Lancashire and North-West

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 at 7.30 unless otherwise stated.  The members arrange 3 garden visits over the summer months, plant sales and other events in spring and summer.   They produce a newsletter twice a year.

Entry - Members £1.50, Non-members £3.00 refreshments inc. Raffle and Plant Sales Table)

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Wednesday 20th December.   Christmas Social, Buffet and talk “Clematis” by Richard Hodson of Hawthorne Nurseries, Hesketh Bank.    Cost to be confirmed.

Programme 2019


Wednesday 16th Jan. 2019 -' A Lancashire Garden' by Peter Cordall.
Wednesday 20th Feb. - 'Hardy geraniums & pulmonarias' by Vanessa Cook.
Wednesday 20th Mar. - 'The Patch: A garden for all seasons' by Jim Almond.
Wednesday 17th Apr. starting at 7.15.p.m. our A.G.M. followed by 'Fantastic Foliage'- a talk by John Foley.
Saturday 11th May our annual Plant Sale at Lydiate Parish Hall 11.00a.m-3.00p.m. A selection of plant stalls , craft stalls and refreshments will be available. Entrance is £1 per adult.
Sunday 9th June A garden visit to Clemley House,Tarporley , Cheshire. 2.00-4.00p.m. Further details will be available on our website.
27th-28th July- Chorley Flower Show. We will be having a C.G.S. Information Stand, a floral display and plant sales table.
15th-18th August- Southport Flower Show. Celebrating 90 years of the show, the theme is' The Garden Party'. We will be creating a show garden and will have an Information Table promoting the C.G.S.
Our autumn programme will commence on
Wednesday 18th September- A talk by Barry Grain entitled ' The undercover gardener'.
Wednesday 16th October- Travels to Canada' by Andrew Tumilty.
Wednesday 20th November - 'Rock gardens, currant buns, or naturalistic sculptures' by Michael Myers.
Wednesday 18th December- Christmas Social, Buffet and talk.
All meetings are held at Haskayne Village Hall L39 7JE starting at 7.30.p.m. Admission Members £1.50, Non-members £3.00 including refreshments.
Further details are available at









Southport Flower Show 2018

With the theme being "Little Red Riding Hood"
Well done on the Large-GOLD

Southport Flower Show 2017


Southport Flower Show 2016


Southport Flower Show 2015
held from 20-23 August & were awarded a gold medal.
Once more a GOLD! at the 2017 Southport show - well done to everyone concerned

The theme of the show was "China"
as seen in the image below.



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.


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Mary Whitehead
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