Bretforton Garden Club
Meetings take place at Bretforton Memorial Hall
Saturday 17th February – Visit
A visit to the Rococo Gardens at Painswick to see the snowdrops
Thursday 1st March – Meeting at 7.30pm
Speaker Joan Bomford – winner of BBC Countryfile Farming Hero 2015 & author of “Up with the Lark”
Launch of 2018/19 Programme & Plant, Seed & Skill Swop
Thursday 5th April – Meeting at 7.30pm
Speaker Chris Edwards - Garden Birds
Thursday 3rd May – Meeting at 7.30pm
Speaker Richard Baldwin – Vegetable growing in a small garden
Saturday 12th May – Day coach visit
Visit to Ashwood Nurseries at Kingswinford, West Midlands, with a private tour of “John’s garden”. Coach arranged if enough interest.
Sunday 3rd June
BRETFORTON OPEN GARDENS
Thursday 7th June – No Club Meeting
Thursday 14th June – Evening visit to Fir Farm, Lower Swell where Past Chairman Jon Heath is Gardener
Saturday 23rd June – Full day Coach Trip
A visit to The Bishop’s Palace & 14-acre garden, Wells, plus
Garden Show and Street Market
Thursday 5th July – Meeting at 7.30pm
A Celebration of Bretforton Open Gardens Event – a social evening with a presentation of event photos. Invitation extended to people who opened their gardens & all contributors to the event.
Sunday 15th July – Bretfest
Thursday 2nd August – Meeting at 7.30pm
Speaker from Hill Close Gardens, Warwick – a group of 16 hedged Victorian gardens.
Thursday 6th September – Meeting at 7.30pm
Speaker Jeff Soulsby – Gardening in the Autumn
Saturday 8th September – Bretforton Show at The Manor
Saturday 15th September – Visit
Visit to Hill Close Gardens, Warwick
Thursday 4th October – Meeting at 7.30pm
Speaker Peter Byrne on Dahlias
Thursday 1st November – Meeting at 7.30pm
Speaker Julie Ritchie- Hoo House Nursery
Plants for awkward corners.
Thursday 6th December – CHRISTMAS SOCIAL
Thursday 3rd January 2019 – Meeting at 7.30pm
Speaker Chrissy Ching – Making your gardening more manageable and tips on pruning.
Thursday 7th February AGM at 7pm
Followed by a club meeting TBA
Please look at the Programme page to find out more about our events.
It costs just £5 per year to be a member.
We normally meet at the Memorial Hall in Bretforton on the first Thursday of the month, but check the Programme for details.
Guests are welcome to come to meetings at £2 per head.
If you would like to get in touch, you can email us through the contact page.