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 All about Hostas   illustrated talk by Robin Pearce of World's End Nurseries  
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.  
August meeting   Summer buffet details to be confirmed later.  
Wednesday 12th September  Coach visit to National Trust property, Shugborough Hall, Stafford.  Cost for NT members £8, 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  
 October's meeting details TBC