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


MARCH 19th

Fantastic Food Plants.  Speaker - Dr Gwenda Kyd

APRIL 16th

Parks & Gardens of the Antipodes - An illustrated talk by our Chairman Katie Reid on her recent visit to Singapore and Australia.

MAY 21st

Garden Bugs: Cohabit, Control or Conserve.

JUNE 18th

A Cambridge Allotment. Natalia Aldred and Castle WI will talk about gardening-related activities in Cambridge. The evning will also feature our Mid-Summer Garden Festival

JULY  (date to be confirmed)

Visit to Natalia's allotment




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

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