“Gresgarth Hall Gardens: A Journey Through the Year”. A talk by Steve Halliwell, Wednesday, 12th Oct. 8pm

Posted September 23rd, 2016 by Mike Savage

 

"It's June at Gresgarth Hall"

“It’s June at Gresgarth Hall”

 

St Catherine’s Church Centre 8:00 pm upstairs room.  Refreshments will be available before the talk.

Members £2 non members £3

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Order your seed Potatoes and Onion sets

Posted September 20th, 2016 by Mike Savage

We now have our order form for seed potatoes and onion sets. Visit our Depot page to download information and the order form.

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End of Season Sale. 10% reductions on Composts

Posted September 20th, 2016 by Mike Savage

The depot is open every Sunday until the end of October. We are offering 10% off peat, composts and manures.

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Winter Bedding Plants

Posted August 25th, 2016 by Mike Savage

We now have our order form for winter bedding plants. Visit our Depot page to download information and the order form.

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74th Annual Flower Show 20th August St Catherine’s Church Centre

Posted August 25th, 2016 by Mike Savage

 

A poor show day for weather but excellent dahlias, roses and vegetable exhibits were present on the show benches. Handicrafts and photographic sections were well supported.

The Banksian medal, awarded to the exhibitor winning the most prize money in the horticultural classes and not won in the last two years, was won by Dave McDermot from our Society. This helped Dave win The Members Trophy.

The Stockport Advertiser Cup for Best in Show went to Bob Davies for his bowl of roses. He gained the most points in the rose section but, in addition, won all the prizes for chrysanthemums.

Dave Shaw from Denton was equally successful in the Dahlia section and won the trophy and medals.

Andrew Moakes from Wigan gained the most points in the vegetable classes and won the Wilkins trophy. However, Dave Shaw’s exhibit of 5 potatoes won him the N.V.S. Medal for best vegetable exhibit.

The Fuchsia Society Bronze medal was won by Dave McDermot and Tony McCarthy took the Crested Spoon. Dave also had the most points in the fuchsia classes.

Beverley Walford’s  3 Dahlias won her the Markham Trophy for  best entry by a novice.

In the domestic section Pauline Hinchliffe gained the most points and Mike Holloway’s Victoria sandwich was judged to be the best entry in these classes.

Liz Thomson won the trophy for best handicraft exhibit. The Best Photo was taken by M Bexley

The President’s trophy for best young person’s exhibit was won by Emily Hearn.

Many thanks to all our exhibitors, sponsors and visitors.

Mike Savage (Show Secretary)

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Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Lists

Posted March 9th, 2016 by Mike Savage

We now have chrysanthemum and dahlia cuttings available for order. Visit our Depot page for the xl spreadsheets.

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Depot Open Sundays,11:00 – 12:00, from February 7th

Posted February 4th, 2016 by Mike Savage

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Don’t Go to Sleep During Winter, a talk by Kevin Pratt, Wednesday, 10th February 8:00 pm

Posted January 27th, 2016 by Mike Savage

St Catherine’s Church Centre 8:00 pm upstairs room.  Refreshments will be available before the talk and raffle.

Members £2 non members £3

Plants for sale

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Around the Year with Clematis, a talk by Ron Kirkman Wednesday, January 13th 8:00 pm

Posted December 12th, 2015 by Mike Savage

St Catherine’s Church Centre 8:00 pm upstairs room.  Refreshments will be available before the talk and raffle.

Members £2 non members £3

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End of Season Sale. 10% reductions on Composts

Posted September 22nd, 2015 by Mike Savage

The depot is open every Sunday until the end of October. We are offering 10% off peat, composts and manures.

 

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