Gardening Programme - 2018

Tuesday 9th January

We will be having our Christmas lunch today, postponed from Dec 13th

Just for this meeting we will begin at 10.30am, with the speakers' talks.  At 12noon we will sit down to eat our lunch, so that members who attend groups in the afternoon can be in time.

Speakers:  Bee-keeping and Honey tasting    Rhydwen

Flower arranging demonstration   Pauline

Please bring your garden photograph for the competition, and there will still be the free raffle.

Food arrangements will remain the same as the original date.

 
Tuesday 13th February

Trees in the Garden and the Law  illustrated talk by Ian McDermott

 
Tuesday 13th March

Cuttings, Graftings Plant division  by Pauline

Members to bring herbaceous plants to share with other members

 
Tuesday 10th April

  Change of programme due to the speaker being unavailable

 
Tuesday 8th May

Plant Fair provided by Twigs Horticultural Project, a local charity which provides work experience for the disadvantaged and disabled.

Plants and garden ornaments and sundries will be sale.  Bedding plants will be available. There will be refreshments in the hall with money going to the charity.

 
     
Wednesday 6th June

Coach trip to Aulden Gardens and Nursery, Leominster; well known for their Irises.  Morning visit will include a talk and refreshments.  Lunchtime and afternoon will be spent in the National Trust property Berrington Hall.  Coach will leave Brinton's Car Park at 9.15am

Cost:  NT members £13.30.  Non NT members £22.30,  this includes coach fare, driver's tip, entrance fee and refreshments at Aulden and entrance fee to NT house if not a member.

Monies to be paid on or before 16th April, the April monthly town hall meeting.

 
Wednesday 11th July Visit to Spetchley Park Gardens, Worcester.    By shared car, arrival time 11am.     Cost £6.50 which includes the entrance fee and personal audio tour.   Lunch in the cafe can be pre-booked nearer the time.  
     
Tuesday 14th August

  British Native Garden Orchids      Dr. Wilson Wall   Illustrated Talk

  He will bring plants to show and to sell

 
Wednesday 12th September  Coach visit to National Trust property, Shugborough Hall, Stafford.  Cost for NT members £8.30, for non NT members £19.70.  This includes coach fare, driver's tip and entrance fee for non NT members.   The Mansion, Gardens, Farm, Servants quarters and Patrick Lichfield apartments and exhibition will all be open.   The Apartments will be by timed tickets.  Monies to be paid on or before July 16th, the town hall July monthly meeting.   Coach will leave Brinton's Park Car park at 9am prompt  
 Tuesday 9th October

  Robin Pearce from World's End Nurseries

Illustrated talk on Hostas,  there will be plants to see and to buy.

 

Tuesday 13th November

 During the morning we will see Memories of the places we have visited during 2018.   This will be followed by a light lunch,  places to have been booked before 1st November.