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 […]

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 […]

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.

2021 Coffs Harbour Show

A wonderful, happy crew at the Coffs Harbour Show – Joan, Carol, Margaret H and Flower, Garden and Home Produce Chief Steward Margaret Franks. These ladies are standing in front of a display in the Pavilion put together by members of Woolgoolga and Coffs Garden Clubs. Thank you to all who participated in this activity […]

Peaceful Coffs Coast Garden

The Thursday, 29 April outing was held on a glorious Coffs Coast day and members from both Woolgoolga and Coffs Garden Clubs enjoy the peaceful Coffs Harbour Garden of CHGC member Ruth. Ruth has a wonderful array of plants in her garden and lots of interesting places to wander. Thank you to Ruth and her […]

Shared Afternoon Tea

With the easing of COVID related restrictions, Coffs Garden Club can now recommence our shared afternoon tea at the conclusion of our monthly meeting. The club meets the third Saturday of each month (Jan-Nov) at 1:30pm at the Botanic Garden Display Room, Hardacre Street, Coffs Harbour. The cost is $2 and you can either bring […]

It’s All Awash – Outing Cancelled

The planned outing for Thursday 25 March has been CANCELLED – the gardens are all awash. Hopefully we will be able to organise a visit to these two gardens some other time when there is NOT a significant rain event happening!

Exhibiting hints for Regional Shows and Competition Table at meetings

The Coffs Harbour Show is coming up 30th April – 2 May and CHGC Member Ruth is going to present some hints and tips for exhibiting at this Regional Show. For further information about show sections and classes please visit here.  Ruth will give guidelines on placing exhibits on our monthly competition table too. If […]

Joan’s Tools

New member Joan brought her favourite tools to the February meeting as part of a new segment at our meetings – Member talks on anything garden related. Joan pointed out that you don’t necessarily have to spend a zillion $ on tools. She suggested to just check out the bargain bins and you might well […]

2021 Fees Due

The next CHGC meeting (20th February 2021) is the last opportunity for members to pay their 2021 membership fees. It is a requirement (as part of being an affiliated club of the Garden Clubs of Australia) that we complete a return form with details on the number of financial members for each year. This in […]