Past Meetings & Events
It’s Christmas Party Time, starts at 7pm.
Images of Gardens Great & Small
This ‘talk’ should be very different with the main emphasis on the photography, with commentary and relaxing music in the background.
Walnut Tree Garden Nursery
Whilst winter is not quite with us yet, this talk will inspire us as to which plants to grow through this difficult period (some plants will be for sale).
Autumn Bag Sale
Please bring surplus plants in one or more bags to be sold at 50p per bag.
Dr Sally Francis
Owner of Norfolk Saffron
A talk about the history and background behind Norfolk Saffron (some of which will be on sale).
Summer Show and Social Evening
A light hearted, slightly competitive evening with something for everyone.
SCHEDULE FOR THE SUMMER SHOW AND SOCIAL EVENING
TUESDAY 21st AUGUST 2018
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE HOME GROWN
FOLIAGE AND FLOWERS
F1 A selection of grasses - should be loose or hand tied in a vase
F2 Miniature flower arrangement
F3 A vase of ten flower stems – may be same species or mixed
F4 Container of Herbs – maximum of six varieties
F5 Single Specimen Flower of your choice
F6 Garden Club plant
V1 Tomatoes – 5 same variety )
V2 Tomatoes – Mixed, 3 varieties )
V3 French Beans – 5 same variety ) V1-V7 to be presented on a plate
V4 Runner Beans - 5 same variety )
V6 Potatoes - 3 same variety )
V6 Selection of any three vegetables )
V7 Soft fruit – single variety or mixed(not stoned) )
V8 Stoned fruit - single variety or mixed )
V9 Best cucumber
N1 Novelty vegetable
W1 Anything at all - could be embroidery, craft work, knitting, collage, plant, photograph, miniature garden, card, painting
Show entries should be brought to the Town Hall between 7.15 - 7.30 pm
Plates and vases will be available
Members will pay their normal entrance fee of £1
We all have dry areas in our garden and this talk will provide expert advice on how to transform them.
Meet at Reepham carpark for coach which will leave at 9.15am and travel to Green Island via Place for Plants, East Bergholt Garden.
Should be arrive around 11am at Place for Plants, East Bergholt, Suffolk, As it is Suffolk Day, we get free access to the arboretum which normally costs £7.00, there are 20 acres, there is a cafe and toilets , and a nursery. Fod is mostly light but we can have tea at Green Island later too. We expect to leave Place for Plants at around 1.00 pm, getting to Green Island around 1.30pm. You may wish to take a picnic as formal lunches won’t be available at Green Island.
Has a background in professional theatre and a passion for plants.
The Perennial Mr.Potter
An evocative performance piece of a Suffolk gardener born in 1900, who spent all his working life as a full time gardener in a large Suffolk garden (some plants will be for sale).
Salle Estate Head Gardener
A talk on the Gardens at Salle
The gardens at Salle, whilst on our doorstep, are not normally open to the public, so this talk should give us a peek behind the garden gates.
History Beneath Your Feet
Not so much a talk, but a bit of banter looking at things (gardening objects) from the past in a new way. We will look at and handle recovered objects to discuss. If you have dug up an item of interest or can’t identify it bring it along.
Our Annual General Plant Sale
As always, to be held at Reepham Market Place. Plants of all shapes and sizes donated by our members for sale to the general public. Come along and snap up a bargain. Open from 8.30 until sold out. Snooze and you may lose!!!!