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‘Where gardening is bordering on a passion’
Welcome to the
Lancashire & Northwest
 Cottage Garden Society

EVENTS

Sunday 9th June 2019 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Garden Visit to Clemley House, Well Lane, Duddon Common,Tarporley,CW6 0HG  Home of Sue & Tom Makin


Admission, Tea & Cake Entrance cost  to be advised

A 2 acre organic, wildlife friendly, gold award winning cottage garden. Features include orchard, 3 wildlife ponds, wild flower meadow, fruit and veg areas, badger sett, rose pergola, gazebo, summer house, barn owl and many other nests and bat boxes.


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27th -28th July Chorley Flower Show in Astley Park, Chorley, PR7 1XA


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August 15th - 18th Southport Flower Show


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Wednesday 18th September 2019

“The Undercover Gardener” by Barry Grain


Members:  £1.50, non-members: £3.00, including refreshments.

Raffle and plant sales table

Indoor plants have generally come back into fashion, from the succulent revival to the current millennial obsession with tropical house plants. Whatever the size of your  collection, a few pots on a windowsill or a well –stocked conservatory, providing the right growing conditions is important for the plants to thrive.

Barry is Head Gardener at Cholmondeley Castle and will help us to make the most of our indoor plants.


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Wednesday 16th October 2019

“Travels to Canada” by Andrew Tumilty


Members:  £1.50, non-members: £3.00, including refreshments.

 Raffle and plant sales table.

Andrew has been growing ornamental plants from an early age, even selling home-grown bedding plants and baskets outside his parents’ house while still at school. This passion then led to his setting up Sunnyfields in Hightown in 2002 and members will remember his great enthusiasm and commitment to developing this business which he described to us when he first spoke to our group last October. This is the sequel talk which tells of his travels on a horticultural grant with his sister Anna discovering various ways of enhancing plant production.


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Wednesday 20th November 2019

“Rock Gardens, Currant Buns or Naturalistic Sculptures” by Michael Myers

Members:  £1.50, non-members: £3.00, including refreshments.

Raffle and plant sales table.

Many of us incorporate a rock garden into some part of our garden. Michael Myers a horticultural lecturer from Craven College, Harrogate will trace the history and development of rock gardens, their different types and suggest suitable plants to be included in them.


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Wednesday 18th December 2019

Christmas Social, Buffet and talk “Amazing Amazonia” by Peter Wiseman. Details to be confirmed.

Last December Peter visited one the last great unexplored regions of the world, the Peruvian Amazon. Travelling deep into the protected Pacaya-Samiria Reserve he had the opportunity to experience the abundant wildlife and natural beauty of Amazonia, learning about their ecosystems, wildlife habitats, botany, and cultural traditions

PROGRAMME FOR 2019

Unless otherwise stated all events are at Haskayne Village Hall starting at 7.30pm.

Haskayne Village Hall’s address is 109 School Lane, Haskayne, nr Ormskirk, Lancs L39 7JE (off A5147)