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Horticulture

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

Contact

Hon. Secretary: Mrs. Sheila Franks
Tel: 01625−572057
email

Show Secretary: Mrs. Joyce Burton
Tel: 01625−572668

The Bollington & District Horticultural Society meets at 7.30 pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month (unless otherwise stated) at The Community Centre, Ovenhouse Lane, Bollington SK10 5EY. Members £l.50 Non-Members £3.00. Subscriptions due in January.

We hold a Spring Show in March each year. The schedule is obtainable via the link below but only once it is published a few weeks before the show, or from the Secretary. Non-members always welcome at meetings.


Annual Show 2020

Spring Show will be held on Saturday 14th March 2020 at Bollington Civic Hall. SCHEDULE

Autumn Show – please note that there will be no show in September 2020

For more information call 01625−420248 or email.

Meetings programme

  1. A Partnership with the Alpine Garden Society, Thursday 16th January 2020
    Bob Worsley with the story of cyclamens, hepaticas and snow drops.
  2. AGM and Chrysanthemums, Thursday 20th February 2020
    Trevor Lawrence co-owner of Chrysanthemums Direct will instruct us how to grow, propagate and produce fantastic blooms.
  3. Fifty fourth Spring Show, Saturday 14th March 2020
    Bollington & District Horticultural Society & Flower Club Show
    at the Civic Hall, Bollington. 2–4.00pm.
  4. Dunham Massey, Thursday 19th March 2020
    Emily Chandler, Head Gardener will give us a brief history of the gardens and talk about the winter garden and the gardens through the seasons.
  5. To Be Arranged, Thursday 16th April 2020.
  6. Plantagogo – Chelsea Gold Medal winners in Crewe, Thursday 14th May 2020.
    Afternoon trip with a tour of this nursery followed by a drink and cakes. Cost £8.50 per head + the cost of the coach.
    This nursery specialises in heuchera, heucherella, tiarella and other perennials.
  7. Heritage Roses and Unusual Perennials, Thursday 21st May
    A talk by Jean Haywood from Woodseaves, a specialist plant nursery.
  8. Day trip to Breezy Knees, Yorkshire. Date in June to be arranged.
  9. To be arranged. Thursday 16th July 2020.
  10. Trip to Southport Flower Show, Thursday 20th August 2020.
  11. To be arranged. Thursday 17th September 2020.
  12. Stella Exley’s Journey to Chelsea, Thursday 15th October 2020
    Stella from Hare Spring Cottage Plants holds the National Collection of Camassias.
  13. Lower Moss Wood Nature Reserve, Thursday 19th November 2020
    A talk by Ray Jackson, ‘The Hedgehog Man’.
  14. Christmas Dinner, Thursday 3rd December 2020.