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).

 COMMITTEE FOR 2017

Chairman: Katie Reid

Secretary/Vice-Chair: Leslie Daw 207221

Treasurer: Jill Whiteoak

Trading Secretary: Roger Whiteoak

Speakers'/Social Secretary: Sheila Webber


 PROGRAMME FOR 2017

  •  19 SEPTEMBER  Stephen Poyser  BEEKEEPING AND THE GARDENER
  • SATURDAY 23 SEPTEMBER  GARDEN PRODUCE SHOW (See details below)
  •  17 OCTOBER   Geoff Hodge GARDENING ON CHALKY CLAY
  •  21 NOVEMBER AGM

     Katharine Reid  GARDENING AS THERAPY

    Katharine will talk about her work with the charity THRIVE

    to include A GOOD Meal!

 

 

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

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