Stanway in Colchester

Out&About-Gardening 1

Our Garden Group now has over 20 members and we hope that the increased numbers will add to the options we can provide for the members in a larger venue. Our year is made up of two 'seasons' - Before Christmas and After Christmas. The reason for this is practical because in the autumn gardeners are winding down for the winter months and there is not much to be done outside.

We meet from March to November on the first Friday of each month around 2.30pm. Before Christmas we have a plant and seed swap. This is an ideal way to pass on plants and seeds without paying out money and also to talk about the successes, and failures, of last season.

In October we plan the programme for the following year when everyone makes suggestions and helps form the new programme for the following year. We aim to be instructive as well as enjoying exchanging horticultural views and experiences!

The spring and summer months are spent visiting local gardens and also venturing further afield to larger well-known gardens and to garden and plant centres.

U3A Stanway members wishing to know the current summer programme or to express an interest in joining the group, you can use the Bluebird contact button at the side of the page to send a message to the Group Leader.

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Dining Out - Chatter & Platter Dining Out - Com Bon Appetit
Dining Out - Curry Thursdays Dining Out - Grey Gourmets
Dining Out - Krishna Curry Nite Dining Out - Lunchtime Friends
Dining Out - Magnificent 7th Dining Out - Munch Bunch
Dining Out - Old Originals Dining Out - Stanway Stars
Dining Out - Tuesday Tearaways General - Wine Appreciation (SWAG)
General-Discussion Forum General-Exploring World Religions
General-Family History General-Family History Online
General-Helping Hands General-Interpreting History
General-Ladies Tea & Chat General-Military History
General-Mindfulness General-Thinking Allowed
Indoor Games - Backgammon Indoor Games - Chess
Indoor Games - Cribbage Indoor Games - MahJong
Indoor Games - Rummikub Indoor Games - Rummikub 2
Indoor Games - Rummikub 3 Indoor Games - Scrabble 1
Indoor Games - Scrabble 2 Indoor Games - Scrabble 3
Lang/Lit/Music - Books - Non-Fiction Lang/Lit/Music - Books-Readers Digest
Lang/Lit/Music - Classics Reading Lang/Lit/Music - Creative Writing 1
Lang/Lit/Music - Creative Writing 2 Lang/Lit/Music - Creative Writing 3
Lang/Lit/Music - Greek Lang/Lit/Music - Opera Appreciation
Lang/Lit/Music - Poetry Appreciation Lang/Lit/Music - Sing from the Heart
Lang/Lit/Music - Singing for Pleasure Lang/Lit/Music - Spanish Conv Begin+
Lang/Lit/Music - Spanish Intermediate Lang/Lit/Music - Ukulele - Ukes 4 All
Lang/Lit/Music - Ukulele - Ukes 4 Fun! Out&About-Bikers
Out&About-Birdwatching 2 Out&About-Birdwatching 3
Out&About-Camera Club Out&About-Church Visits
Out&About-Elderberry Gardeners Out&About-Film Club
Out&About-Gardening 1 Out&About-Solo Travellers
Sports & Exercise - Walking with Lunch Sports - Badminton Experienced
Sports - Badminton Mixed Ability 1 Sports - Badminton Mixed Ability 2
Sports - Croquet Sports - Golf
Sports - Indoor Bowls (Taster) Sports - Nordic walking
Sports - Outdoor Bowls Sports - Petanque
Sports - Pickleball Sports - Putt in the Park
Sports - Squash 57 Sports - Table Tennis
Sports - Tai Chi Sports - Ten Pin Bowling
Sports - Walking Cricket Sports - Walking Football
Sports - Walking Rugby