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Grafton and District Garden Club

Would you like to join our next bus trip? Non-members are welcome to join us on Saturday July 23 to the Quota Craft & Garden Fair at Alstonville.

Cost is $40 BYO lunch; pick up from South Grafton, Grafton and Maclean.

The cost does not include $5 entry, to be paid in cash. All proceeds go to Quota’s local projects.


7.30am: Pickup from Grafton Library.

7.45am: Pickup from South Grafton Post Office.

8.15am: Pickup from Maclean, Ferry Park.

9.30 to 12.30pm: Quota Craft and Garden Fair at Alstonville showground, with over 90 craft and garden stalls. Grab some morning tea and look around.

1pm to 2.30pm: Lunch at the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Garden; BYO picnic lunch. Tea, coffee and snacks/sweets provided by bus company at lunch time. Have a walk around the Garden.

2.30pm: Head home, arriving approximately 4.30pm in Grafton, stopping at Maclean & South Grafton with drop offs on the way. 

Call Action Coaches to book on 6643 4354 or call in and see them at 370 Fry Street, Grafton.

Payment to be made to Action Coaches.

If you think you might buy plants, please bring a box or tub. They will go under the bus in the luggage compartment. Label your purchases with a pen or a ribbon to avoid any confusion.

Thursday July 7 is our next monthly gathering, once again at Vines @ 139 at 10am on Thursday July 7. We will kick the morning off with our ‘Table of Interest’ with Rosie. Feel free to bring along any plants you would like her to help you with, just make sure they are clean and won’t leave any soil or water at the venue.

We will then have a guest speaker from Paper Daisy Florist with tips on flower arranging.

Members are encouraged to bring along some flowers and/or foliage and a vase and have a go themselves.  Secateurs and a handcloth might be a good idea also. Or you can just sit back and enjoy a cuppa and the presentation.

New members are always welcome, it is only $10 a year to join.

For more information send an email to [email protected]

or ring Jane on 0438 593 032. Also find and follow us on Facebook.

Jane Rhodes