Club News

Massive Plant Sale

1A York Street, Coffs Harbour Sat 1 Feb and Sun 2 Febuary 2020 8:00am – 4:00pm each day or until sold out This sale features a dedicated and passionate propagator’s collection with 100s of potted plants including orchids, veggies, herbs, succulents, ornamentals and much, much more.  Prices range from $2 – $20 Also there is…

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Vale Ben Swane

Ben Swane is affectionately know as ‘The Legend’ within Horticultural circles and deservedly so. He is so inured with all things horticultural that even as a young fella he had his fingers in the dirt. Ben’s Dad said he could use some land for whatever purpose he wished and so the young lad started growing…

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January Meeting Speaker

Australia has around 1600 species of native bees and Past President Sue is going to do a short segment on just one of of those – the Great Carpenter Bee. These bees are found in tropical and subtropical areas of Australia and are what we know as buzz pollinators – that is they vibrate the…

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Epiphyllum “Queen of the Night Cactus”

These came out last night about 100 flowers. They opened about 9.30pm. Oh the perfume!
Had about 32 the night before. It was 10.30pm before they opened.

They usually flower from October to March about every 3 weeks.

Thanks for sharing Robyne.

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Trading Table at meetings

Vale Jim Baldi – an enormous contributor to the Club’s meeting Trading Table. Jim joined the Coffs Garden Club in 2006 and the Trading Table was ‘his thing’. He dutifully sat beside it so he could keep an eye on things and also answer any questions members may have. He struggled in each meeting with…

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2019 Christmas Function Details

It is all happening again! The 2019 Christmas Party will be held at the Greenhouse Tavern (on the corner of the Pacific Highway and Bray St). Come along at 12 for a 12:30pm start on Tuesday 10 December. There will be raffles, … including the drawing of the Mega Raffle (chainsaw, hedge trimmer and battery…

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Winning Gardens Open This Sunday

The gardens will be open this Sunday 22 September 2019 from 10am until 4pm. There will also be a list of open gardens in The Advocate tomorrow 21 Sep – this list will be the first placed gardens in the whole blocks entered in categories 1-6, new home/new garden, Waterwise A&B and all entrants in…

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Business end of the Comp

The judging is complete and it’s time to culminate all the scores and work towards organising for the Presentation Night. The night will kick off 7pm, 20 September 2019 at the Cavanbah Centre, Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour. After the presentation of awards and prizes the Garden Club will host a supper for all. Hope we…

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Presentation Night 2019

Happening at the Cavanbah Centre on Friday 20th September at 7:30pm. Light refreshments provided by the Club Committee. Any information ring Maria.

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Judging Dates for Spring Comp

Entries are now closed for the 2019 Spring Garden Competition. Key Dates: Sun 15 Sep Northern Beaches from Diggers Beach to Corindi Mon 16 Sep Toormina, Sawtell, Boambee & Bonville and Schools Tue 17 Sep Coffs City area and Orara Valley Fri 20 Sep, 7pm Presentation Night at the Cavanbah Centre, Harbour Drive Coffs Entrants…

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