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Programme 202o/2021

This years programme is quite varied and will hopefully appeal to members and visitors. Our indoor meetings are held in Dodford Village Hall, Priory Road, Dodford B61 9DD and open at 7.30pm with the talk or demonstration starting at 7.45pm. Complimentary tea or coffee and biscuits are available after the talk. The annual membership remains at £15.00 and visitors pay £3.00 per meeting.It is possible to become a member at any time of the year and the subscription fee is then calculated on a pro-rata basis.

A Summer Social Evening is organised in a member’s garden and there is always at least one group visit to a fairly local unknown garden.

September is when members and non members can exhibit their homegrown or home made produce in our Village Show. The Show Schedule is available on the website or telephone Penny on 07706 153618 for further information.

Wednesday 4th June - CANCELLED

Tour of Winterborne Gardens - Birmingham

  

Monday 13th July - CANCELLED

Saturday 1st August - CANCELLED

Fruit Pruning Workshop - Wade Muggleton

Saturday 5th September - CANCELLED

The Dodford Show

This is a competitive show with many classes for amateur growers, bakers, preservers and crafters. It is open to members and non members from the local area. There are cups to be won by members of the gardening club and WI and non- members can equally have a go to win a coloured card with a couple of classes having  prize money! There will be teas and home made cakes available, a raffle and plant sale. The Dodford Show Schedule is available here on this website or telephone Penny 07706 153618 for a printed copy or for further details

 

Monday 12th October - CANCELLED

A Year at Hill Close - Gary Leaver

Gary Leaver was until recently the Head Gardener at the Hill Close Gardens in Warwick. Gary will talk about the history and on going restoration of these unique Victorian allotment gardens.

Gary has taken over Avondale Nurseries and display garden which is full of rare and unusual plants from spring until autumn, with extensive collections of Geum, Geranium, Crocosmia, Agapanthus, Salvia, Eryngium and Helenium, and much more. Gary will be bringing along a selection of plants to sell.

 

Monday 9th November - CANCELLED

Shady Partners - Rob Cole

We will welcome back Rob Cole who will give lots of ideas on what to plant in Shady areas of the garden which tend to be difficult places to get right.

Monday 14th December - CANCELLED

 AGM

Monday 11th January

Conservatory and House Plants  - Phillip Aubury

House Plants are back in fashion! However, many of us are lacking knowledge in their care. Come and pick up plenty of tips from Phillip Aubury and maybe a new house plant to add to your collection. 

 

Monday 8th February

Hedgehogs - Willows Hedgehog Rescue

Hedgehogs, whose numbers are in rapid decline need our help. Come and find out how Willows Hedgehog Rescue rehabilitate these little animals and we as Gardeners can help them.

Monday 8th March

Veg for the Kitchen Garden - David Thornton

Spring is approaching so come and gain lots of information on vegetable growing from seed variety choice to the type of fertiliser to use. David Thornton from Select Seeds is an engaging speaker and very knowledgeable vegetable grower, come and learn from one of the best growers in the country. 

Seeds will be available to Buy.

Monday 12th April

A Year at Hill Close - Gary Leaver

Gary Leaver was until recently the Head Gardener at the Hill Close Gardens in Warwick. Gary will talk about the history and on going restoration of these unique Victorian allotment gardens.

Gary has taken over Avondale Nurseries and display garden which is full of rare and unusual plants from spring until autumn, with extensive collections of Geum, Geranium, Crocosmia, Agapanthus, Salvia, Eryngium and Helenium, and much more. Gary will be bringing along a selection of plants to sell.

Monday 10th May 

Growing Orchids in the Garden - Wilson Wall 

Dr Wilson Wall from Bewdley Orchids will share his knowledge of native orchids and how to introduce them into lawns, meadows and flower beds. Plants for Sale

 

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