ODGC News - September 2012
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All those who helped at the August
Show. It would not be possible without you.
Julie Alviti, Jane Lacey and Cathy
Fewlass for preparing this evening's refreshments.
All those who won prizes at the
Annual Show in August.
A full list is on
the web site - click on
August 2012 Show Winners.
|The speaker this month is |
|his subject is |
“Growing Sweet Peas”
Once again, we have arranged our
Club lunch at the Village Hall, Titley.
The date for your diaries is SUNDAY, 4TH NOVEMBER, 2012.
Forms are available on the web and
also from Jennifer Kelley in the hall this evening.
Please make your selections from
the menu and return your forms together with a cheque (payable to Orleton &
District Gardening Club) to Jennifer either at this month's meeting or before Tuesday, 23rd
October at the latest. Jennifer Kelley,
2 Ashley Walk, Orleton, Ludlow, SY8 4HD.
Grow” - Morrison Vouchers
From now until 28th October 2012, Morrison’s
Supermarkets are issuing
“Let's Grow” vouchers.
For every £10 you spend in-store, you'll receive a voucher which schools
can collect and redeem for brand new gardening equipment, including seeds,
spades and greenhouses.
If you are not already supporting
a school by saving your vouchers, please collect as many vouchers as possible
and hand them in to one of the Gardening Club committee members and we will
ensure they are passed on to Orleton School. Vouchers should be handed in by the October meeting or ensure they reach a committee member by 8th
We need more volunteers for
preparing the tea/coffee after each meeting.
The rota will be circulated this evening. Please sign!
Have you changed your address,
telephone number or email?
If you have moved or changed your telephone number or email
address would you please notify the membership secretary, Trisha Clanzy-Hodge
so that she can keep the records up to date.
Trisha can be reached on 01568-780479 or by email at email@example.com
RHS Membership offer
The RHS has offered a reduction of 30 percent in the cost of
membership for the first year, for members of an affiliated society/club, plus
a £5 voucher to spend in an RHS plant centre or shop, plus £5 to our Club. This offer is open until the end of January
Payment must be by direct debit. RHS Harlow Carr
Individual membership is £35.70
Joint membership (adults at the same address) is £51
Benefits of membership - unlimited free visits to 80 gardens
all the year, personalised gardening advice and a monthly copy of the RHS
magazine "The Garden". Also
you are allowed free entrance with a family guest to RHS gardens.
Discounted fees for shows and courses are also available.
If you are interested get a form from Monica or call 01568
Thompson & Morgan Catalogues
T&M Catalogues available tonight with discount increased to 55% for
seeds and remaining at 15% for everything else, including Chempak
products. Please read carefully the
notes attached to the catalogues and hand the orders into the Club,
do not send
them direct to T&M.
The first order will be sent in at the end of October, with further
orders placed as and when they reach more than £25
Brimfield Gardening Club, a special meeting with Toby Buckland
Gardening Club is holding a special meeting on Monday 19th November when the
guest speaker will be Toby Buckland.
subject will be ‘Keeping a succession of
flowering in your garden all year round’.
will be bringing his latest book and will also have plants from his nursery for
£7 per person, contact Carole Dowding on 01584 711743 or Carole953@live.co.uk
30th October Helena
Gerrish - High Glanau
4th November Club Lunch, Titley Village Hall
Grant - Walled Kitchen Gardens