Programmes

22 posts

Find details of the annual programme of events as well as more detailed information about each event

Programme 2020

Below is the programme of events for 2020. Meetings will take place on Tuesdays at 7.30pm at Ashton Hayes Primary School unless otherwise stated: 18th February – Butterfly Conservation by Rupert Adams 17th March – The Wildflowers of Cheshire by Jack Swan 21st April – Workshop on Pests, Diseases and […]

Programme 2019

Below is the programme of events for 2019. Meetings will take place on Tuesdays at 7.30pm at Ashton Hayes Primary School unless otherwise stated: 19th February – Plant hunting in China – In the footsteps of George Forrest – Ted Brabin 19th March – AGM followed by Vegetable growing through […]

September

Our speaker for September was unable to make the meeting so Ray Bailey stood in for her. Ray’s talk was “Bulbs with a Difference” and he showed us 72 of his favourite bulbs, some well known but mainly unusual species types: Tulipa Urumiensis Tulipa Praestans ‘Fusilier’ Tulipa Clusiana. Tulipa Keizerscroon […]

July

In July we had our coach trip to Attingham Park, a National Trust property in Atcham, Shrewsbury. “An 18th-century mansion and estate shaped by a story of love and neglect Built for the first Lord Berwick in 1785, Attingham Hall and its beautiful parkland were owned by one family for more […]

June

On a lovely June evening we visited Parm Place in Great Budworth and were welcomed by Mrs Fairclough. Her garden was magnificent, full of colour, a beautiful lawn and a view to die for:

May

Our social evening took place in May this year, the evening was a little chilly but a good time was had by all. Before the party began we visited Kate and Martin Slack’s garden in Ashton Grange, Grange Road.