ABOUT US

Benefits of Club

  • Friendship – social time before and after each meeting
  • Informative Meetings – held last Tuesday of each month
  • Guest Speakers – a different speaker at each meeting
  • Bus Trips – always enjoyable – usually a day trip
  • Social Events – relaxed way to mix with fellow gardeners
  • Library – a selection of useful books to borrow
  • Sip & Snip – an informative walk around a member’s garden
  • Show & Tell – a short talk by a member at each meeting
  • Fundraising – monies raised donated to local charities
  • Gardening on the Edge – our primary fundraising event with open gardens on the Queen’s Birthday weekend

Club Goals

To foster and promote an active interest in all matters relating to gardening on the Range. To raise awareness in the Club and the Community of the local environment. To stage events that promote the beauty and diversity of the region.

OFFICE BEARERS

The Office Bearers are charged with the general management of the Guild in accordance with the rules and by-laws approved for the purpose of the incorporation. Office Bearers and helpers for 2019-20 are:

MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

President |Dorothy Jupp | 5445 7795 | Email
Vice President| Marnie Trass | 5435 8406 | Email
Club Secretary and Membership Officer | Marie Hegerty | Email
Minute Secretary | Toni Walters | Email
Treasurer | Anne Boyle | Email
Gardening on The Edge |Jan Maguire | Email
Newsletter | Carolyn Willadsen | 5494 3357 | Email
Technology & Systems | David Webb | Email
Speakers & Venues | Harvey Weston | 5435 2587 | Email
Bus Trips | 5445 7795 | 5435 8406 | Email
Tips & Gleanings | Kevin Radbourne Email
Committee Member | Bill Henman |
Committee Member | Ian Reimers |

Website helper | Lyndall Bryant | Email

MEETINGS

General Meetings are held monthly at 9.30am on the last Tuesday of each month. Meetings usually include a guest presenter talking about all aspects of developing and enhancing a garden. The meeting venue is usually at the Old Witta School Hall or occasionally at a member’s garden. All members are welcome to attend and contribute to the development of the Club and guests are welcome at two free meetings. Click HERE to see next dates.

MEMBERSHIP

General membership, please be our guest for two meetings and subsequently apply for membership if you would like to. Click HERE for more details about joining our club!

SIP & SNIP

Sip & Snip is held monthly at 9:30am on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. It is an opportunity to see other member’s gardens and to obtain cuttings for your own garden. It is a members’ only event.

GARDEN TOURS

Escorted tours to gardens and garden related events are regularly organised where club members and friends can get together to enjoy the trip and meet others with similar interests. See EVENTS for details.