are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month in the Marple Methodist
Church Hall, Church Lane, Marple. Coffee/tea is served at from
9.45 a.m. The meeting commences at 10 a.m. The cost
is £2.00 per meeting which includes coffee. There is no meeting
on Outing days.
Whether you have an acre or two of garden or just one plant in a pot,
you will find something of interest in the varied programme we offer.
Talks are on everything from violets to vegetables, pansies to
potatoes. There are practical demonstrations and occasional
outings to gardens both great and small.
Programme for 2016
13 - Restoration of Tatton
Illustrated talk by David Tipper talks about
this fascinating project from its instigation.
February 10 - Plants for Bees
in the Garden.
Anthony Norman will show us the plants the Bees actually like, rather
we think they like!
March 9 - Plants for Difficult
Foley, plantsman and BBC Radio broadcaster helps us turn those bare or
patches into Paradise!
April 13 - Foliage Matters. Create
rhythm, continuity and longlasting intrest throughout the year. Maureen Sawyer will offer us her personal
May 11 - Outing
June 8 - Euphorbias and Other
Vibrant Perennials. Entertaining
and knowledgeable speaker Don Witton - holder of the National
Euphorbia - tells us about these and other seasonal flowering
July 13 -
10 - Horticultural Show. Show us what
busy bees you have been this summer!
14 - Outing
12 - To prune or not to prune? David
Bielowski guides us on the Why? behind the When? of pruning, relating
maintenance to the climate.
November 9 - AGM and Planning
December 14 - Christmas
mince pies, fun and games.