Monthly Archives: April 2017


June Event

Local Garden Visits and Social Evening Date: Tuesday 20th June 2017 Update: The evening was very well attended with lots of visitors to the gardens and the social event was a great success with great raffle prizes. As an extra bonus the sun shone throughout. Here are a few photographs of the gardens with more to come shortly first is Lesley and Richard Groves lovely garden at Brook Cottage: Linda Peppin’s garden at Dove Cottage: Photographs of Diane and John’s garden […]


May Event

Evening Visit to Bluebell Cottage Garden, Dutton Website: www.bluebellcottage.co.uk Date: Tuesday 16th May 2017 Update: We had a lovely evening at Bluebell Cottage Gardens. We had a talk and tour by Sue Beesley then we had tea and cake in the sunshine and browsed her extensive nursery, many of us came away with a number of plants.    Tucked away down a quiet country lane, this rural gem is one of Cheshire’s best kept secrets. Owned and managed by former BBC […]


April Event

Photographing Gardens of North West England – Fiona Lea Date: Tuesday 18th April 2017 Time: 8pm Location: Ashton Hayes Primary School Update: Fiona Lea’s talk comprised of three sections. The first was how to take a better picture and she showed us several photographs she has taken and how they were digitally enhanced. She recommends a book called Digital Plant Photography: For beginners to professionals Paperback by Adrian Davies which you can find on Amazon by clicking the link. She also visits gardens open under The National […]