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Programme of Events
2018 - 2019 Season
Our annual season runs from
the AGM in September until
the AGM the following year.
Indoor Meetings: Doors open 1.30pm.
AGM - Presentation of Club Year and 20th Birthday Tea Party £3 pp.
Louise Chapman ‘Tales of a Lady Mole Catcher’
Jim Paine ‘Climate Change – How we as gardeners Should Respond’
Xmas Meal provided £5pp + Quiz afternoon. Bring Wrapped Secret Santa Gift
Graeme Simmonds – ‘History Beneath our feet – the latest chapter’
Guy Barker – ‘Plant Propagation on a Need to Know Basis’
SUNDAY February 17th
Annual Lunch – Lynford hall, Mundford IP26 5HW
01842878351 Carvery Main Course £15 other courses £6 each +Snowdrop Walk
Ian Bedford – ‘Butterflies’ £70 inc travel From J. Innes Institute
OUTSIDE VISIT –To Didlington Nursery, Field Lodge, Didlington, Thetford IP265AT.
Discover this hidden gem of a nursery – and buy your plants – amazing quality & prices! : 01842 878288
After – Approx 3.30/4pm @ Derek & Barbara Archer’s Bonsai garden Hill View, Watton Rd, Breckles, NR171ER Brief Tour/talk inc refreshments.
SUNDAY May 5th
HORN FAIR 12 - 4pm
(NB change to one wk later to get blossom!): Visit to Eastgate Medlar Orchard –Eastgate House, NR10 4HF £3 pp
Free Tour, talk & tasting - in her Medlar-Making kitchen (donation/gift?) Hosted by Jane Steward –who talked to us last October….
6 acre plot, garden,tree belt and paddock, wildflower meadow, legacy Bramleys
It’s a six acre plot, with a perimeter woodland walk, pathways and long grass, a young meadow, a mixed orchard, veg area, some lawn, a rose garden, shrub and herbaceous borders. We're creating an environment that supports as much wildlife as possible, while pleasing us visually and emotionally.
There’s plenty of off road parking.
NB 4pm Visit to Shropham Vicarage Garden, Church Rd, NR17 1EJ - hosted by Sally Napier – Gardener, Guy Barker (Snowdrop guy) £3pp inc refreshments.
Visit to Plantation garden – 4 Earlam Rd, Norwich NR2 3DB - £2 pp honesty box Bring a picnic if fine! Can also visit Catholic Cathedral nearby.
A beautiful, idiosyncratic, secret gem of a garden, hidden in the heart of Norwich -
Visit to Yeoman’s Cottage garden £3pp – Low lane , Rocklands All Saints, NR17 1TU Hosted by artist and plantswoman, Karen Roseberry
Lots of interest packed into a fairly small plot – Tour and talk around garden
£6.50 inc refreshments.
AGM - Presentation of Club Year and afternoon tea
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