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Lymm Gardening Club

Programme

Date 2024 Event
7.30pm
Wed
Jan 17th
'Orchids Unravelled'
byZdenek Valkoun
7.30pm
Wed
Feb 21st
AGM
to be followed by
'Creating an RHS Show Garden'
by Sue Clarke
7.00pm
Friday
February 23rd
Annual Dinner
Entertainment
Belly Dancer Fatima
7.30pm
Wed
March 20th
'The making of RHS Bridgewater
Plans and Progress'
by Marcus Chilton Jones
7.30pm
Wed
April 17th
'Colour in the Leaf'
by Anthony Norman
of Conquest Plants
7.30pm
Wed
May 15th
Wall Shrubs and Climbers
by Anne Harrison
10am - 1pm
Saturday
18th May
Plant Sale
in Pepper St. Village Hall
7.30pm
Wed
June 19th
'Roses, the basics and beyond'
by Kate Broughy
6.30pm
Thurs
July 4th
Visit to Bluebell Cottage Garden Nursery
Talk Tour and Refreshments
7.30pm
Wed
Sept 18th
'The Resilient Garden
and Climate Change'
by Howard Drury
7.30pm
Wed
Oct 16th
'A Stroll Through the Seasons'
by Ruth Plant
7.30pm
Wed
Nov 20th
Structure in the Garden
Trees Shrubs and Hedges
by Gordon Malt
Date 2025 Event
7.30pm
Wed
Jan 15th
Walking on Flowers -
Spring in the Pellopenese
by Razvan Chisu
7.30pm
Wednesday
Feb 19th
AGM

More details will be given on the Welcome Page on the appropriate month.

Sometimes the Speakers may have to be changed due to unforseen circumstances.

Zoom Meetings available to Members

We recently affiliated our club to the Tender Shoots Network and via this we are able to attend a gardening related Zoom talk each month. This does not cost any more that our £15 membership and if you are a member you will recieve, via email, the appropriate links and passwords to join these meeting.

It is also possible to watch any of the past zoom talks at any time.
Below is a list of upcoming meetings and past meetings.
To access these go to the Tendershoots Website

2024 Talks

Feb 2nd Fri – Alec White – Primrose Hall Peonies (8pm start time)

Feb 14th Wed – Dr Ian Bedford – Companion Planting for a Balanced Garden

Feb 27th Tue – Francesca Page-Smith – Snowdrops

Mar TBC – Bee farming – A year in the life of a Bee farming.

October 10th - Olivia Kirk - 'Restoration of an Elizabethan Farmhouse and Apothecary'

2023 Talks

Jan 12th Thur – Doug Stewart – 10 NEW must have plants (Plant list on private members page)

Jan TBC – Andrew and Amy Skea from Potato House – all about potatoes and varieties

March 20th - Peter Moore (National Collection Holder) – ‘Plant Breeding’

March 27th – George Hargreaves – Notable Botanic Gardens of the UK

April 27th Hilary Huson - 'Patio Panache' container planting ideas from around the world

April TBC – Chris Blackburn from Concept Research – 'Ultra Sonic Pest Control'

learn about the safe way to control animals coming into your garden without the need to use harmful chemicals.

September 25th - Lucy Hartley - 'Climate change and its effect on our gardens'

October 26th Timothy Walker (former curator of Oxford Botanic Garden) - 'Bordering on Insanity' - creating an all year round border.

November 8th 'Do your roots need doing' - Good root growth is essential for healthy and productive plants.

December - Christmas Quiz TBC
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