A new group held at Shurdington Social Centre in Cheltenham serving north and east Gloucestershire.
A 'hands-on' approach based around practical workshops, relevant tutorials, monthly meetings plus interesting garden and nursery visits. An email address is essential for communication.
AGM followed by discussions 1pm (CGS)
AGM followed by Gill Hazel “Classic, Rare and Unusual Bulbs 2 pm (PH)
Garden Design Part 2, Yvonne Gregory 1pm booked (CGS)
Glenis Dyer “Clematis – The Ultimate Social Climber” 2.15pm booked (PH/CGS shared event)
Cut flower growing, Cotswold Posy Patch 1pm booked (CGS)
Nick Wray, Curator of Bristol Botanic Garden, “Japanese Gardens” 2.15pm (PH)
Auriculas, Hilary Harvey 1pm booked (CGS)
Roger Umpleby ‘Friends and Foes in the Garden” 2.15pm (PH)
CGS mini Plant sale open to public
Lois Philipps ‘The Art and Science of Compost-making” 2.15pm (PH)
Malvern Spring Show (9th – 12th May plus set-up)
Composting and steel support-making , David Simpson’s house – to be booked
East Lambrook Manor and Kelways Peonies or Avon Bulbs- to be booked
27th “The Lenches,” Eckington followed by tea/coffee at Judith and Julian’s house- to be booked
Kate’s Cutting Patch, Longney – 17th July 2 pm £6 to include tea/cake - booked
Bristol Botanic Garden –guided tour £7- to be booked
Late August or early September
“Brockamin”- Cottage garden with Symphyotricum (Michaelmas daisies), Callow End, Worcester - to be booked
Roy Cheek “Insectivorous Plants” (including new factors about Saracenias) 2.15pm (PH)
Latin names, David Simpson 4.15pm (CGS)
Chris Smith of Pennard Plants “Agapanthus – Myths and Mysteries of Growing” 2.15pm (PH)
Rachel Salisbury “The Really Useful Garden” 2.15pm (PH)
Helen Picton, Old Court Nurseries “A Plantaholics Wonderland” 2.15pm (PH)
Second time at Malvern, and a great Silver.
First time showing and getting Bronze
David Simpson & Liz Ward.