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“The naked earth is warm with Spring, and with green grass and bursting trees leaning to the sun’s glorifying kiss and quivers in the sunny breeze.” - Julian Grenfell

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  • The Spring 2016 issue 70 of Our Gardens is now available either through your club or by personal subscription. Go to the menu and select GCA Magazine.

Spring has sprung, so no excuses not to go out and photograph the existing and emerging beauty in your gardens, at the community gardens and/or those that surround your places in your part Australia.
Send them into our 2016 Photo Competition (closing October 14, 2016) as did the following
random selection of 6 of the photos from the 2015 Photo Competition

Photo by Paul Lucas

Photo by Paul Lucas

Photo by Paul Lucas

Photo by Paul Lucas

Photo by Paul Lucas

Photo by Paul Lucas

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More Notices

Message from Open Gardens Australia

Alexandra & District Open Gardens On the weekend of 22nd & 23rd October 2016, up to 10 exceptional town and farm properties will be open.  Chat to our friendly garden owners who throw open their gates to warmly welcome visitors.  Expect to see gorgeous spring blossoms and foliage, exotics and natives, stunning views, manicured petite spaces and expansive domains.  Less than 2 hours from Melbourne in the rolling hills and river valleys of Alexandra.  Catering, plant sales, garden sculptures, classic cars & antique fishing gear on display. All details on our website: www.alexandraopengardens.com.au  Ph: 03 5772 1199
Come ….. Be Inspired!

  • Go to the Member Clubs' Area page to learn how to Create a permanent Email Account for your club. Note all of our emails automatically use Microsoft Outlook.


  • Look here! We have just updated three very important Insurance Forms in the Insurance Section on the Members Club Area. They are:
    The FAQ form, The Summary of Covers form and the Trident Event Proposal form. Click here to go there now!
  • For information & forms for GCA awards, insurance, affiliation and much more - Click on "Member Clubs' Area" page on the main menu (left) & read or download from the list.
  • GCA Job Vacancies:* Note: All applicants must be a member of an affiliated club.
  • The next GCA Committee Meeting is on the Monday 10th October 2016 in Sydney as listed below. 
  • The AGM is to be convened on Tuesday 11th October 2016 from 10am on the 4th level, 140 Elizabeth St. Surry Hills, NSW. Send our Secretary Susan Flux an email.
  • Our President George Hoad has a message for all our affiliates. Follow the Link (far left) About Us and then GCA Committee to read George Hoad's message. 
  • Need a flower or garden Judge for competitions? Contact the Judges Registrar
  • Community Garden Clubs (Excepting WA) An offer from Yates. Click here for more.
  •  Zone Coordinators - Contact the Director of Zones.
  • To see a list of zones if your club is in need of a Zone Coordinator for advice on any matter gardening in your area.
    Click HERE.

    2016 Photo Competition. Join our exciting 2016 Photo Competition with new category additions. Click Here.

  • 2015 Photo Competion winners. Go to the Menu - GCA Photographic
  • GCA Award Recipients 2015
    Read about Judy Refshauge the 2015 GCA's President's Award Recipient.
  • Looking after orchids
  • The next Convention of The Garden Clubs of Australia will be in 2017 at Ulladulla. The Ulladulla Convention Committee's first meeting is to be held 11 May 2016.
  • GCA AGM Minutes (Oct 2015)