Monthly meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at Gorse Hill Community Centre in Chapel Street. Doors are open from 7.00pm and the speaker starts at around 7.30pm. Meetings end at around 9.30pm.
January 16th 2020 “For the love of Snowdrops” Lyn Miles
A talk & demonstration from a specialist grower, who will bring various merchandise and if all is well- snowdrop plants for sale.
February 20th “What to do with a glut of fruit and veg?” by Jane Cudwell & Philip Baylay.
A local ex- food teacher and her husband, they will give ideas on making jams, pickles, chutneys and wine and ways to preserve your home-grown food.
March 19th “Pest and disease control without chemical?” Can it be done ? asks Roger Umpleby, who describes himself as “the bugman”. He is an entomologist, who knows all about the friends and foes in our gardens.
April 16th “The story of Michaelmas daisies and other asters,” by Helen Picton from the Old Court Nurseries, Colwell, Malvern, Worcs. This nursery also has gardens which are well worth an autumn visit.
May 21st A.G.M. and plant sale
An Annual General Meeting is a legal requirement for our Association. You need to know who is running the club and where the money is coming from and going too! This is an opportunity for all members to voice any concerns they may have or even tell the committee what you are happy with! You can sell surplus plants to each other and have a chance to socialise with other members.
June 18th – “The Beezz RoadZZ”– A project to help bees in the countryside from Milly Carmichael
July 16th – preparing for the SALGA show
August 20th Immigrant plants – From Doctor Francis Burroughs