Gardening Club

The Gardening Club is a very popular group based at the Village Hall. Meetings are held at on the first Wednesday of the  month 7.30pm - 9.00pm, generally at the Hall, though there are some visits out. You can just turn up to any of the meetings as below:

Programme for 2024

  • 3rd January - No meeting
  • 7th February  - Steve Halliwell giving a talk on "A Story of the Humble Snowdrop"
  • 6th March - A member of the Lancashire Wildlife Trust will be giving a talk on "A Swift Recovery"
  • 3rd April - Stan Pearson will talk about three brothers who who successfully ran Bells Nursery, specialising in dahlias
  • 1st May - Margaret Fletcher talks about The National Garden Scheme of which she is Assistant County Organiser
  • 5th June - a visit from Annie of Lets Grown Preston who will talk about helping local communities to brighten up green spaces to improve wellbeing
  • 3rd July - Members only evening, visiting members Open Gardens in Longridge, followed by tea and cake!
  • 7th August - Day trip on a Brethertons Coach to Newby House and Gardens
  • 4th September - Dorothy Eastham, AKA "The Pineapple Lady" tells us of her success in growing pineapples in her greenhouse
  • 2nd October - AGM - followed by Caroline Luke on autumn planting, a quiz and refreshments 
  • 6th November - Florist Kay Lomax demonstrates Christmas decorations and wreaths
  • 6th December - Christmas Meal - details TBD

Club Officers:

Chairman: Judith Clark - phone number 01772 786650

Vice-chairman: Eileen Parker - phone number 01772 653774

Treasurer: Evelyn Heginbotham 

Secretary: Cath Monks - phone number 07531 436611

Admin Assistant: Sandy Fogg

Other Committee: Melene Spencer, Glynis Nairn, Caroline Luke


Annual membership - £12

£1.50 each meeting to include raffle and refreshments.

Guests are welcome at £2.00 per meeting.