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...

September 2017

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

October meeting - Thurs. 12th. October 7.30pm Village Hall
Jim Buttress - ‘Central Royal Parks ‘.

September meeting
Summer has gone and we were back in the village hall for our September meeting when our guest speaker was Neil Bradfield , head gardener at Ulting Wick garden, Wick,Essex. Read More...

August 2017

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

September meeting – Thurs. 14th. Sept. - ‘ Tulips and Complementary Planting’
Neil Bradfield - 7.30pm Village Hall.

August visit – Berghersh Place, Witnesham.
‘What a difference a day makes’ goes the old song and indeed this was the case for our August visit, Wednesday had been one long downpour but, après le deluge, we arrive at Berghersh Place on Thursday evening to be greeted by owner Wendy Parkes and warm sunshine. Read More...

July 2017

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

August visit - Thurs. 10th.August - Berghersh Place, Witnesham IP6 9EZ

July visit – Perfect Perennials Nursery.
For our July evening visit we headed for Forward Green home of the Perfect Perennials plant nursery.
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June 2017

July visit - Perfect Perennials Nursery, Earl Stonham Stowmarket IP14 5HY
Meet at Nursery 7.00pm, cars from green 6.15pm.

June visit - Miracle-Gro Company, Levington - In our sixteen plus years since the club’s formation we have been very fortunate with weather for our evening visits, only one complete wash out. So true to form a pleasant June evening welcomed 60 club members to the old Levington Research station, since 1977 the home of the Scott’s Miracle-Gro Coy, now Everris and part of ICL.
We were met by Alison who gave us an excellent conducted tour of the 20 acres site. Read More...