Marple Bridge & Mellor (Open) Gardening Group
The Gardening Group meets on the second Wednesday of the
month at 9-40am to 12-00 noon.
Open to any U3A member in the
Meetings are held at Marple Methodist Church, Church Lane, Marple.
Coffee from 9.40am and the speaker at 10am. Cost including coffee £1.50
Plants and seeds on sale. Please bring any spare plants or seeds.
Group Leader: Joan Nield
10 Fletcher Moss
Park Talk by John Steadman
February 14 Gardeners Question Time
March 14th. A Spring Planting Talk by Lomax Nurseries.
April 11th. A video on The Kirstenboch Gardens in Cape Town.
May 2nd. A visit to Jodrel Bank Arboretum with Jack Swan as our guide.
June 13th. A members' forum.
July 11th. A talk on Fuchsia by Bill Finlay.
August 1st. A visit to Fletcher Moss with John Steadman as our guide.
September 12th Dunge Gardens.
October 10th. AGM and Garden Quiz with prizes.
November 14th. A talk on Lyme Hall Gardens Over the Years by Garry Rainford.
December 12th. Christmas Decorations incorporating garden produce/cuttings,
" A Beetle Drive"!!!
Contact Doreen Scotte if you have any queries.