At the July, 2019 meeting we held a raffle and we are looking to develop this as a regular event for the future. A volunteer to sell raffle tickets at the start of meetings would be very welcome, please speak to Pam or Helen if you can help.
Wednesday November 13: Jaqueline Iddon – Christmas from the Garden
A practical demonstration, making a blue spruce door ring, winter pots and other festive ideas to help decorate your home for Christmas. The entry charge for this meeting only will be £3 instead of the usual £2 to cover additional speaker costs.
December: There will be no meeting held this month
Syllabus for 2020
Wednesday January 8: The Walled Garden – A talk about Norton Priory
Norton Priory is the most excavated monastic site in Europe. Boasting the ruins of an Abbey, 12th century under-croft and an 18th century Walled Garden, it is located within an oasis of tranquil woodland and wildflower meadows. The new museum displays thousands of artefacts from Norton’s 900 year history including the internationally significant 14th century statue of St Christopher.
Wednesday February 12: Steve Halliwell – Yes, we have no Galanthus
A story of the humble snowdrop.
Wednesday March 11: A talk by Brian Quinn
Friends of Rotten Row
Wednesday April 8: NGS/CGS – A talk by Margaret Fletcher
Beyond the Garden Gate
Wednesday May 13: M Sawyer
Growing with Pride
Wednesday June 10: A talk by Marguerite Hughes
Scented Plants for every Season
A big Thank You to Helen Wilson, Joyce Yoxon and Les Fillis for their help and support and David Blanchflower for producing the newsletter.
All offers of help in organising this group will be gratefully received.