Orwell Gardening Club

(formerly known as Orwell & District Horticultural Society)

 If you enjoy gardening, then this may well be the Club for you!

 Good reasons for belonging to Orwell Gardening Club

  • The opportunity to meet like-minded people with a love of gardening
  • 50% off seeds from Thompson & Morgan and 20% off potatoes and onions (order in November)
  • Regular meetings with a range of speakers on gardening topics. (Visitors welcome £3)
  • Free membership of the GOOD* Gardening Group (which meets for one afternoon each month in a member's garden for a chat, seed/ plant swap and advice, as well as some tea and cake.  (Non-members welcome £1)
  • Affiliation to the Royal Horticultural Society with associated benefits
  • The opportunity to enter two competitions: the Mid-Year Show in June (for the Gerry Arnold Trophy) and the Garden Produce Show in September (for the Whittow Cup).
  • An annual Social Evening
  • Organised visits and excursions to Gardens                                                                                       

(*Gardeners Of Orwell and District)

Meetings are held in Orwell Village Hall on the third Tuesday of most months at 7.30 pm, and  usually focus on a talk given by a speaker (often a professional gardener).


Chairman: Katie Reid

Secretary/Vice-Chair: Leslie Daw 207221

Treasurer: Jill Whiteoak

Trading Secretary: Roger Whiteoak

Speakers'/Social Secretary: Sheila Webber


May 15th.  Speaker - Stephen Poyser, on Bee Keeping and the Gardener

June 19th. Speaker - Twigs Way; Artists and their gardens.

This meeting will feature our Mid-summer Garden Festival, with an Exhibition of Best-in-garden Produce and Art from Orwell Art Group.

Bring a rose for the rose bowl !



This page was added by Katie Reid on 25/11/2016.

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