Gardening is a popular activity on the Northern Beaches. Many people with an interest in gardening belong to a group that in turn belongs to the Garden Clubs of Australia Inc. There are 97 garden clubs in Sydney affiliated with Garden Clubs of Australia, of which 13 are located within the Northern Beaches. 

The Garden Clubs of Australia is an umbrella organisation for affiliated garden clubs as well as similar societies, associations and groups throughout Australia. The Garden Clubs of Australia’s motto is “Friendship through Gardens.”

Northern Beaches Garden Clubs, Societies and Associations

Garden groups are well distributed throughout the Northern Beaches and provide for a diverse range of interests including specialist plant societies. Further information about each group and contact details are available from their websites:

Where there isn’t a direct link to the club’s website, please refer to the Garden Club of Australia website

Benefits in Joining a Garden Club, Society or Association

  • Monthly meetings
  • Interesting guest speakers
  • Opportunities to learn and exchange ideas
  • Some clubs specialise in a specific field of horticulture or gardening at a specific site
  • Opportunity to undertake volunteer gardening
  • Group outings to botanic, notable and  local gardens, nurseries and other places with high scenic or botanic values
  • Weekends away
  • Opportunity to meet people with a common interest  

Contact information