Whitwick & District U3A - Gardens Group
This group is for those with a general interest in all aspects of gardening. The programme is varied including visits local gardens of interest, member's gardens for social events, speakers and demonstrations.
Normally Thursday, approx Monthly.
Programme for 2020
Thu Jan 9th Take and Share lunch postponed from December. Botcheston Village Hall, Main St, Botcheston, LE9 9FF, 12.30 for 1.00 pm. Note this is 30 mins later than originally advised.
Thu Feb 13th A talk by Sally Cunningham on 'Gardening for Butterflies'. Thringstone Methodist Hall, 2.00 pm.
Thu Mar 12th The Dower House, Melbourne 2.15pm
Thu Apr 9th Lea Gardens afternoon visit, time TBC
Thu May 14th Ravenstone Hall afternoon visit, time TBC
Thu Jun 11th Morton Hall & Meadow Farm Nursery, whole day visit, leave by coach 9.30am
Thu Jul 9th Hopton Hall, Derbyshire, lunch to be arranged, time TBC
Thu Aug 13th BBQ & Plant Swap Phryne's garden, 12pm
Thu Sep 10th Aqueduct Cottage, Coleorton, time TBC
Thu Oct 8th TBA
Thu Nov 12th Talk by Roger Bisgrove, Thringstone Village Hall, 2pm
Thu Dec 10th Christmas Lunch, Botcheston Village Hall, 12.30pm
For further information on any of the garden days contact Fran Johnson at
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Below are pictures from a recent Gardens event. More pictures are in the gallery.
Smisby Arboretum - Octobert 2019