2011

December 2011 meeting

Christmas meeting – Adrian Bloom – 90 members and guests were privileged to welcome our guest speaker, managing director of the world famous Blooms Nursery of Bressingham.
January meeting – Thurs. 12 January Village Hall 7.30 : Matthew Tanton-Brown – Evergreens

2012 Programme

Rouen 25/28 May 2012

Committee
Sheila Wardner has asked to stand down from the committee at the March AGM.

Tom Mellors
Tom Mellors died at the end of November. Tom was an enthusiastic founder member of our club and his presence and dry humour will be missed. Our sympathy goes out to Alison and her family.

Website
In order to communicate with our wide spread membership club notes and information appear in the club pages of our village web site – www.kirton-suffolk.info/

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November 2011 meeting

November meeting – ‘Anglesey Abbey’, Richard Ayres MBE
Anglesey Abbey was built 1236 as an Augustinian monks’ priory and was never an abbey. It comprises the house, about 60 acres of formal gardens and 600 acres of farmland. There is also Lode mill which is a working water mill in the grounds.

Christmas meeting – Thurs. 8th. December, 7.30pm Church Hall.
For our Christmas meeting Thurs. 8th. December we welcome Adrian Bloom from the world renowned Bloom’s Nurseries at Bressingham near Diss.

International Dept. - Rouen 25/28 May 2012.
Bookings opened at the November meeting and at the time of going to press only a few places were available. If you would like to go contact Alma on 448616 for up to date info.

Dobies’ Seeds - A reminder that your seed and plant orders are due to be back with Ray Bignell by 30th. November so that the club order can be placed with Dobies, and this year your orders will be despatched by them direct to your home address.

Blacksmith’s Cottage Nurseries – Christmas Wreath Workshops.
Seminars will be running at Ben Potterton’s place in December. If anyone is interested in attending I have details of dates and prices. Read More...

October 2011 meeting

October meeting - Clare Mucklestone, Bourne Nurseries – ‘Seasonal Plants’
A near full house of 64 members welcomed Clare and the colourful collection of seasonal plants she brought with her.

Christmas meeting – Thurs. 8 December – 7.30 pm Church Hall
Adrian Bloom, Bloom’s of Bressingham – ‘Creating Drama in the Garden’

International Dept. – Rouen 25/28 May 2012.

Dobies’ seeds. The new season’s catalogues are now available to members and you can obtain your copy from Ray at the November meeting. Read More...

September 2011 meeting

Sept. Meeting – Ben Potterton – ‘Late Summer Colour’
Summer is over and we were back in our newly refurbished village hall for the visit of Ben Potterton.

Oct. Meeting – Thurs. 13th. October, Claire, Bourne Nurseries – Seasonal Plants
Thurs. 13th. Oct. Village Hall 7.30pm

Christmas meeting – Thurs. 8 December – 7.30 pm Church Hall
Adrian Bloom, Bloom’s of Bressingham.
Tickets will be on sale to members, £5, at the October meeting – be there.

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August 2011 meeting

September meeting - Thursday 8th. September – 7.30 Village Hall
Ben Potterton - ‘ Late Summer Colour ‘

August visit – Green Island Gardens, Ardleigh
Sat. 3rd. Sept. – ‘ Specialist Plant Fair ‘ Langmere.
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July 2011 meeting

July meeting - Karen Kenny – ‘Allotments’.
August visit – Thurs. 11th. Aug. Green Island Gardens, Park Road, Ardleigh,Essex CO7 7SP . Cars green 6.00pm, assemble 6.45 pm, £3..50.
Summer Outing, East Ruston, Sat. 18th June.
Garden Party – Sat. 9th July, Keeper’s Cottage
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