This group, of around 110 members, meet monthly on a Wednesday evening in autumn and winter. The group meets at Haskayne Village Hall near Ormskirk L39 7JE. The members arrange garden visits, plant sales and other events in spring and summer. They produce a newsletter twice a year.
Once more a GOLD! at the 2016 Southport show - well done to everyone concerned
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Programme of Events 2017. Lancs & N.W.Group
(All events are held at Haskayne Village Hall at 7.30.p.m. unless stated otherwise.Entry - Members £1.50, Non-members £3.00 refreshments inc. Raffle and Plant Sales Table)
Wednesday 15th Mar. “Flower Power” by Maureen Sawyer.Well known locally, Maureen opens her garden at Southlands for the N.G.S. She has also been a senior lecturer in art and design.
Wednesday 19th Apr. A.G.M. starting at 7.15.p.m.To be followed by a talk by Peter Wiseman entitled “Iran Unveiled”. Free to members, non-members £3.00. Inc. refreshments.
Saturday 6th May at Lydiate Parish Hall, 288 Southport Rd. Lydiate,L31 4EQ. PLANT SALE Entrance £1 per adult. Refreshments available.
Wednesday 17th May 6.30- 8.30.p.m.
Sunday 4th June. We are hosting the National A.G.M. Full details in the “Cottage Garden” March edition.
Thursday 17th- Sunday 20th August. Southport Flower Show.
Members of our group will be putting on a display to interpret the theme
“The Curious Garden”.
Wednesday 20th September. “ Transforming Bluebell Cottage Gardens” by Sue Beesley. A talk about how a rundown nursery and gardens have been re-designed, with plenty of tips on design and planting for us all.
Wednesday 18th October. “ Margery Fish, the Doyenne of Cottage Gardening” by Sue Clarke.
Wednesday 15th November. “ Creative Containers for Winter and beyond” by Marguerite Hughes.
Wednesday 20th December. Christmas Social, Buffet and talk “Clematis” by Richard Hodson of Hawthorne Nurseries, Hesketh Bank. Cost to be confirmed.
In addition we have 3 garden visits planned over the summer months. Full details can be found on our website www.nwcgs.org.uk
The 2014 Southport Show display was awarded a LARGE GOLD! Couldn't be better, well done to all concerned.
Peter Curl opened his garden in May & June in 2012 and 2013. You can see a youtube video of his garden by clicking here
The 2011 stand at Southport Flower Show - it was awarded a gold medal.