The Gardening Club Committee met the other evening, and we are still pressing ahead with plans for the Plant Sale on the afternoon of Sunday June 6th. It cannot be held inside the Institute, so will probably be on the Green, where we can erect a marquee if the weather doesn't play ball!
So PLEASE, hang onto any seedlings, split perennials, etc., that are surplus to your needs, they should be nice sturdy plants by June. As you know, the Plant Sale is our main fundraiser, so it is important that we can charge a reasonable price! We should also have a Tombola as usual, so if you can get any donations of prizes to a committee member sometime during May, we can prepare, but even on the day would be great.
We are also finishing planning visits, one for the next evening, Monday June 7th, and one for Monday July 5th, there should be more details in the next Parish Magazine, and I will email out to members at the end of the month.
Speakers are being confirmed for meetings back in the Institute from August through to November - again more details to follow,
And we have everything crossed for the Show to take place on Saturday September 11th. Schedules for that will be available here on the website and at the meetings from June onwards.
If you have any questions about the club, please contact Geraldine, either via email on email@example.com, or by phone on 01787 280134.
A picture of some of us listening to Kate Denton, the owner of Lavenham Hall, telling us the story of the garden:
And one of us enjoying the garden at Moat House, Little Saxham during our visit in July:
Annie Robinson collecting the Silver Salver from judge Peter Fisk at the 2019 Show. (One of her six trophies!)
Pat Tebbit and Michelle Worrall in the background.
The two Peter's at the 2016 Show
During the visit to Richmond House in Clare in June, 2016.
Our display in the Church to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday.