2018 Programme

Programme January –  December 2018


Meeting Venue: The Hermitage, Wilford Road, Ruddington NG11 6EL, 7.00pm for 7.30pm


Annual Membership £5; Members £2 per meeting, Visitors £3 per meeting.  Complementary refreshments at all meetings.


Please ring 0115 9841687 or contact mrdavey004@btinternet.com for further details.


31st January –  Mike Davey (RGA), The Wonders of Plant Propagation


28th February –  Annual General Meeting, followed by Cheeses and Wines


Saturday 17th March –  RGA Plant Stall at WI Spring Fayre, St Peter’s Rooms, 10.00am


28th March –  Andrew Ward (Norwell Nurseries, Norwell, Newark), Perfect Perennials


25th April –  Lesley Taylor (Recycling and Education Officer, Veolia, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire), Lesley Taylor Talks Rubbish


Saturday 12th May – Visit to Harlow Carr Gardens, Harrogate, £20 per person; Depart The Green, Ruddington 8.45am; Depart Harlow Carr 3.45pm.  FREE ENTRY TO THE GARDENS


30th May –  Richard and Leigh Woods (Lilies and Chillies, Whispering Trees Nursery, Shardlow, Derby), Lilies and Companion Plants


Saturday and Sunday 23rd and 24th June – Ruddington Open Gardens, 2.00 – 6.00pm


27th June –  Neil Timm (The Fern Nursery, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire), The World of Ferns


Saturday 21st July –  Afternoon Tea, 200 Loughborough Road, Ruddington, 2.30pm Onwards


Wednesday 22nd August –  Evening Meeting Followed by Refreshments, 6.15pm, Details to follow


Saturday 15th September – Ruddington Village Show, St Peter’s Rooms; Staging of exhibits by 9.30am; Judging commences 9.30am; Show opens to the public 11.00am – 4.00pm


26th September –  Michael Fisher (Plant Revelations, Nottingham), Giant Perennials and Exotic Plants


31st October –  Stella Exley (Hare Spring Cottage Plants, Yorkshire), All I Ever Wanted To Do Was Grow Plants


28th November –  Nigel Slater (Wildlife Photographer, Nottingham), Gardening for Wild Life


Bring you photographs for the display at the Christmas Social – Theme – “Trees”


Friday 7th December –  Christmas Social, The Hermitage, 7.00pm for 7.30pm