2016

November 2016

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB December meeting - Christmas Party – Thurs. 8th. December Church Hall 7.30pm - ‘ Bryan Thurlow – The Perennial Mr. Potter’. November meeting For our November meeting we welcomed back Matthew Tanton – Brown talking on ‘The Fragrant Garden Throughout The Year’. Read More...

October 2016

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB November meeting – Thursday 10th. November - Matthew Tanton Brown ‘ The Fragrant Garden Throughout the Year ‘ 7.30pm Village hall. October meeting Our talk was about Trees and the Law by David Mitchell, who has 25 years experience in local authority arboriculture and practical woodland management. He illustrated the talk with slides showing the kind of problems and disputes he has had to deal with, many of which are hard to work out the rights and wrongs of the case. Read More...

September 2016

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB October meeting – Thurs. 13 October David Mitchell ‘Trees and the Law ‘ 7.30pm. Village Hall. September meeting - Barry Gayton – ‘Succulents’ For our first meeting of the Autumn/Winter season we welcomed Barry Gayton from the Desert World Gardens, Brandon for an illustrated talk on the strange world of succulents and cacti. Barry has spent 61 years growing succulents and still travels the country giving some 150 talks a year in addition to broadcasting and running his nursery where he has over 1500 succulent species and a stock of over 50,000! Read More...

August 2016

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB August visit - Thurs. 11th. August – Foraging Walk, Newbourne Details TBA Summer Outing The summer outing 9th. July was another double header and our first stop was the Henstead Exotic Garden situated between Southwold and Beccles and we were greeted on arrival by owner and creater Andrew Brogan. Read More...

July 2016

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB August visit - Thurs. 11th. August – Foraging Walk, Newbourne Details TBA Summer Outing The summer outing 9th. July was another double header and our first stop was the Henstead Exotic Garden situated between Southwold and Beccles and we were greeted on arrival by owner and creater Andrew Brogan. Read More...

June 2016

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB Thurs. 14th. July - Visit – Lavender Medicine Farm, Bucklesham Times to be advised. June visit - Home Farm Nacton June saw our long awaited visit to Home Farm Nacton and we were blessed with a perfect summer evening, warm sunshine and no breeze. Andrew Williams had given us a talk in 2015 and this visit was to literally see the operation on the ground. Read More...

May 2016

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

Thurs. 9th. June - Visit - Home Farm Nacton – Times TBA

May visit – Garnett’s Nursery, Hacheston.
Ah the merry month of May when we vacate our winter village hall home and with some trepidation head for the vast open spaces of the Suffolk countryside, trepidation because over the years members have got lost, arrived as the rest where leaving, or simply made for the nearest pub! Read More...

April 2016

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

Next Meeting
Thurs. 12th. May - Visit - Garnetts Nursery, The Street , Hacheston.
Cars at The Green 6.15pm or meet 7.00pm.

April meeting
For our April meeting we welcomed Maggie Thorpe, president of Suffolk Plant Heritage which has over 200 members. The organisation is committed to the conservation of plants, especially rare species. Read More...

December 2015 + January 2016

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

Next meeting
Thurs. 11th. February 7.30pm Village Hall
‘ Malmaison and Perpetual Carnations – Jim Marshall. Read More...

November 2015

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

Next meeting
Thurs. 10th. December – 7.30pm Church Hall
Christmas Party – Tom Hart Dyke ‘Plant Hunter with a Passion’

November meeting – Simon White – ‘Holly Wreath Making’.
Simon White from Peter Beales Roses was our guest for the November meeting which was a demonstration of holly wreath making. Read More...