Past Meetings & Events

Summer Show and Social Evening

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 19:45

A light hearted, slightly competitive evening with something for everyone. Also featuring Tony Stimpson, who will give us a brief talk on the Norfolk Garden Trust, followed by a Quiz.

REEPHAM AND DISTRICT GARDENING CLUB

 

SCHEDULE FOR THE SUMMER SHOW AND SOCIAL EVENING

TUESDAY 16th AUGUST 2016

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE HOME GROWN

 

FOLIAGE AND FLOWERS

F1           A selection of Shrub Foliage – 4 different shrubs, leaves only, no berries, no oasis, no supports - 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 with a list identifying each one

F5           Single Dahlia

F6           Garden  Club  Begonia

VEGETABLES

V1           Tomatoes – 5 same variety                                         )

V2           Tomatoes – Mixed, 3 varieties                                  )

V3           French or Runner Beans – 5 same variety             ) V1-V7 to be presented on a plate

V4           Potatoes – 3 same variety                                           )

V5           Onions or Shallots  - 3 same variety                        )

V6           Selection of any three vegetables                           )

V7           Soft fruit – single variety or mixed(not stoned)  )                            

V8           Collection/Arrangement of fresh garden produce not to exceed 18” in any direction

V9           Best cucumber

NOVELTY

N1          Funniest shaped vegetable

PHOTOGRAPHY

P1           A  'Visitor' to your garden.   Please no bigger than A5 (approx 8” x 4”), unmounted and a maximum of two.  Please note that these will be pinned up and will have holes made in the corners.

WILDCARD

W1         Anything you are proud of and want to show to the Club - could be embroidery, craft work, knitting, collage, plant  - anything at all.

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, class entry is free to members and their families

Entrance to non-members living in the Reepham area will be £2.50

July Meeting

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 19:45

Joe Whitehead, who is a regular expert on BBC Radio Norfolk's Saturday Gardening Show, and appears on BBC Cambridge's Sunday Gardener's Question Time, will give a presentation entitled  'Plants of the Moment'. Joe will provide us with expert advice as to what plants are looking good at this difficult time of the year.

Annual Outing

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 08:30

Annual Outing to Springfields Festival Gardens, Spalding and Gunby Hall and Gardens( NT). Horncastle, Lincs. Date,  Wednesday,  6th. July, Leaving Reepham 8.30am , returning approx. 6.30pm. Cost.  £16.00. National Trust members, £10.00. Contact  Celia Else, tel 01603 308101. 

 

June Meeting

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 19:45

Angela Youngman Writer, author & consultant will give us a talk entitled 'Green Gardening'. Angela will explain how to garden with the environment in mind.

Heydon Hall and Village Open Gardens Day Sunday 19 June 2016 2.00 pm to 5.00pm

Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 14:00
Heydon Hall and Village Open Gardens Day provides a wonderful opportunity to explore the gardens of Heydon Hall - which are rarely open to the public -

plus gardens of picturesque Heydon village. There will also be a display by North Norfolk Classic Vehicle Club, entertainment by Holt Ridge Morris dancers, a plant and produce stall, plus refreshments on the village green.
 

Admission:• Heydon Hall gardens: £3 per person• Heydon village gardens: £3 per person• Free entry for children 14 years and under• Free car parking• Dogs on leads welcome in Heydon Hall park

May Meeting

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 19:45

Charlotte Philcox will be giving us a talk entitled 'Enclosing Eden'. Charlotte will be bringing us the story of the walled kitchen garden in England.

ANNUAL PLANT SALE.

Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 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.

April Meeting and AGM

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 19:30

AGM at 7.30 followed by a talk by Ian Bedford who is a Research Entomologist. Ian's talk is entitled 'Garden Bugs: Cohabit, Conserve or Control'.

March Meeting

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 19:45

Bob Coutts, professional gardener for over 40 years, will be sharing with us how to garden for the spring.

February Meeting

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 19:45

Geoff Freeman giving a talk on the history of sweet peas and how we have bred modern varities.

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