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 […]

Sydney Royal Easter Show

image Mick Shaw There will be two speakers at the 20 February 2021 meeting of Coffs Garden Club. Geoff Bell is a Councillor for the Royal Agricultural Society of  NSW and he will be talking about the Committees he is a member of – Agriculture and Horticulture.  Maria Bell has been a steward with both […]

Waterwise Garden Speaker

image Coffs Harbour City Council Our speaker for the 16 January meeting is Melissa Hinkley from Coffs Water. Melissa will be talking about strategies on how we can make our gardens more water wise. There are currently Level 1 restrictions for the Coffs Coast Council Area and this basically means we need to follow the […]

Anne Williams Clark Award

Image Judy Jackson, Woolgoolga Garden Club Recently Margaret Franks (a member of both Coffs and Woolgoolga Garden Clubs) received the Garden Clubs of Australia Anne Williams Clark Award.  Margaret was presented this award at the Woolgoolga Garden Club’s Christmas function. Margaret was nominated in recognition for her tireless work in promoting friendship through gardens. Margaret […]

Party Time for CHGC!

Coffs Harbour Garden Club saw out 2020 with the annual Christmas party, held at the Greenhouse Tavern in Coffs. A very cheery and festive gathering attended and the winners of the Competition Table were recognised. It was a funny old year with not that many meetings held however, members need to be congratulated for lifting […]

Results and Open Gardens

The full results for the 2020 competition and the Open Garden List will be posted as soon as possible – all the details will definitely be posted by 8:30pm Friday 18 September. Thank you to all the gardeners from the Coffs Council Area who entered this competition. The Presentation for the Champion Garden will be […]

All Entrant and New Entrant Draws

The All Entrant Draw was conducted Saturday Night by Residential Judge Phyllis Hoy (R) and assisted by Coffs Garden Club’s Vice President Margaret Crawley. The winners were Barbara & Henk Schenkel, Coffs Harbour. The New Entrant Draw also happened Saturday night and the winner of that draw was Lennie Brading from Corindi.  Congratulations to the […]