Activities

The Ulladulla and districts Garden Club offers a range of popular and enjoyable activities. The details of forthcoming activities are available at meetings and in the monthly newsletter.

Coffee Mornings held at members’ gardens or other garden venues (commencing at 10am). Members are asked to bring a chair, a mug for tea/coffee and a small plate of goodies to share. 

Plant Propoagation Group meets monthly at members' homes to learn propogation skills and extend experience by propagating plants for their own gardens as well as for the Club's Trading table. Every few months members organise a workshop with a local expert to learn about propogating using specific methods or groups of plants such as ferns, succulents, orchids, etc.

Monthly Wildflower Walks: Guided walks through are held on the first day of each month  at 10am through the Wildflower Reserve, Warden Street Ulladulla. The walks are led by two Garden Club Members who are Land Managers of the Wildflower Reserve.

Coach trips are planned regularly both for one day or overnight to locations of interest to members including gardens, nurseries, exhibitions, etc.  In recent years trips the Club has organised trips to  NSW Coast and inland, Central West and the Blue Mountains, rural Victoria and Tasmania.

Luncheons or Morning Teas are held to celebrate the Club’s Birthday in June and Christmas in December.

Special Functions

Community Projects

Ulladulla and districts Garden Club undertakes a number of community projects that promote an appreciation of gardening and gardens and their importance and value to local communities. Currently the Club supports a selected horticulture student at Ulladulla High School to complete his secondary eduation and funds the contract for the maintenance of the gardens at  the Jindelara respite care facility in Ulladulla. Members are encouraged to suggest new community projects that the Club may undertake.

Zone Friendship Day

Ulladulla and Districts Garden Club is affiliated with The Garden Clubs of Australia Inc. which has a membership of over 500 garden clubs throughout Australia. These clubs are divided into 54 zones. Ulladulla and Districts Garden Club is in the South Coast NSW Zone.

Every 2 years clubs within each zone meet for a Friendship Day. In September 2020, the Ulladulla and Districts Garden Club will host  Zone Friendship Day. The Friendship Day will invite Zone Garden Club members to enjoy garden themed Market Stalls, guest speakers and workshops. It is expected that over 600 will attend.

Soup and Slice Day

Each year in winter, Committee members host a Soup and Slice Lunch at a local garden or community hall. For a small entry fee members are invited to a lunch of homemade soups and slices. Raffles, Lucky door prizes and local charity and members handicraft stalls also attend to sell their wares. Funds raised support nominated Ulladulla and Districts Garden Club community projects. Currently funds raised through the Soup and Slicwe Day pay for the contract to maintain the grounds of Jindelara respite care facility in Ulladulla.