|PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2019|
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
FRIDAY 17th JANUARY New Year get together Meal at Stowmarket Golf Club, IP14 3DA 7.00pm for 7.30pm
MONDAY 3rd FEBRUARY SPEAKER – Edwina Hughes from Colour Naturally – ‘Plants & Colour’
MONDAY 2nd MARCH SPEAKER - Ken Abel – ‘Hostas’ Popular speaker talking about his other love (apart from Pelargoniums)
MONDAY 6th APRIL SPEAKER – Andrew Brogan from Henstead Exotic Garden – ‘TV, Garden Shows and The Papers’
MONDAY 11th MAY– Second Monday VISIT - Sterling Suffolk Tomato Nursery, Bramford, IP8 4JS – All arrive for 7.00pm Donations welcome
MONDAY 1st JUNE VISIT – Drinkstone Park, Drinkstone, Bury St. Edmunds IP30 9ST. All arrive for 7.00pm – £7.00pp inc. refreshment
MONDAY 6th JULY VISIT - The Arboretum, Common Farm, Semer, Nr. Hadleigh IP7 6HR – All arrive for 7.00pm Tour and light refreshments. Donations welcome
SATURDAY 27 JUNE 13th Annual Show in conjunction with The Fete ?
No meeting in AUGUST
MONDAY 7th SEPTEMBER SPEAKER – Bryan Thurlow – ‘Burston School Strike’
MONDAY 5th OCTOBER SPEAKER - Colm Joseph – ‘What it’s like to ‘Do’ a Garden at RHS Chelsea’ followed by AGM Donations for The Perennial Charity.(Helping people in horticulture)
MONDAY 2nd NOVEMBER SPEAKER – Darren Lerigo “What can I do with this space?”
And a few things we have already done in the past 12 months ...
Friday 18th January – Meal at Stowwmarket Golf Club
Monday 4th February – Luci Skinner (Wootens of Wenhaston) “Auriculas – History, Classification and Care”
Monday 4th March - Matthew Long (Riverside Bulbs) – PART 1 ‘Spring Planting – Bulbs for Summer Colour’
Monday 1st April - Dr Ian Bedford (John Innes Centre) - ‘Butterfly Gardening’
Monday 13th May - Otley Hall Gardens, Hall Lane, Otley IP6 9PA
Monday 3rd June - Moat House, Little Saxham, Bury St. Ed. IP29 5LE
Monday 1st July - Larks’ Hill, Clopton Road,Tuddenham St. Martin, Ipswich IP6 9BY
Saturday 6thJuly - 12thAnnual Show in conjunction with The Fete