Buderim Garden Club

Buderim Garden Club

"Gardens of Buderim" book and the Buderim Garden Club 2018 calendar are on sale!

“Gardens of Buderim” (RRP of $26.95) is now on sale at Books of Buderim, Manawee Garden Centre and at the Old Post Office-Buderim.

OR,
Contact John Lyon, President, Buderim Garden Club, on Email john.lyon1@bigpond.com  or Mobile: 0448714561 to order copies.

This book was presented by our local MP, Mr Brent Michelberg to the QLD Parliamentary Library.  Read details under the NEWS heading.


The 2019 Buderim Garden Club calendar is now on sale at meetings for $10.

The Club can be contacted via email on: buderimgardenclub@gmail.com
or phone 0448 714 561


club activities

GARDEN WORKSHOPS


Hands on gardening is enjoyed informally in members' gardens, sharing local knowledge, members' experience, plant cuttings, and a cuppa at the end of the morning. Workshops are announced at monthly meetings with a reminder sent via email.


SHEDDERS

A group of Club volunteers care for the gardens surrounding the Buderim War Memorial Hall, and also around the old Buderim Post Office. They meet on every third Friday from 4:00 pm.


TOURS

Day coach tours are organised throughout the year to special gardens, garden events, nurseries and local places of interest. Details are announced at monthly meetings and are published in the Newsletter or on the Website under Tours.


EDNA WALLING MEMORIAL GARDEN

Monthly maintenance of this garden are our tribute to the famous Australian landscape gardener, Edna Walling, who lived in Buderim in the later years of her life. Maintenance of this garden is shared by club volunteers and the Sunshine Coast Regional Council and are held on the third Monday of the month in 2019.

NEWSLETTER

A monthly electronic Newsletter is produced by Patricia James.
It contains details of meeting venues, speakers, forthcoming events, garden workshops, tours and other items of interest to members.


WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK

Information about Garden Club events can be found on this Club website, which is maintained by Bev Schouten.


The Club can be contacted via email on: buderimgardenclub@gmail.com or phone 0448 714 561


The Facebook page is maintained by Noel Williams, and is for sharing photos, articles, gardening from our local area and club activities.
It is accessible as the 1st Link in the FB & Link menu on the top ribbon.



Members who do not wish images of themselves to be included in the Club's electronic or printed media must advise the photographer and the club secretary.



MONTHLY MEETINGS
Commence at 2:00 p.m. on the second Friday of each month, February to November in the Buderim War Memorial Hall.
Guest Speakers: Cover a wide range of topics of interest to members.
Member Speakers: Most months one of our members gives us some great tips on gardening or talks about gardening ideas and gardens they might visit.
Flower Competition. Entry details explained on another web page. Members are responsible for arranging their exhibits in Club bottles and jars which are provided.
Library: Members are welcome to borrow books on various garden topics, the latest gardening magazines and dvds of garden interest.
Afternoon Tea: The club supplies coffee, tea, milk and sugar. Members are asked to bring a plate of food to share and their own coffee mug.
Quality Plant Stall: At each meeting a quality plant stall is conducted by club members. Other members may sell up to 2 quality plants per meeting with 10% commission from all sales donated to the club.
Seed Bank: See Ken Evans for information regarding the sharing and distribution of seeds to members.
White Board:

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Management Committee members for the following year are elected at the AGM held at 2:00pm on the second Friday in November in the Buderim War Memorial Hall.

MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Management Committee members meet at 9:00 am on the first Tuesday of each month. The current Management Committee members are listed on the COMMITTEE page of this website.

BUDERIM GARDEN FESTIVAL
The Festival was held on the weekend of Sat 20th and Sun 21st October in 2018

General Information:
A
Spring Flower Show in the Buderim War Memorial Hall features competitive displays for flowers, container plants, novelty displays, Children's sections and photography and is open to members and the public. The detailed schedule and publicity information are on this website, under the heading Festival.
Market stalls sell garden products on the adjacent lawns, including a club plant stall and members are asked to contribute plants, suitably labelled.
Open Gardens In Buderim will be presented for public viewing.