Programme 2020..... Ammended, 14th March.

The current virus situation means that as of March 19th onwards, all programme events are subject to postponement and or cancellation. In the interim we will keep members and contacts updated with further information as it becomes available. 

The Club will continue to operate on line and we will be adding more material on this website and our Facebook page. (for easy access please click on the FB link on the menu bar)

 

Meetings are usually the 3rd Thursday of the month,

'Ron's Room' is Aldborough Church Room  on the far side of the Green  next to the children's play area,

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January, Friday 17th. Club AGM

Annual meeting well attended despite miserable weather Aldborough Community Centre.

Illustrated review of the Club's activities in 2019 and preview of 2020.  Launch of Aldborough Open Gardens Day, set for Sunday June 14th. A chance for all to take a look at the Club, an invitation for feed back from members. Financial report issued to all members. The 2019 committee were elected  for another year.

February 20th  Ron's Room 7.30 pm 

Louise Chapman, Lady Mole Catcher.

A hugely popular evening, everyone in the room was fully engaged, entertained and educated by this dynamic lady. Louise is a one-off. Collectively awarded a maximum 5 star AGC speaker review.

March 19th  Ron's Room. 7.30 pm THIS MEETING WAS CANCELLED.  but the subject is still with us.

"Climate Change Gardening". 

a talk and discussion by Jim Paine of Walnut Tree Garden Nursery, Attleborough.

Can gardeners help combat the climate emergency?  Private gardens in the UK cover over 10 million acres, far more than all the country's Nature Reserves put together, so, potentially, the answer is yes. 

April 16th Ron's Room 7.30 pm 

Karen Kenny, Magic and Mystery of Herbs  Cancelled 

We would have been talking about the Club's herb gardens at Aldborough Surgery with Karen, this may be rescheduled for 2021. For extensive coverage of herb gardening and culinary/medicinal use of herbs try Jekka McVicar's website.                 "                  "              "

May 21st   Garden Visit Cancelled

June, Sunday 14th    Aldborough Open Gardens Day THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED and will be rescheduled for 2021.

We will attempt an online virtual tour of members own gardens.  

 

June 18th  Garden Visit/Party Cancelled

July Saturday 18th,  Aldborough Flower & Vegetable Show.

Aldborough Community Centre     Probably Cancelled

Again we will attempt an on line virtual show show of all Aldborough Produce. (no prizes)

August 20th  Ron's Room  7.30 pm

Annual Club BBQ and Flower Judging.   

This may well be the first opportunity to meet together safely, If this is at all possible it will obviously be a huge party. Fingers crossed.                      "                    "                "

September 17th Ron's Room 7.30 pm

Ian Bedford, Companion Planting.                                   "                    "                 "

October 15th Ron's Room 7.30 pm

John Hopkins, Crop Wild Relatives

Wild plants and sustainable food production                  "                    "                 "

 

November 19th Ron's Room 7.30 pm

Anne Bridge, Seasonal Garden Decorations                    "                    "                 "

December 17th Ron's Room 7.30 pm

Christmas Party, joint meeting with the Wildlife GroupAll 

All paid up members receive email reminders of meetings and Gardening Club news, and upcoming events. If you are not a member, but would like to be included, we hold a separate contacts list, email your contact details to:-- aldboroughgardening@gmail.co,