George Hoad AM

Dynamism Rewarded Past President of GCA (Garden Clubs of Australia) George Hoad, has been awarded an AM (Member of the Order of Australia) in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. He is pictured above in 2019 with Coffs Harbour Garden Club Patron, Patricia Roser OAM. Pat  was the recipient of the GCA Ann Williams Clark […]

Soup & Trivia

Morning Tea, Trivia followed by a Soup Lunch In lieu of our regular outing this month we are gathering at Coffs Harbour Garden Club Member, Sheena’s garden. Not to just have a look at her beautiful chickens (they are the most spoiled birds on the Coffs Coast), but we are having a morning tea followed […]

Succulent Specialist

Sorry folks, there must have been a misunderstanding as Jessica was a no show at our meeting today. We will try and secure Jessica to another date as there are many who are interested in succulents. Jessica Holden is a passionate specialist grower of succulents in Coffs Harbour and will be our Guest speaker at […]

Berry Gardens Festival Trip

Planned Bus Trip to Berry The Berry Gardens Festival is a goer for 2021 with beautiful gardens in and around Berry on the South Coast of NSW open to the public. Nambucca Valley Garden Club are organising a bus trip to the Festival which will be held 15 – 18 October 2021. Nambucca have asked […]

Great Garden Beanie Challenge

Competition Details   The challenge has been put out there for the members of Coffs Harbour Garden Club to set their knitting needles a-clacking, crochet hooks a-hooking and their wool needles a-threaded to participate in this competition. Prizes will be judged at the July Meeting – please bring your beanie along to that meeting. Prizes […]

Friendship Luncheon

Zone Friendship Luncheon For those who perhaps are unaware, Coffs Harbour Garden Club are affiliated with Garden Clubs of Australia. This not-for-profit group encourages and supports some 750 clubs and societies across Australia who all fall under their ‘umbrella’. There is one common thread in all these clubs and societies – that is a  a […]

Queensland Garden Expo

The Queensland Garden Expo is being held this year – wot woo! This event will be brimful of all things garden related and if you are a serious afficionado of plants (there will be 55 nurseries present), gysmos aka tools etc,  interested in lectures and demos, the list goes on and on – something for […]

Airport Garden Maintenance Cancelled

The airport garden maintenance planned for tomorrow 1 June has been cancelled. The airport Administration are conducting their handover to the new owners so are super busy with that. We look forward to getting back on the tools, Tues 8 July at 11am.

Barangaroo Point Park, from wasteland to awesomeness

This is the newest foreshore park in Sydney, marking the transformation of one of the city’s oldest industrial sites into what it is today – a spectacular, six hectare headland open space for everyone to welcome and enjoy. This is an incredible transformation –  I walked the old wharf quite some time ago and am […]

Japanese Sunflower

Currently (late May) there are abundant yellow flowers growing up the steep slopes where banana plantations at Korora and other places along the Coffs Coast.   This intrigued me when we first moved up here to Coffs Harbour – just what were these plants? This question led me to ask the Coffs Harbour Landcare group […]