We started our Garden Club on Tuesday 1 September at 7.30pm with a talk on Bees from Professor John Hobrough. Click for our programme
About the club
The club has over 30 members, some of whom are very good gardeners. Others are keen gardeners and some of us are beginners. Our interest in gardens and in gardening brings us together once a month throughout the year. We are a relatively new group and we usually meet on the first Tuesday of every month.
In the autumn and winter we invite guests to talk to us and, where possible, to provide a practical element to the evening. We have learned to cultivate orchids, to make herbal teas and have enjoyed the sweet smell of roses and the taste of honey.
Members of the group suggest ideas for talks and often help to organise the events. Usually we wend the evening with tea, coffee and an informal discussion.
Spring and summer provide opportunities for us to be out and about. We have visited one another’s gardens and had set up a series of visits to gardens of different kinds. Hopefully these visits will be rearranged.
We offer tips and help to one another and have plant exchanges. We also support the Lesbury in Bloom Gardeners’ Question Time.
New people are very welcome to join us. At the moment we make a small charge that covers the cost of hiring the hall and the fees of external speakers.