Monthly Archives: March 2017

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March Event

The Walled Garden at Norton Priory – Paul Quigley Date: Tuesday 21st March 2017 Time: 8pm Location: Ashton Hayes Primary School Update: We had a great presentation by Paul Quigley who told us all about the history of Norton Priory and in particular the walled garden. He also talked about the wildlife and plants at the garden, in particular the bees. He left a number of flyers for us to take home which you can download from here if you wish. For more information, including directions and opening times, visit the Norton Priory website. Bee Hotels Bees in Spring Bees in Summer Bees in Autumn Flower Bee Hornet Winter-Active Bumblebees

Programme 2017

Below is the programme of events for 2017. Meetings will take place on Tuesdays at 8pm at Ashton Hayes Primary School unless otherwise stated: 21st February – Why Garden for Wildlife – Barry Frewster 21st March – The Walled Garden at Norton Priory – Paul Quigley 18th April – Gardens of North West England – Fiona Lea 16th May – Evening Visit to Bluebell Cottage Gardens at Dutton 20th June – Social Evening and visits to local gardens 18th July – Coach trip to Plas Cadnant, Menai 19th September – British Trees – George Garner 17th October – Gardens we have Visited – Liz Weston 21st November – Demonstration of a Christmas Wreath – Imogen Sawyer 15th December (Friday) – Christmas Party, 7.30pm at the Village Hall – Tickets £5 Click on the links to find out more about each event. You can also see all the events, including committee meeting dates, on our Calendar.

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