2013 Calendar so far...!!!
This page includes all gardening events in the area, whether they are organised by Llanrhaeadr Gardening Club (Club Event) or other known local events that gardeners may be interested in, ie events held by the National Trust (NT Event), Shropshire Organic Gardeners (SOGs Event) etc.
Keep watching this space, new events will be added.
Keep watching this space, new events will be added.
Wed 23rd Jan, 7.30pm Club Event
AGM and what we did last year
will be discussing some important changes to the format of the meetings, subscriptions and the programme for 2013. There will also be an extended slideshow of the garden visits and events we took part in last year. Refreshments will be served after the meeting so please arrive promptly as you won’t be queuing at the bar and we can start at 7.30 on the dot.
Between Jan & Feb NT Event
Snowdrop Season - Attingham Park
Sat 26th Jan
John Masseys, Hellebore Tours and Lecture
Wed 27th Feb, 7.30pm Club Event
Talk by Kate Nicholls ‘Restoration of the National Trust walled garden at Attingham Park’. Kate is the gardener in charge of this.
Sat 9th Feb SOGs Event
Potato Day at Montford Village Hall
Sun 3rd Feb - Snowdrop Lecture
Sat 9th Feb - John Masseys Open Garden
Thurs 21st Feb, 7.20pm - Trefonen Quiz - the Trefonen Garden Club are putting on one of their marvellous quiz evenings, Small fee includes refreshments. Take own tipple but tea /coffee provided. We ought to be able to put two teams in!
Sun 24th Feb - Seedy Sunday, Treflach Farm
Wed 27th Mar, 7.30pm Club Event
Talk by Chris Sanders, Sikkim Adventure. Chris is a plant hunter and member of the RHS Woody
Trials committee and this talk is based on two treks made to the remote area of N Sikkim in 2001 and 2002. We are very lucky to be able to welcome Chris to our humble garden club once more.
Wed 6th Mar, 7.30pm SOGs Event
Derek Jones giving a talk about how to grow potatoes at St Chad’s, St Chad's Terrace, Shrewsbury SY1 1JX.
Tues 12th Mar Chris Beardshaw at Malbank School. Tickets £12 - contact 01270 626952. This is to celebrate Nantwich Garden Guild 50th Anniversary. Not too far from Bridgmere if you want to make it a whole day out and Nantwich is a lovely little town full of lovely shops and eating places.
Mon 25th Mar
The Glory of Spring Planting for the Year Ahead, Garden
Workshop with Kate Nicholl
Tickets £34 per person - luncheon included
Bryngwyn Hall, Llanfyllin, Powys, SY22 5LJ www.bryngwyn.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Wed 15th Apr, 7.30pm Club Event
Talk by Andrew Humpris, Wollerton Old Hall - Past & Present Andrew is the head gardener of this Arts and Crafts masterpiece of ‘rooms’, each with their own style. The garden is set around a 16thcentury house which unfortunately is not open but they do have a wonderful tea room.
Thurs 27th May, 7.30pm Club Event
Talk by Vere Cattermole,
Garden Accesories. Vere needs no introduction. Expect another humorous talk from this Norfolk gardener who once worked for Blooms of Bressingham. Expect plants for sale too.
Sat 25th May Club Event
Plant Sale - This is the only sale of the year, so please start propagating now.
at the Wynnstay Arms Hotel.
Wed 27th Jun, 7.30pm Club Event
Talk by Jenny Bradford,
Floral Art from the Garden. Local lady, Jenny is going to show us how to create wonderful arrangements using items and plants from our gardens. Jenny is a member of Llanfyllin flower
Sun 9th June NGS
Priest Weston gardens, Montgomeryshire SY15 6DF 10-5pm (new) and Marehay Farm, Ratlinghope, Shropshire. SY5 0SJ nearby. 11 till 6pm NGS openings. No need to book. Take a picnic.
See yellow book for more details.
Mon 17th June, 5pm Club Event
Two members’ gardens in Llanrhaeadr - wine and nibbles (tea available). Then on to the Wynnstay for a meal, (optional of course). Numbers
needed please and whether you want a meal.
Tues 25th Tuesday, 4pm Club Event
Barbara Molesworth, garden and new Eco house and Garden £3 per head, Garden Croft, Daisy Lane, Whittington SY11 4EA, 650711 and possibly Otteley at Ellesmere. We could do an ‘early bird’ meal at the White Lion, Whittington as before. Numbers needed and whether you want a meal.
Friday 5th July
Wollerton Old Hall, near Market Drayton TF9 3NA 01630 685 760
12-5pm. Lunch available in tea room. No picnicking allowed. £6 BUT GROUPS OF 25 OR MORE £5.50.Call at County Garden Roses on way there or on way home 10 -5pm. Tea room with nice cakes. Hadnall, Nr Shrewsbury SY4 3DH 01939 210 380.
Good idea to car share for this one.
Sunday 14th July
Ray and Mo Denye, Ffrydlyn, Llansilin
SY10 7QG 2 till 4pm £3 including
refreshments. Meet in square at 1.30pm.
Thurs 8th Aug Club Event
BBQ at The Wynnstay.
Sunday 4th August
Bachie Uchaf, Bachie Road, Llanfyllin SY22 5NF 2-5pm £4 new NGS garden and winner of ‘Welsh Farm Garden 2012’
Sunday 18th August
Gregynog Hall, Tregynon, SY16 3PW. have the Welsh Historic Gardens Trust with talks and refreshments for £4.50. 2 till 4.30pm, 01686 650224 for tickets,
We can go to Sydney Thomas’s, Fraithwen, Tregynon, SY16 3EW 01686 650307on the same
day at 12.30pm. We can have a picnic lunch at Sydney’s. £? The two gardens are one mile apart. Sydney is busy later on so the reason for early
visit. Numbers needed.
Thurs 28th Nov, 7.30pm Club Event
Talk by Jeannette Bolton, Texture, Form and Structure in the Garden. We visited Jeannette’s garden last year. Jeannette is chairman of Trefonen garden club and is extremely knowledgeable about all things ‘plants’.
Thurs 12th Dec Club Event