This group, of around 35 members, meet at 2pm (unless otherwise stated) on the second Saturday of the month at Gladstone Village Hall, Burton, Wirral CH64 5TH. Trips to gardens are arranged in spring and summer on dates announced.




14 January:    Plants and plant hunters. Evolution of Ness Botanic Gardens.
                      Nick Lightfoot. Garden and Collections Manager

11 February: Don's Hardy Euphorbias. Don Witton

11 March:     Ray Bailey. Myths and Legends of plants

8 April:         Sue Clarke: Hardy Geraniums (Sue holds a National Collection of Hardy Geraniums)

20 May:        NB: 3rd Saturday for this month only.  MEMBERS' PLANT SALE (Visitors welcome)



Please note: anyone attending meetings or outings arranged by the group who is not a member of the National Society will not be covered by the CGS insurance.      


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Coach Trip to Preen Manor in 2014 - sitting in the sun, admiring the garden



An excellent evening with Chris Beardshaw, Christine Guest (new group chair) on the left and Angela Dodwell (ex-group chair) on the right. 


Another slightly damp and chilly outing in July, but a great garden - Abbeywood in Cheshire 



On a wet and cold day in June, we went to Jessamine Cottage in Shropshire.  All enjoyed it, in spite of the Jubilee weather!





In July, we visited both Cholmondelely Castle and, shown here, Lane End Farm in Huxley,



Several members of the group visited One House Nursery at Rainow Cheshire in May 2011, followed by a visit to Bill Sowerbutt's garden (he is secretary of the Cheshire group).  Both gardens were throughly enjoyable



One of the visits the group made in 2010 was to Eaton Hall, Cheshire.



Christine Guest
1 The Oaks Cottages
Badgers Rake Lane
South Wirral
CH66 8PS
United Kingdom

Tel. 0151 339 6131

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