Gardens and Plants
Garden 1 generally has meetings in the winter and outings in the summer (see Dates for Your Diary). Bev McVey and Liz Latham are the joint coordinators. In winter the group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at Ely Library, 2pm for 2:15pm. Please contact either Bev or Liz for more information.
Garden 2 meets on the last Thursday of each month, from 2.30 pm at St Peter's Church meeting room, Broad St. Ely during the winter with outings in the summer. A £10.00 sub covers the cost of venue hire, speakers and refreshments for a year from joining. Prospective members can attend as guests for a £2.00 fee. For more information please call coordinators Sheila Abbott or Joan Wall or use the message button on this page.
Botany Group meets on the 1st Monday of the month, either on a field trip or 10-12pm in the Communal Room, Militia Way. The group has a varied programme that should appeal to anybody with an interest in plants. Sue Holgate and Helen Moore coordinate the group, if you are interested send a message to Sue through the message button on the group page.
Page Editors: David Latham and Joan Wall
|Dates for your Diary|
|Thu Feb 28th||Garden 2. Speaker, Pam Bullivant. National Garden Scheme|
|Mon Mar 4th||Botany Group. Terry and Helen Moore on their 'Travels in Western Estonia', 10.00am, Militia Way|
|Tue Mar 19th||Garden 1. Speaker Rodney Tibbs – "Gardens of the Cambridge Colleges". Library Meeting Room, start 2.15pm.|
|Thu Mar 28th||Garden 2. Speaker Barry Gaydon. Propagation|
|Mon Apr 1st||Botany. Economic Botany 2: 'Hot Drinks'. Meeting room, Militia Way, 10.00am|
|Tue Apr 16th||Garden 1. Visit to Netherhall Manor, Soham. Garden tour, short piano recital and cream tea. Detaills TBA.|
|Thu Apr 25th||Garden 2. Outing to G's Mushrooms|
|Mon Apr 29th||Botany. Hayley Wood at Bluebell time. Visit led by Helen Moore. Meet at 9.30am.|
|Tue May 21st||Garden 1. Visit to Ramsey Walled Kitchen Garden. Includes tea and cakes. Details TBA.|
|Thu May 30th||Garden 2. Outing to Fullers Mill Garden|
|Mon Jun 3rd||Botany. Upwood Meadows for wet grassland plants. Led by Sue Holgate. Meet time 9.30am.|
|Tue Jun 18th||Garden 1. Coach trip to RHS Hyde Hall, Essex. Details TBA.|
|Thu Jun 27th||Garden 2. Outing to Welney Wildflower Meadow with Peter Gardiner|
|Mon Jul 1st||Botany. Chippenham Fen for orchids and more. Led by Terry Moore. Meet time 9.30am TBC.|
|Tue Jul 16th||Garden 1. Visit to Barcham Tree Nursery. Includes tour of site. Details TBA.|
|Thu Jul 25th||Garden 2. Outing to Pensthorpe Manor by coach|
|Mon Aug 5th||Botany. Breckland visit. TBC.|
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