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Meeting – Thurs 1st Nov – Bumblebees

Dr Nikki Gammans has been working since 2009 to reintroduce short-haired bumblebees to the UK. Her illustrated talk, Gardening for Bumblebees, will tell us how vital insects are as pollinators and what we can do in our gardens to attract … Continue reading

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Meeting – 4th October

Having retired as Head Gardener from Mill Court, near Alton in Hampshire, Geoff Hawkins now finds himself  with a smaller garden space to manage.  His talk From 30 acres to 30 Square Yards covers that transition.  It will be interesting … Continue reading

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Meeting – Thurs 6th September – Bring and Buy Sale and Patio Gardening

We start with a Bring and Buy Sale in the Village Hall from 7 pm – all takings into club funds. Then we have Steve Bradley, whose several decades of horticultural lecturing and experience will give us tips on using … Continue reading

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2018 Summer Grass Roots [#34]

Here’s the latest Grass Roots brochure from the RHS: 2018 Summer Grass Roots [#34] which includes – Groups growing greener Community campaigning tips Creating a dry garden Projects for a changing climate Growing tomorrow’s gardeners Why Britain is blooming A … Continue reading

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Meeting 2nd August – Wetlands and Waterways – Nigel Choat

A keen wildlife photographer, Nigel Choat has been taking photos for over 30 years.  Come and see the wide range of his pictures to illustrate his talk Wetlands and Waterways. It is also time to bring in your Club Challenge … Continue reading

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Meeting 5th July – Gardens of Surrey with Cherrill Sands

  Titsey Place (17th century) – this is the walled garden – is one of the gardens Cherrill Sands will discuss when she gives her talk on Gardens of Surrey.   From formal 17th century examples to pleasure grounds of the … Continue reading

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Meeting 7th June – Heathers talk by John Hall

 RHS Wisley Gardens are completely revamping their heather area – it all looks very exciting. Right is calluna vulgaris ‘Golden Feather’. Next meeting:  Thursday 7th June.  This will be a light hearted but informative talk about how heathers are produced.  Why you … Continue reading

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