Newsletter 23rd October 2017

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Good evening everyone and welcome to our October meeting. We hope you have been able to enjoy the few lovely days we have had in amongst the hurricanes over the past month. Tonight we are delighted to welcome John Foley from Holdenclough Nursery in the Trough of Bowland. Many of you will remember John and…

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Newsletter 25th September 2017

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A very warm welcome to the first meeting of the 2017 – 2018 Gardening Club Year. We hope that you have had a very enjoyable summer in spite of the mixed weather. Since our last meeting in June we have had our day trip, south to Windy Ridge and the Dorothy Clive Garden. Although the…

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Newsletter 26th June 2017

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A warm welcome to you, we hope you find the AGM interesting and the evening entertaining, the AGM will be kept very short to allow time for a speaker. So tonight we have Ray Bailey who will be sharing all the Myths & Legends of Plants, his talk will be very light-hearted and lots of…

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Newsletter 24th April 2017

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Hello, and welcome to our meeting tonight. Now that the weather is warming up, there is so much to keep us busy, and if you have empty places in the garden having lots a plant over winter what better chance to find a super replacement than the Plant Fair at Norton Priory on 29th of…

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Newsletter 27th March 2017

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Hello and welcome to the Gardening Clubs meeting for March. Has this fantastic sunshine got you outdoors and into the garden? It is just so good to be able to get out into the fresh air without wrapping up against the cold, wind and wet, it might not last for long unfortunately but it is…

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Newsletter 27th February 2017

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Welcome. My!  These months are flying by; here we are almost in March already!  But with the lighter nights already advancing, our thoughts are already in the garden, and we are raring to go, so to get us on our way, we have Richard Lewis University Lecturer at Wrexham Glyndwr University with us tonight, to…

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Newsletter 23rd January 2017

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Good evening, on behalf of all the members of the Committee may we wish you a very Happy New Year and a bountiful and fruitful gardening year. Lets’ go back to November firstly, did you enjoy the Christmas Workshop? Wasn’t it fun? Who would believe a simple block of florist foam could finish off looking…

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Newsletter 28th November 2016

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GOOD EVENING, WELCOME TO OUR CHRISTMAS WORKSHOP I’m sure it was only a few weeks ago I was last doing this Christmas Greeting, how can it be Christmas already! Another workshop! – we so enjoy these fun nights and tonight’s ‘object d’art’ is a Leaf Basket, we have done quite a variety of objects for…

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Newsletter 24th October 2016

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Welcome to October’s meeting, Can you believe we are nearly at Christmas already! In fact next months meeting will be our Christmas Workshop, and don’t we enjoy our workshops! This year Eleanor Griffiths will show how to make a brick sized leaf basket arrangement in a tray, there will be an oasis in the basket…

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Newsletter 26th September 2016

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Welcome to the 2016/17 year of our Gardening Club. We have lots of interesting speakers, some exciting trips out and lots of knowledge to be learned, we hope you enjoy our forthcoming year. Our first speaker of the year is Rob Edwards Gardener/Designer, he studied design & horticulture at Reaseheath, has an honours degree in…

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Newsletter 25th April 2016

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Good Evening Gardeners’ Do you feel as excited about the warming weather as I do? There is so much to do but isn’t it just so good to be outside in the fresh air again, but where do we start? Well, aren’t we lucky to have Richard Lewis from the University of Glyndwr with us…

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Newsletter 21st March 2016

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Hello and welcome. Tonight we have William & Louise Friend from Mucklestone Nurseries, They are based in North Shropshire, and also in Kent. Not all plants are suited to all soils or in all parts of the Country, so in Kent the nursery, known as Botany Plants, is more suited to the growing of Mediterranean…

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Newsletter 22nd February 2016

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Good evening to you.  We hope you will enjoy the meeting tonight. Sue Jeffries is with us tonight, Sue began her gardening career as a child helping her Gran in her kitchen garden and what started as a hobby ended up as a career. Sue trained at Reaseheath College and Myerscough College, and is now…

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Newsletter 25th January 2016

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On behalf of the Committee may we wish you a Very Happy New Year It seems ages ago already but our Christmas workshop went as it always does – fantastic, and didn’t we do well! We all went home with an array of wreaths, table decorations and other Christmas flower displays, and didn’t we have…

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Newsletter 27th April 2015

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Spring has sprung! It’s official now and everything is taking off at speed, not only our plants but our programme too.  We have so much about to happen.  We will not be having another meeting between now and the AGM, so details are needed now. First Trip, Abbeywood, We will meet in the Abbeywood car…

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Newsletter 23rd March 2015

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Hello, and welcome to our meeting. Spring seems to be well on its way now, and we are all itching to get digging, hoeing and sowing. Our speaker tonight, Malcolm Dixon from Hooksgreen Herbs is here to talk about – well yes, Herbs!  Hooksgreen is one of the leading Herb Nurseries, founded in 2005 and…

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Newsletter 23rd February 2015

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Evening, Have you noticed? There’s been a hint? Just a tiny hint, but a hint all the same… Spring! I’m certain there has been a tiny peek of what is to come, hopefully in the not too distant future, In the mean time our gardens are slowly coming alive and the beautiful little Snowdrop is…

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Newsletter 26th January 2015

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Happy New Year! And a very good evening to you, may you have a plentiful and vibrant garden for 2015. Our first speaker for the 2015 is Barry Proctor of Proctor’s Nursery, 99 High Lane, Brown Edge, Stoke-on-Trent, He will be giving a talk about ‘Winter Structure’ Well I’m sure we can all pick up…

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Newsletter 24th November 2014

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Good Evening and welcome to our Christmas Workshop…  Already!  Where has the year gone?  We have always enjoyed our workshops, and have great fun making beautiful displays for Christmas; it may be for the table, garden or the door.  Who would have thought we could possibly make such beautiful things. But with expert tuition, and…

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Newsletter 27th October 2014

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Hello and welcome to our October meeting and to our speaker Trevor Lawrence. ‘Chrysanthemums Direct’ is run by the Lawrence family from Knutsford  who have over 50 years experience growing chrysanthemums, so there will be no shortage of information coming our way. Hopefully Trevor will also have plants for sale. News Flash!  As I write,…

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