This Website is updated frequently and was last updated on Monday 17th of October, 2016

"The breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air than in the hand." Frances Bacon

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  • Attention - Secretarys of respective of Member Garden Clubs, please download the GCA Schedule for the remainder of 2016 and into 2017. Click here.
  • Join us on FACEBOOK for more photos . For more photographs and information about The GCA.
  • 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 date October 14, 2016)

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.


  • The next GCA Committee Meeting is on the Monday 21st November 2016. 
  • The AGM was convened on Tuesday 11th October 2016 and was a great success. Many deserving gardeners were awarded various prizes and a list is now on the Convention Page.
  • The 2016 event report and photos will be processed and available to everyone as soon as possible. 
  • The next AGM is set in Ulladulla NSW, a place of Scentsations, sunshine and surf. More details to follow.
  • Insurance Forms are on the Members Club Area page. They are;
    The FAQ 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: Just 14 members have been relected to the GCA Committee. There are still 6 vacancies to fill and quite a few members doing multiple tasks. It is all volunteering and if you are interested please contact the Secretary. All applicants must be a member of an affiliated club.
  • 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. It finishes in two weeks so get your photos in fast. Click Here.

  • 2015 Photo Competion winners. Go to the Menu - GCA Photographic
  • Looking after orchids
  • The next Convention of The Garden Clubs of Australia will be in 2017 at Ulladulla.
  • GCA AGM Minutes (Oct 2015)