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Gardening Club

The thriving Bollington & District Gardening Club holds a Spring Show in March each year, as well as regular monthly meetings.

Contact

Chairman: Steve Fry 
Tel: 01625 430065
email:bollingtongardening@hotmail.com

Show Secretary & Treasurer: Mrs. Joyce Burton
Tel: 01625 572668
email: bollingtongardening@hotmail.com

The Bollington & District Gardening Club meets at 7.30 pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month (unless otherwise stated) at The Community Centre, Ovenhouse Lane, Bollington SK10 5EY. The annual subscription of £10 is due in January. For each meeting members pay £2 and non-members £3.50. Non-members are always welcome at meetings.

We hold a Spring Show in March each year. The schedule is obtainable via the link below or from the Show Secretary. 


Spring Show 2023

Photos from the show

The Spring Show returns this year on Saturday 16th March 2024, at the Civic Hall, Palmerston Street, Bollington.
This year there is a difference. We have decided not to award prize money, consequently there is no entry fee so it is FREE to enter. Certificates will still be awarded to the first, second and third prize winners.

2024 Schedule.
Open to the public from 2.00pm to 3.45pm
Trophies will be presented at 3.45pm by the Mayor, Cllr. Helen Ellwood.
You do NOT have to be a member to enter any of the classes listed in the Schedule
but entries must be received by 9.00pm Wednesday prior to the show at the latest. Entries 
will NOT be accepted after this time, nor on the day of the show,
Children’s entries do not have to registered and should be brought to the Civic Hall on the day of the Show. Entry form.

To register your entries you can post the entry form, email bollingtongardening@hotmail.com or simply call Joyce on 01625−572668. She will provide you with all the information you need. Schedule

Meetings programme

GARDENING EVENTS PLANNED FOR 2024

The Bollington and District Gardening Club meets at 7:30pm on the third Thursday of each month (unless otherwise stated) at The Community Centre, Ovenhouse Lane, Bollington, Cheshire. SK10 5EY.
Entry: Members £2 Non-members £3:50
Please remember that your subscription of £10 for 2024 is due in January.

  1. Keeping Pests at Bay the natural way. (by video link) Pippa Greenwood
    Thursday 18th January
     
  2. AGM and The Poison Garden Ray Jordan
    Thursday 15th February

  3. Fifty Seventh Spring Show at the Civic Hall, Bollington
    Saturday 16th March

  4. “LOW MAINTENANCE TECHNIQUES” Reduce the workload, Darren Rudge
    Thursday 18th April

  5. Visit to RHS Harlow Garden
    Thursday 16th May 2024

  6. “Myths and Mysteries of Organic Gardening” Sally Smith    
    Thursday 20th June

  7. Visit to Wollerton Old Hall half day, afternoon trip
    Wednesday 3rd July
                  
  8. Visit to Holden Clough Nursery and Gresgarth Hall Gardens.
    Sunday 11th August

  9. Propagation Workshop ZDENĚK VALKOUN Head Gardener Dorothy Clive Garden Thursday 15th August
  10. Roses – cultivation garden use Liam Beddall, Senior Consultant David Austin Roses
    Thursday 19th September

  11. “Sweet Peas for Everyone” Sarah Haisley
    Thursday 17th October

  12. Cacti and Succulents Jo Adderley, DJA plants
    Thursday 21st November

  13. Christmas Dinner             
    Thursday 5th December