Past Meetings & Events

DECEMBER MEETING & CHRISTMAS PARTY!

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 19:00

It’s Christmas Party Time, starts at 7pm. 

 

November Meeting

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 19:45

David Boulton

Photographer

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. 

October Meeting

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 19:45

Jim Paine

Walnut Tree Garden Nursery

Celebrating Winter

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).

Also:

Autumn Bag Sale

Please bring surplus plants in one or more bags to be sold at 50p per bag.

 

September Meeting

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 19:45

Dr Sally Francis

Owner of Norfolk Saffron

Norfolk Saffron

A talk about the history and background behind Norfolk Saffron (some of which will be on sale).

Summer Show and Social Evening

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 19:45

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



VEGETABLES

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

NOVELTY

N1 Novelty vegetable

WILDCARD

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

 

JULY MEETING

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 19:45

Liz Barnard

Garden Designer

Dry Gardens

We all have dry areas in our garden and this talk will provide expert advice on how to transform them.

Summer Outing to Green Island nr Ardleigh, Essex via Place for Plants, East Bergholt

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 09:15

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. 

Price £19ph.

JUNE MEETING

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 19:45

Bryan Thurlow

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).

MAY MEETING

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 19:45

CANCELLED

Tom Barwick

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.

REPLACEMENT SPEAKER

Graeme Simmonds

Metal detectorist

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.

ANNUAL PLANT SALE.

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 08:30

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!!!!

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