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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2022

Make sure we can contact you when we get going again by emailing denis@battisfordgardeningclub.org.uk

Events take place at 7.30pm at Battisford Community Centre, Straight Road, Battisford IP14 2HP unless otherwise stated.

For more details of Battisford and District Gardening Club contact Denis Wicking, Field Cottage, Straight Road, IP14 2HP 01449 770980  

Monday 7th February : The Wonderful World of Snowdrops. Speaker Chris Wylie.

An insight into the obsessions of a Galanthophile, demonstrating everything from how to extend the flowering period of your Snowdrops, through to choosing exceptional varieties without having to remortgage your home! You will be virtually transported to some stunning gardens where the borders become blankets of snow, as well as providing some inspiration into companion planting for interest in the garden all winter long.

Monday  7th March: Combs Vineyard. Speaker Catherine Scarff of Scarff’s Farms - A discussion on the lifecycle of a vineyard. 

From the initial vine establishment and following the vine through the seasons. I will be discussing the importance of every stage in caring for vines. The considerations that need to be taken, the processes we take to look after our vines and how we prepare for the winery to receive our fruit.

Monday 4th April: Vegetables? Speaker Matthew Oliver . Hyde Hall.

Monday 9th May (nb second Monday) TBC

Monday 13th June: (second Monday)Visit to Hillside Garden Semer. (IP7 6HN) Meet there at 6.30pm. £7.00 to include talk about the garden and workhouse and homemade cakes and teas.

Saturday 2nd July: Battisford and Combs Fete. Battisford Village Green.

Monday 4th July: TBC

July/August Dates to be confirmed: Paul Hansord and Jackie Collings Open Gardens in aid of Charities.  

Monday 5th September: Tour of Combs Vineyard (TBC)

Monday 3rd October : AGM  plus Speaker.

Monday 7th November : Soil Health and tree planting. Speaker Chris Knock.

Monday 5th December : Quiz and social.

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