|Meeting Day||1st Monday|
|Time||10.00 - 12.00|
We meet on the first Monday of every month in a different member’s garden, swap advice, plants, seeds and produce. We have a mix of experienced and less experienced gardeners and it has been both interesting and inspiring. However, with 17 members this group is now over full.
We had an enjoyable start to 2017 with discussions about weeds, sustainable gardening and a visit to Summerdale House, Nook.
8 May - Margaret & Martin Evan’s garden at High Park Barns, Oxenholme.
5 June - a member’s garden in Kendal.
3 July - Mr & Mrs Hoggarth’s garden, Smiths End, Levens .
7 Aug - a member’s garden in Silverdale & plant swop.
Jennifer and Yvonne are our new co-ordinators for 2017.
After an enjoyable Autumn programme including a garden visit and lecture we are looking forward to our Christmas Jacob’s Join.
9 Jan - Discussion about weeds – ‘Friend or Foe’
6 Feb - Visit to a member’s garden in Kendal.
6 Mar - Summerdale House at the Nook nr Lupton.
3 Apr - Visit to a member’s garden with a seed & plant swap.
Our group is full at the moment but there is a waiting list.
In May we had an enjoyable visit to Holehird Garden where there are always new features to see.
Our June meeting was felt to be a privileged one at Beetham in the Garden Centre propagation area. The manager gave advice and useful knowledge was gained.
5 Sep – A visit to Doreen's garden
3 Oct – Gardening for Bees by Dr Julia Hoggard (small charge) at Castle Street Centre to which members of other gardening groups are invited.
7 Nov - Our holidays and memorable gardens
5 Dec - Christmas meal at Kitridding Farm cafe.
There may be vacancies for one or two new members in September.