Burton on Trent

Gardening

PLEASE CONTACT THE COORDINATOR BEFORE ATTENDING FOR THE FIRST TIME

We normally meet on the 1st Monday of the month at 2.00pm
We often have talks or demonstrations, and during the summer months we are usually out on visits.
For the outings, payment must be in full at time of booking

If you have any questions about the gardening group please send the coordinator a message by clicking on the blue bird on the right hand side of this page.

Dates for your Diary
Mon Apr 6th

THERAPY GARDEN **** POSTPONED ****

Mon May 4th

CASCADES GARDEN & LEA GARDENS **** POSTPONED ****
Cascades Garden
is inspired by Japanese gardens and is a celebration of nature and an ideal place to immerse yourself in a relaxing and beautiful natural environment.
Lea Gardens
is a Rhododendron Garden covering approximately 3 1/2 acres, within a woodland area, with access paths which allow visitors to see the 500 or more varieties of rhododendrons, azaleas and other plants.
Cost: £26.50 inc coach and entry
DEADLINE for booking: APRIL 20
Organiser: LESLEY u3alesley@gmail.com or 01283 812564

PICKUP ROLLESTON ONLY, APPROX 10.00am

Mon Jun 1st

THE BURROWS GARDENS - NGS garden at Brailsford, DE6 3BU **** POSTPONED ****

Mon Jul 6th BADDESLEY CLINTON GARDENS
Take a stroll around the riot of colour in the borders of the peaceful gardens, which include fish pools, romantic lake and walled garden
Cost inc coach & entry: £16 NT members, £28 non-NT members
DEADLINE for booking: JUNE 22
Organiser: LESLEY u3alesley@gmail.com or 01283 812564

PICKUP ROLLESTON ONLY, APPROX 11.00am
Mon Aug 3rd NO MEETING
Mon Sep 7th NGS GARDEN - 13 Westfield Rd, Swadlincote
The garden is on 2 levels of approx ½ acre. Packed herbaceous borders designed for colour. Shrubs, baskets and tubs. Lots of roses. Greenhouses, raised-bed vegetable area, fruit trees and 2 ponds. Free range chicken area. Plenty of seating to relax and take in the wonderful planting
Cost: £7 inc tea/coffee and cake
Car share or go directly there
DEADLINE for booking: AUGUST 31
Organiser: LESLEY u3alesley@gmail.com or 01283 812564
Mon Oct 5th PLANT SHOWCASE
Autumn and Winter plants coming into season or a little more unusual
Speaker: Byron Lewis
Mon Nov 2nd WESTONBIRT ARBORETUM
Visit the fantastic autumn colours in the formal arboretum and in the Silk Wood area. Home to 2,500 different species from the far corners of the globe and 5 national tree collections.
As part of the group booking everyone will get a 10% discount in the café/restaurant
Cost: £30.50 inc coach and entry
DEADLINE for booking: OCTOBER 19
Organiser: LESLEY u3alesley@gmail.com or 01283 812564

PICKUP ROLLESTON ONLY, APPROX 9.30 am
Mon Dec 7th CHRISTMAS LUNCH
TBA
Mon Jan 4th 2021 TBA
Mon Feb 1st 2021 THERAPY GARDEN
The development of the garden, horticultural therapy and the benefits of gardens and gardening.
Speaker: Sue Worthington
Mon Mar 8th 2021 TBA
Mon Apr 12th 2021 TBA
Mon May 10th 2021 TBA
Mon Jun 7th 2021 THE BURROWS GARDENS - NGS garden at Brailsford, DE6 3BU
A collection of gardens set in 5 acres of beautiful countryside.
Cost: £9 inc tea/coffee and cake
Car share, or go directly there
DEADLINE for booking: MAY 22
Organiser: LESLEY u3alesley@gmail.com or 01283 812564
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Art Painting Ballroom Dancing
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Computing/iPad Craft Group
Cribbage Crown Green Bowls Fridays
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French 1 Advanced French 2 Beginners
French 3 French 4 Intermediate
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Historic Churches History
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Photography 4 Reading Shakespeare
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Singing For Pleasure Social Activities
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Spanish Sunday Lunch
Ukulele for Fun Walks - Longer
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