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. Currently at capacity but we have a waiting list. 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 Jan 30th Garden 2. Seasonal lunch at Ely Turkish Restaurant & Meze Bar
Mon Feb 3rd Botany. 100 years of the NIAB (National Institute of Agricultural Botany). Talk given by Dr Tina Barsby OBE, CEO of NIAB. Militia Way meeting room. 10.00am.
Tue Feb 18th Garden 1. Talk by Peter Lee on 'Gardening from seed'. Library Meeting Room, 2.15pm
Thu Feb 27th Garden 2. Speaker Peter Jackson Subject TBC St Peters Church Hall 2.30
Mon Mar 2nd Botany. Sweet crops - (honey, beet, cane). Given by Rose, Helen and Peter. Militia Way meeting room. 10.00am.
Tue Mar 17th Garden 1. Talk by Rodney Tibbs: 'Gardening Then and Now'. Library Meeting Room, 2.15pm
Thu Mar 26th Garden 2. Speaker Alistair Huck, Landscape Architect - Garden design. St Peters Church Hall 2.30
Tue Apr 21st Garden 1. TBA
Thu Apr 30th Garden 2. Visit to Oakington Garden Center. Details TBC
Tue May 19th Garden 1. College Farm Meadows
Thu May 28th Garden 2. Visit Gs Mushrooms. Details TBC
Tue Jun 16th Garden 1. Stowe Hall Garden. Tour of Garden and Tea.
Thu Jun 25th Garden 2. Visit to Kirtlng Towers Details TBC

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