March 2018

Kirton and Falkenham Gardeners Club

April meeting –Thurs. 12th. April 7.30 pm Village Hall
Karen Kenny -‘ Water,Water Everywhere ‘
followed by AGM.

March meeting – Alan Gray – ‘History of East Ruston Old Vicarage Gardens’.
For our March meeting we welcomed Alan Gray and Graham Robeson, owners and creators of the famed East Ruston Old Vicarage 32 acres exotic coastal gardens. Read More...

February 2018

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

March meeting – Thurs. 8th. March 7.30pm, Village Hall,
Alan Gray ‘The History of East Ruston Old Vicarage Gardens’.

February meeting – Chris Parfitt ‘A Year in a Suffolk Field’.
Well, more a meadow than a field, but in the 1980’s Chris had the privilege of having this idyllic large meadow with trees and stream (tributary of the Deben) at the bottom of his garden when he lived in Earl Soham.
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January 2018

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

February meeting –Thurs. 8th. February 7.30 pm Village Hall,
Chris Parfitt, A Year in a Suffolk Field
January meeting –

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Christmas meeting
80 members and guests packed the church hall for the visit of Charlie Haylock talking on ‘An eccentric look at Spoken English’. In his inimitable style Charlie covered the origins of language and dialects going back to Roman times and before. He is a champion of Suffolk , Norfolk and other regional dialects which are rich with linguistic traditions, with many ancient words and phrases derived from Anglo/Saxon & old Norse origins, part of our heritage.
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November 2017

Christmas party :- Thurs. 14th. December Charlie Haylock ‘ An Eccentric Look at Spoken English’
7.30 pm Church Hall

November meeting – Around 55 members where present at the village hall for our November meeting when the guest speaker was Sonya Burrows whose talk was entitled ‘ Do Plants Wear Coats’ and Sonya explained how plants survive in hostile conditions
January meeting - Thurs. 11th. January - Jim Buttress ‘ The Central Royal Parks , 7.30pm. Village Hall.
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October 2017

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

November meeting - Thurs. 9th. November - 7.30pm Village Hall
Sonya Burrows – ‘ Do Plants Wear Coats? ‘

October meeting – There was a programme change for the October meeting, Jim Buttress’s wife was ill and he could not leave her but fortunately Jenny was able to book Matthew Tanton Brown. Matt is one of these speakers who can talk for an hour or so with a few plants or flowers as ‘props’ . His talk was entitled ‘Winter Interest Plants’ and he had brought along an array of trees, shrubs and flowers with a striking display of colours, in particular leaves and berries. Read More...