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Gardening Club

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Everyone who loves gardening is warmly welcomed to the Gardening Club. We are a mix of beginner and experienced gardeners with information and enthusiasm to share. We have a programme of 13 lectures this year for you to enjoy. 

We look forward to plant sales, plant raffles, browsing through our library of gardening books and coffee breaks for face-to-face chats.  

Gardening Club Programme Sept 24-April 2025 Meetings start at 7.30pm

* Plants for sale + Books for sale

12 September

* Autumn Bulbs Zdenek Valkoun

Head Gardener, Dorothy Clive Garden

26 September

*In the Shade Jacqueline Iddon

Jacqueline Iddon Hardy Plants

10 October

+The Finest Gardens in the South West Tony Russell

Garden Writer and Broadcaster

24 October

*A Late Summer Love Affair Jack Willgoss

Wildegoose Nursery

14 November

*Cliff Bank Nursery – a New Chapter Ben Preston

Nurseryman and Gardener

28 November 

Clematis for Year-round Colour in Your Garden

Ken Black, Clematis Specialist

12 December 

The Holly, the Ivy and Christmas Stories- a fun evening social with quiz

Doug Stewart

Chartered Horticulturalist


16 January 

Perfect Pots and Creative Containers Philip Smith

Garden Designer

30 January 

Transylvanian Plants and Castles 

Razvan Chisu, Horticulturalist, MCI Hort, Cheshire

13 February 

Cholmondeley Castle- a Garden of Distinction

Barry Grain, Head Gardener, Cholmondeley Castle

27 February 

How to be a 21 st Century Gardener 

Timothy Walker, Retired Director Oxford, Botanic Garden and Lecturer

13 March

*John Massey’s Garden Nigel Hopes, Head Gardener

Ashwood Nursery, Hopes Garden Plants

27 March

*Growing Fuchsias – including plant, pests and diseases

Keith McManus, National Judge, Speaker and Retired Exhibitor

24 April

*Garden Chrysanthemums Trevor Lawrence

Chrysanthemums Direct

26 April Plant Sale


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Thursdays at 19:30