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Goodbye 2016

Unbelievably the year is over for our garden club. We had a great Christmas lunch (the food wasn’t bad but the company was excellent!) and have all exchanged our holiday greetings. So, that’s it for this year. We’re back on … Continue reading

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Permaculture

Eric Brocken from the EarthCare Centre spoke to our club in September about Permaculture. He admitted that permaculture is a very broad term that can mean many different things. For this talk he focussed on sustainability and building resilience into a … Continue reading

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AGM

The August meeting of the garden club was our AGM. At the meeting a new constitution was adopted (you can request a copy from the secretary) and our new committee was elected as follows: President:                       Ann Chilman … Continue reading

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Plant Nutrition

Bruce Higgs of Darvill Nursery visited our club to talk about Plant Nutrition and Terrorism. Before we end up on any watch list I want to make it clear that the last word of his subject had to do with … Continue reading

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Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago

The originally scheduled June speaker cancelled but we didn’t have to do without an interesting talk thanks to one of our members, Susan, offering to give a presentation about her recent visit to Lincoln Park Conservatory in Chicago. What an amazing place … Continue reading

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Plant Identification

Back by popular demand! Alexander Greentree was the star of our Library Event. He was our expert horticulturalist who answered questions from members and visitors alike. A large proportion of those questions involved plant identification. He was such a hit that … Continue reading

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Library Event

After much fanfare, we had our first dedicated library event in place of our April meeting. The library had invited us to add an event to their calendar and we took them up on the offer. There was a fair … Continue reading

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