Conservation and Education - the role of Conservation and Education is to instruct and impart knowledge as well as assisting in maintaing and preserving the local environment. To this end, events will be held throughout the Garden Club year.
Competitive Bench Exhibits
Flower & Foliage Bench & Fruit/Vegetable Bench exhibits may be placed on the bench between 12 noon and 4.00pm on the day before the General Meeting. Judging will then take place at 4.30pm (on the day before the meeting).
Floral Art exhibits to be staged on the day before each General Meeting from 12noon to 4.00 pm. Judging starts at 4.15pm.
Photography Division exhibits to be submitted on the day before each General Meeting from 1.00pm to 3.30pm. Exhibits can also be emailed - details on the Photography page. Deadlines for submissions by email are posted on the Calendar. Judging starts at 4.00pm
Plant Exchange Bench - members are encouraged to bring to the monthly General Meetings slips, seedlings plants and seeds to exchange with other members.
Please consult rules and information for all competitive entries:
Horticultural Hall - open the day prior to General Meetings from 1.00 pm until approximately 5.00 pm, unless otherwise noted.
Shop Supplies - notelets, Garden Club pins, gardening gloves, basic flower arranging mechanics, the Gardener's Guide, the Lemon Recipe Book and other items are available for sale on the morning of the General Meetings. Items subject to availability.
Library - in the office at Horticultural Hall, members are encouraged to use the magazines and books available on the mornings of the meetings, when courses are taking place and all other times by arrangement with the Library Committee Chairman. A selection of periodicals will be available in the main hall on Friday mornings. All books and periodicals may be borrowed but must be signed out in the lending book provided and promptly returned.
House and Gardens Programme - this is a fund-raising project of the Club held periodically. By courtesy of members and friends, homes and gardens are open to the public. Proceeds go towards horticultural related civic improvements and scholarships.
Garden Tours - are available on request
Membership - Go to the membership page for information and form
General Meeting Schedule:
2018-2019: October 12, November 9, December 14, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10