Event Programme 2018

January 18th

Event
Annual General Meeting
followed by
Talk
Pushing Up The Daisies - flora and fauna of Leicestershire churchyards

Speaker: Steve Woodward

February 15th

Talk
History of the Walled Garden

Speaker: Kate Ward

February 27th

Trip
Ashwood Nurseries

Tour of Nursery, renowned for its Hellebores. Joint visit with Belton and Oaks in Charnwood Garden Clubs. Cost inclusive of coach and tour: £11

March 15th

Talk
Passions, Potions and Poisons; Love and Death in the Garden

Speaker: Tracey Akehurst

April 19th

Talk
Fuchsias

Practical Session. Speaker: Malcolm Beerman

May 7th

Event
Quorn May Day Carnival

with our stall and raffle

May 17th

Trip
Whatton Gardens, near Kegworth

Make Own Way. £7 including tea

June 21st

Event
Midsummer Day Plant Swap

at 82A Leicester Road, Quorn, LE12 8BB

July 24th

Trip
Renishaw Hall, Derbyshire

Joint visit with Belton and Oaks in Charnwood Garden Clubs. Cost £20 inclusive of coach and garden tour.

August 16th

Trip
Quorn in Bloom

A visit to Church View Meadow and other local sites with talk. Speaker: Jane Hollingworth

September 20th

Talk
Lilies and Companion Plants

Plants and bulbs for sale. Speaker: Richard Woods

October 18th

Talk
Shakespeare's Plants and Gardens

Looking at the restoration project at Kenilworth Castle in particular, exploring what plants meant to the Elizabethans. Speaker: Andrew Mikolajski

November 15th

Talk
An Introduction to Cacti and Other Succulents

Plants for sale. Speaker: Dr Gill Fearn

Reminder: AGM 17th January 2019

Everyone Welcome

Guest: £3 per meeting  -  Membership Fees: Individual £25, Couple £45

Time & Venue

7:30 pm in the Church Rooms, Quorn, LE12 8DP (map)