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


September 18th Speaker - Andrew Sankey, on the History of the Harvest Festival

October 16th  'The Competitive Gardener'. Hints of sowing, growing and showing, by member Fred Wilding.

November 20th. Our AGM, with mulled wine and mince pies, followed by a talk on Grasses by Joe Sharman



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

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