Ely & District

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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