Thetford

Gardening

The Gardening group has been in existence for 3 years and welcomes all gardeners regardless of garden size.

If you are interested in Flowers or Vegetables or both and garden a few pots on the window sill, or a small patio garden or a large one. Come along you will be assured of a warm welcome, and some friendly advice and support.

The group meets on the first Monday of the month at 10:00 am at The Church on the Way, Churchill Road, Thetford IP24 2JW.
The Group has a second meeting on the 3rd Monday of the month at which time visits to Garden Centres, Gardens etc are undertaken. Transport can usually be provided for those who don't drive.

The 1st monthly meeting consists of a Talk, Demonstration, Video or a Quiz on some aspect of gardening, followed by a social break and then a question and answer session, where members try and answer the question and pass on their knowledge to help others.

There is also a monthly competition for an Annual Cup. Points being awarded for each entry as well as the winner and runner up. For details of the Monthly Competitions see the competition page.

For Further information please contact: Mary Neal 01842 761717 for details, or click on the pigeon to send a message.

Dates for your Diary
Mon Feb 3rd 10-12am at Church on the Way, Churchill Road.
Planning for Spring and Summer in the garden.
Mon Feb 17th Visit to BTO to see the snowdrops and a talk by the BTO on insects etc in the garden TBC.
Mon Mar 2nd 10-12am at Church on the Way, Churchill Road.
Seed sowing and Spring planting.
Mon Mar 16th Group visit to Brandon Garden Centre. (IP27 0PW) where we will receive advice on the types and use of composts. Meet there at 10.30am.
Mon Apr 6th 10-12am at Church on the Way, Churchill Road.
Talk by Simon from Peter Beales, subject to be selected.
Mon Apr 20th Visit to Norfolk Herbs (Dereham) TBC
Mon May 4th 10-12am at Church on the Way, Churchill Road.
Dig for Victory DVD and quiz.
Mon May 18th Visit to Rougham Nursery (IP30 9LZ) meet there at 10.30am
Mon Jun 1st 10-12am at Church on the Way, Churchill Road,
Wildlife in the garden.
Mon Jun 15th Garden visit to be arranged.
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Antiques & Collectables Art workshop
Badminton Book Club
Bridge for Improvers Chess
Cinema & Theatre Coffee Morning Group
Cookery Cycling
Day trips Dog Walking
Family History French (Higher)
French (Intermediate) Gardening
Genealogy German
Handicrafts History
Holidays Indoor bowls
Industrial Tourism Mahjong
Marquetry Modern Classics
Music Photography
Poetry Politics & Topical Discussion
Quiz Scrabble
Short Tennis Sign Language
Spanish (all levels) Spanish Conversation
Sunday Lunch Club Table Tennis
Table Tennis 2 Ten Pin Bowling
Tennis Walking five to ten miles
Walking under five miles Wine tasting
Woodwork World war history