2018

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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.  

April

In April 2018 we had a visit from Anne Harrison who gave a very interesting talk on Climbers and Wall Plants with photographs of plants in her garden. I am hoping to get a selection of photographs from her so watch this space.  

March

Our 2018 March meeting was Changing Colours and Moods in our Gardens presented by David Race. David and his wife Linda came to our meeting at the school and David presented a month by month view of his lovely garden at 5 Cobbs Lane, Hough, Crewe. If you couldn’t make the meeting […]