2017


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 […]


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, […]