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Stirling and Hills Garden Club: 

A group of garden enthusiasts who love to talk and hear about all things ‘gardening’.


Over the years speakers have come and talked about such diverse topics, as: bats, bromeliads, composting, endangered birds, ferns, fungi, mulch, plant collecting, pruning, rare fruit, roses, soils, weed identification and much more.


Our members have a wealth of knowledge about gardening, the best plants to grow, when and how to plant and more. If you live in, or near, the Adelaide Hills come and join in the fun.

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Where and When
When:  Monthly every 4th Thursday
Time:   Doors open 7.00 pm

            for a prompt 7.30 pm start

Where: Aldgate Village Well         

 54 Strathalbyn Road, Aldgate, SA 

Join Us

Share your love of gardens!

New members are always welcome. Current members are a friendly mix of novice gardeners to experienced horticulturalists all willing to learn and share. 

Click here for more information about becoming a member of SHGC

Regular meetings at Aldgate Village Well 
4th Thursday of the month

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Next Meeting

Thursday 22nd February

7.15 for 7.30pm start

Merilyn Kuchel OAM
The history of Stangate House Gardens

As leader of the garden volunteers for the National Trust SA, a garden historian and with an extensive horticultural background, Merilyn has fascinating insight into the Gardens and their history. In addition to the collection of over 750 Camellias, the garden registers 64 significant trees providing a canopy to many varieties of colourful ornamental plants. 

Coming Up

Thursday 28th March

7.15 for 7.30pm start

Greg Marlu - SA Biochar Works and AGM

Nestled in a picturesque valley near Macclesfield, Greg Marlu makes biochar from local timber waste for home gardeners.
Don't miss this fascinating talk.

Greg is passionate about his work, which he sees as an essential part of the rebalancing mankind needs to do to live sustainably. In his words; Biochar has the potential to change the world. That’s a big claim, but given the things research and history tell us about it, I believe it is justified.

Greg's talk will be followed by the AGM and election of the new committee.
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 Show Bench

Every month, members bring up to 3 flowers from their gardens to create a monthly showing of local garden diversity.
Show Benches, give a snapshot of what plants flower in hills gardens in each month.
View some past Show Bench entries here
Do you have a story, picture, video or challenge to share or question for other members ?
Join the SHGC MEMBERS FORUM click here

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