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  PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2017

Events take place at 7.30pm at Battisford Community Centre,
Straight Road, Battisford IP14 2HP unless otherwise stated.

For more details of Battisford and District Gardening Club contact Bill Baldry, 12 Tannery Road, Combs. IP14 2EL 01449 672168

www.battisfordgardeningclub.org.uk

Monday 6th November

Speaker - Dr Ian Bedford, John Innes Centre – Garden Pests - Cohabit, Conserve, or Control?

Saturday 2nd December - Xmas Wreath making 10am contact Caroline to book 01449 770980 £13

Monday4th December – Quiz with the maestro George Bethell

2018:  FRIDAY 19th JANUARY   

Start the new year with the club social - Meal at The Barn Cafe, Alder Carr Farm, Needham Market.  

MONDAY 5th FEBRUARY

SPEAKER - Rodney Tibbs - ‘Cambridge Colleges and their Gardens'

MONDAY 5th MARCH

SPEAKER - Peter Skeggs-Gooch - ‘A Complete Guide to Clematis’

MONDAY 9th APRIL – second Monday

VISIT - Bays Farm, Forward Green, IP14 5HU.  All arrive for 6.00pm

MONDAY 14th  MAY – second Monday

VISIT - Fullers Mill Gardens, West Stow, Bury IP28 6HD. All arrive for 6.30pm

MONDAY 4th JUNE

VISIT - Woolpit Nurseries, Woolpit  IP30 9QS. All arrive for 7.00pm

SATURDAY 16th JUNE

VISIT - Coach trip to Peter Beales Roses and Sea Mere Gardens, Hingham, Norfolk NR9 4LP - £8.00 pp inc entrance & refreshments

And a few things we have already done in the past 12 months ...

 

2017

FRIDAY 20th JANUARY 2017 MEAL at the Barn Café, Alder Carr Farm, Needham Market

MONDAY 6th FEBRUARY SPEAKER – Ian Bull, RHS Hyde Hall Garden Manager: “The Dry Garden at Hyde Hall"   

MONDAY 6th MARCH - SPEAKER – Barry Gayton: “The Weird and Wonderful of the Plant Kingdom”

MONDAY 3rd APRIL - SPEAKER – Mike Warren: “Tulips from Amsterdam”

MONDAY 8th MAY

VISIT to member Steve Pryke’s garden in Buxhall

MONDAY 5th JUNE - SPEAKER – Pauline Harper: “Growing vegetables in small spaces and containers"

SATURDAY 17th JUNE - COACH TRIP to RHS Hyde Hall – free admission for club members

1st JULY - 10th Annual Show at Fenn Farm, Combs. 

MONDAY 3rd JULY  - VISIT to Polstead Mill by kind permission of Lucy Bartlett

Monday 7th AUGUST SPEAKER – Brian Thurlow “The Perennial Mr Potter”

MONDAY 4th SEPTEMBER Social evening with mini-show

MONDAY 2nd OCTOBER AGM with talk by Des Shelley, Medical Herbalist: "The Medicine Chest in your Garden"




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