2018

May 2018

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

June visit
Thurs. 14th. June -Bourne Garden Centre, Ipswich. Cars Green 6.30 or meet 7.00pm.

May visit - Freston House Freston.
Our first visit of the summer programme was to Freston House gardens but due to the later date we were unable to meet the Review deadline for a report. If there is space hopefully a short report in the July edition. Read More...

April 2018

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB.

May visit
Thurs. 31st May – Freston House, The Street, Freston IP9 1AF
Travel details TBA Jenny’s May email .

April meeting
Karen Kenny - ‘ Water,water everywhere.
Ironically Karen’s talk on water conservation came after a winter of record rainfall and at a time when the land was waterlogged and farmers unable to harvest or plant crops. She is right,of course, since the arrival of mains water we have all taken it for granted – just turn on the tap!
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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 –

[to be added later]

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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