Past Meetings & Events

APRIL MEETING

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 19:45

Simon Patridge Director of the How Hill Trust will provide us with an insight to The How Hill Trust ‘The Environmental Study Centre for the Broads’, including it’s fantastic gardens.

MARCH MEETING

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 19:45

Mike Owers is the Project Manager of  The Walled Garden at Blickling. Mike will give us a presentation on this very exciting new development at Blickling, involving cut flower borders, fruit and vegetable production and greenhouse work.

Salle Snowdrop Walk

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 11:00

Gardens open courtesy of Sir John White, Salle Park Estate

To welcome the start of spring, why not come along and enjoy the splendour of the flora along the Snowdrops Walk on the Salle Park Estate. These beautiful flowers line the walkway in carpets of white, interspersed with varying hues of aconites, making this a spectacular sight to behold. A lovely walk for the whole family!

Afterwards, why not partake of the refreshments on offer in the newly refurbished Orangery. A selection of cold and hot drinks and mouth-watering homemade cakes will be available to enjoy, whilst enabling you to relax in the warmth and admire the beauty of the surrounding gardens.

Truly a sight not to be missed!

  • Open from 11:00 am to 3.00 pm.

  • Admission – Adults: £4 / Children: £2 / Under 3s: Free.

  • Newly refurbished Orangery offering an array of refreshments.

  • Well-behaved children welcome, with nature trail for the children to enjoy.

  • Raffle.

  • NO DOGS please.

  • Off-road parking.

Donations of raffle prizes or offers to make a cake(s) greatly appreciated (please call Fiona Owen on 07598 487913 or

e-mail: fiona-owen@sky.com)

ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE DAY WILL GO TO THE ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY

Registered charity no. 296645

All About Reepham

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:00

Reepahm Gardening Club will be at the 'All About Reepham!' event.

Come and meet many of Reepham’s clubs and societies, learn how you

could join or get involved!

There is something for everyone from the Reepham Village Cinema to the Rotary, Tennis Club and Choir and much more!

Plus there are games, competitions and crafts and activities.

Saturday 25th February

10am-3pm

St Mary’s and St Michael’s Church,

FEBRUARY MEETING

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 19:45

Trevor Harrison, owner of Creake Plant Centre, will give a talk entitled 'Hellebores and Early Colour in the Garden'. Trevor will provide us with expert advice as to what plants will brighten up our gardens at this dull time of the year.

JANUARY MEETING

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 19:45

John Stirland - Gardening Expert at B.B.C Radio Nottingham will give a talk entitled  Gardening With Wildlife. The talk will cover all aspects of how to encourage wildlife into your garden without having a detrimental effect on your plants.

DECEMBER MEETING & CHRISTMAS PARTY!

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 19:00

It’s Christmas Party Time, starts at 7pm. We will be joined by Simon Nataris from Peter Beales Roses who will be giving a demonstration on Holly Wreath Making and will be donating one for our raffle!

November Meeting

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 19:45

Peter Skeggs-Gooch Owner of Thorncroft Clematis and son of Jon & Ruth Gooch the founders of the company, will provide us with A Complete Guide to Clematis. Peter will give an overview on clematis for every season and the different ways in which they can be used, together with that tricky subject of pruning and care.

October Meeting

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 19:45

Tony Leech, Nofolk Wildlife Trust Trustee and County Fungus Recorder, will give a talk entitled 'Witches and Devils (the Darker Side of Fungi)!'.  Autumn is the time for fungi and with Halloween approaching what a better time for this apt titled talk!

Don't Forget it is also our Autumn Bag Sale, so please bring surplus plants in one or more bags to be sold at 50p per bag.

 

September Meeting

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 19:45

Chis Bell, a Weather Forecaster and Director of Public Relations at Weatherquest, also an associate tutor at the UEA teaching part of the Weather Forecasting course and can occasionally be seen as a fill-in weather presenter on BBC Look East (you must have seen him!) will provide us with an insight into Weather Forecasting and how we should use it in gardening. This will be an informative talk on how weather forecasts are put together and how people should use them. Chris’ speciality is storm chasing and we shouldn’t be surprised if he slips a piece on this into his talk!

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