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Garden Visits

Follow the calendar link below to check out where the group is visiting throughout the year or to choose a date for your own GV:



We're always looking for new gardens to visit. Don't be shy, it's easy and no one expects "perfection" (whatever that is) they just want somewhere to meet up and chat!

Please take a few moments to follow the link above and read the simple instructions in full.

Then contact Dianne with the information needed so I organise an Event Listing for your visit.


It's amazing what we can learn by visiting other peoples gardens. I know I pick up at least one good idea or plant each time.

You might be surprised at how keen other members are to visit your garden and see what you are growing, how your chooks / quails are kept, share their own excess produce, cuttings, seed and generally just have a good old chat with other like minded people.

Be brave!

The visits are informal and free. Choose to come to as many or few as you wish.

Dianne's mobile number 0407 691 485 for emergencies.


Anyone is welcome to post and organise their own Events of any kind - in fact it is encouraged.

If you choose to do this please put your own name down as organiser, not mine. It can be very confusing for everyone if my name is on it and I know nothing about the Event.

Responsibility for running the event is up to the organiser.

Thank you


Location: members gardens
Members: 110
Latest Activity: 5 hours ago

Discussion Forum

GayleD's Garden Visit 20th January 2019

Started by Dianne Caswell. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe Jan 25. 14 Replies

Susan's Garden Visit 9-12-2018

Started by Dianne Caswell. Last reply by Andrew Cumberland Dec 12, 2018. 10 Replies

Andy's Garden Visit

Started by Dianne Caswell. Last reply by Valerie Nov 22, 2018. 10 Replies

Butterfly House, Bribie Island 7/11/18

Started by Dianne Caswell. Last reply by Christa Nov 9, 2018. 3 Replies

Dianne's Garden 21/10/18

Started by Susan. Last reply by Andrew Cumberland Oct 26, 2018. 13 Replies

Dave's Garden Visit 30th September 2018

Started by Elaine de Saxe. Last reply by Susan Oct 4, 2018. 12 Replies

Cathie's Garden Visit 14-07-2118

Started by Dianne Caswell. Last reply by Che Corrie Jul 16, 2018. 7 Replies


Started by Dianne Caswell. Last reply by Dianne Caswell May 31, 2018. 4 Replies

Valerie's Garden Visit 29 April 2018

Started by Andrew Cumberland. Last reply by Dianne Caswell May 1, 2018. 11 Replies

10.11 .2017 Col and Mary-Ann GV and Xmas lunch

Started by Mary-Ann Baker. Last reply by CHERYL SLAPP Dec 23, 2017. 12 Replies


Started by Dianne Caswell. Last reply by Andrew Cumberland Oct 24, 2017. 42 Replies


Started by Lissa. Last reply by DARREN JAMES Oct 2, 2017. 9 Replies

Gayle's GV August 2017

Started by Andrew Cumberland. Last reply by Cathie MacLean Aug 22, 2017. 24 Replies

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Comment by Andrew Cumberland on April 26, 2019 at 21:26

I am asking that a change be made to timeframe for the notifications for the addresses to be sent out for the garden visits.  I will make that change on the BLF futures group.  Just giving a heads up here as well.  It appears on our home page too, so nobody should miss it. 

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on December 19, 2018 at 21:09

I'd like to post some public love and gratitude for our Dianne (and Graham).  Here is a woman travelling overseas and still organising our visits for next year.  You've done an incredible job of "herding cats" to keep the visits happening Dianne.  Thank you so much.  And then, as if she hasn't done enough, she welcomes every new member and directs to the garden visit group.   BLF would be very much poorer if you weren't here doing what you do.  Have a wonderful visit to China! 

Comment by Dianne Caswell on November 11, 2018 at 7:06

Next Sunday 18th will be Andy and Rozie's GV. One not to be missed, Andy is always very generous with his knowledge, we remember with (that warm feeling) the GV with Andy showing us how he makes his many kind of spirits.

This is the time now that I am preparing the GV Calendar for 2019 I am looking for Members to host their own GV. All you need is a Garden, it can be as small as a Balcony or as big as a Farm. It can be a New Garden you want help to establish or as big as a Productive Orchard or An Example of a Fully Sustainable Garden. In other words your garden can be neither to little or big. 

It would be lovely to visit the Gardens of some of our New Members as well as old, so if you would like to be one of our GV Hosts for 2019 please email me through the BLF Site or phone me on 0407691485. Cheers,,, Dianne

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on January 15, 2017 at 18:35

Poor Valerie. Don't burst a foo foo darl. We can wait a day or three.

Comment by Valerie on January 15, 2017 at 16:10

Aaaargh I had the whole report typed and photos loaded and ning just deleted the lot. I am working on it.

Comment by Dianne Caswell on December 26, 2016 at 10:12

All the Best Cheryl.

Comment by Lissa on December 26, 2016 at 7:37

Sorry to hear that Cheryl. All the best to both of you xx

Comment by CHERYL SLAPP on December 26, 2016 at 7:24

I may RSVP to atttend the GVs but please accept my apologies if I don't turn up.  My sons health has deteriorated and there may be times when due to emergencies I will not make it.

Comment by Lissa on November 22, 2016 at 5:00

Absolutely!! lol

Never belonged to such a friendly energetic gardening group before. I have made so many good friends out of this site - it connects us with like minded people which is often difficult to do. There is such a lot of animated conversation about so many topics there is always something interesting going on.

Comment by Sophie on November 21, 2016 at 19:51
<3 Three cheers for BLF!


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