A personal look at gardening history. Speaker: Ann Brown
Bamboos in the Garden – prepare to be amazed! Speaker: Steve Lovell of Greenspaces, with 25 years horticultural experience
Plants for sale. Speaker: Robert Barlow who holds the National Collection of Hostas (British Introductions), some 4000 plants of over 350 varieties.
Plants and items for sale. How to use willow in your garden and demonstration of making willow sculptures. Speaker: Rutland Willows.
Garden Club stall. Plants for sale.
Speaker: Patsy Rayner, a gardener and frequent visitor to Japan. She will look at the elements which make up the traditional garden and their significance, with examples from many famous Japanese gardens.
One of the ‘Inspirational Gardens of the World’. Guided Tour £7 entrance fee. Make own way.
at 82A Leicester Road, Quorn, LE12 8BB
Large garden with woodland walk, orchard, rose garden, pond and herbaceous border. Entrance and tea £10.
Guided tour with the Park manager.
Plants for sale. Speaker: Neil Timm of The Fern Nursery, Market Rasen
Speaker: Mel Wilson of Leicestershire Apple Project who have about 100 kinds of apple in their collection, including all of the known Leicestershire apples.
Speaker: Steffie Shields, Vice President of The Gardens Trust, renowned photographer and garden historian.
Guest: £3 per meeting - Membership Fees: Individual £25, Couple £45
7:15 pm in the Church Rooms, Quorn, LE12 8DP (map)