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 2023

  • 4th January 23 - No meeting
  • 1st February 23 - Michelle Unsworth of SO Plants speaking about "Buying Plants in Tuscany
  • 1st March 23 - A talk entitled "Creating an Alpine Garden" by Frank Hoyle of Chipping
  • 5th April 23 - A talk and discussion on the subject of "Spring Flowering" with our own member, Caroline Luke of Dale House, Goosnargh, which is in the National Garden Scheme Yellow Book.
  • 3rd May 23 - Steve Halliwell presents a talk and slides on Logan Botanical Gardens in Scotland
  • 7th June 23 - Ray Cauldwell will give a talk on "The Joy of Bonsai" and bring along some of his trees
  • 5th July 23 - Members visit to Dale House, Goosnargh, followed by lunch at a venue to be arranged
  • 2nd August 23 - Day trip on a Brethertons Coach to Dalemain House, Cumbria
  • 6th September 23 - Lynn Scott, demonstrator with the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies will be making an Arrangement with Seasonal Flowers
  • 4th October 23 - AGM, with a quiz, indoor plant swap, followed by tea and cakes!
  • 1st November 23 - Matthew Smith of Brighter Blooms Garden Centre, Walton-Le-Dale will talk about "Weeds to Love or Loathe, That is the Question"
  • 6th December 23 - Christmas Meal - details TBD

Club Officers:

Chairman: Judith Clark - phone number 01772 786650

Vice-chairman: Eileen Parker

Treasurer: Evelyn Heginbotham 

Secretary: Cath Monks

Admin Assistant: Sandy Fogg


Annual membership - £10

£1.50 each meeting to include raffle and refreshments.

Guests are welcome at £2.00 per meeting.