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Thursday, 25 August 2011

August Coach Trip

Members were meant to visit Killerton House & Gardens this month but it was changed at the last moment and instead the coach went to Otter Nurseries & Sidmouth for the day.

Photos by Val Payne:

Friday, 12 August 2011

The new season starts soon

On Tuesday 30th August our guest speaker will be Roger Stuckey from Exmouth who will be giving us an illustrated talk on "A Miscellany of Bulbs".  The meeting starts at 7.30pm at The Memorial Hall, Angel Hill.  Non members fee £1.

Monica will be collecting Flower Show entry forms as the closing date for entries is the next day!

The Aututmn Flower Show is on Saturday 3rd September at The New Hall, Barrington Street.  Exhibitors can start staging from 9am to 10.45am.  The show is open to the public at 2 o'clock.

There will refreshments and a produce stall so why not come along and look at the exhibits and enjoy a cuppa, a piece of homemade cake and a chat.  It is free to enter if you are member and only 50p for non members.

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Still places left on the trip to Otter Nurseries & Killerton

Monica tells me that there a few places left on the trip to Killerton with a stop at Otter Nurseries next Thursday - the 18th - if anyone is interested. 

Please contact Monica on the telephone number on your card if you are interested.

Friday, 5 August 2011

Gardening Questions at Rackenford Manor on Tuesday 9th August 2011

The Event is in aid of Mid Devon Day Hospice – Post Hill, Tiverton

Gardening Questions at Rackenford Manor on Tuesday 9th August 2011.

Gardens open from 4.30pm. Gardening questions answered by panel of experts hosted by Sarah Chester of BBC Radio Devon and Anne Swithinbank, gardening writer and broadcaster, also featuring Michael Hickson, former Head Gardener at Knightshayes and the winner o f the RHS Victoria Medal of Honor.

Gardens open from 4.40pm

Your questions answered from 6.30 – 8.00pm in marquee.

Bring a picnic to enjoy in the garden or marquee.

Pay Bar 6.00pm – 9.30pm

Light live music by the Revellers ( a trio) 8.00pm – 9.30pm

 Tickets £10 to include complimentary drink. Available either from Hospiscare, telephone 01392 688020 or from any of the Hospice Charity shops or from
Elizabeth d'Erlanger
Hensleigh Cottage, Tiverton, Devon EX16 5NH | Tel: 01884 254653