Newsletter 22nd October 2018

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Halloween Workshop Good Evening and welcome to our Halloween Workshop. We know how you love a bit of fun and our guest speaker Eleanor Griffiths is the very person to show us how to go about it, tonight we will dress a pumpkin ready for the big day. Besides Halloween being almost upon us, that unmentionable…

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Newsletter 23rd April 2018

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Good Evening and welcome to our meeting.  Tonight Margaret & Geoff Fletcher have come all the way from Southport to talk to us about the National Garden Scheme in Lancashire.There are stunning gardens in every county of this great country so it’s good to see inside another county without actually travelling there.  Is Lancashire better…

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Newsletter 26th March 2018

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Hello, Welcome to our meeting.  Well, it’s nearly here and we can hardly wait!, wait for what? you ask, Spring of course, it’s just round the corner, have you noticed all the buds about to burst open?, the tulips are about to show a bit of colour, grape hyacinth are about to pop out, the…

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Newsletter 26th February 2018

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A very warm welcome to you. Don’t you think there is a glimmer of Spring showing? Seeing the Snowdrops up and beaming in the sunshine really gives you hope that Spring is just round the corner, such delicate tiny flowers yet they can withstand all that nature can throw at them and still look breathtaking. …

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Newsletter 22nd January 2018

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Happy New Year. Welcome to the first meeting of 2018. Well Christmas has gone, New Year’s over, now there’s a bit of a lull with time to breathe and time to relax, and during this cold wintery weather, time to think and plan our gardening year, so to start the year off Steve Halliwell from…

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Newsletter 27th November 2017

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Welcome to our Christmas party night and what better way to celebrate than a Christmas Workshop. We always enjoy a workshop and over the years we have made so many beautiful and unusual things, tonight we will be making a Christmas Wire Basket, and Elizabeth Saunders has come to guide us through to what will…

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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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