Category Archive: Garden Club

Aug 02

Ludlow Garden Club – July 2018

On Wednesday 15th August there is an opportunity to visit the Hereford Cathedral Gardens. Led by a team of volunteers and gardeners at the Cathedral, the “Secret Gardens ” tour explores the environs of the Cathedral site from medieval times to the present day with behind the scenes access to gardens not normally open to …

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Mar 31

Ludlow Garden Club – Mar 2018

Monty Don was hopeful that he had seen the last of the snow…. little did he know what was going to happen two or three days later. I hope by the time you read this Spring will have sprung in earnest! You may have found that sadly some replenishments are need to fill in gaps …

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Mar 01

Ludlow Garden Club – Feb 2018

On Wednesday March 21st Marion Stainton will be speaking on “The Spring Garden”. I think our gardens have had a hard time this winter so everything has been put to the test. Colour is gradually making an appearance, but you might find new ideas and advice. The meeting starts at 7.30 pm at the St. …

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Jan 30

Ludlow Garden Club – Jan 2018

“Gardening for wildlife” is the theme for next month’s meeting on Wednesday 21st February at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Peters Parish Centre. As we are well aware our wild life needs our support ALL year but there are plants that we can grow to both our benefits ! I have been rewarded this year …

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Nov 18

Ludlow Garden Club – Nov 2017

Conception to Chaos at Aulden Farm from Alun and Jill Whitehead who are the speakers at the meeting on Wednesday 18th November at 7;30 p. m at St. Peter’s Centre in Ludlow. I expect many of you have been to this garden just beyond Leominster that has the National collection of Hemerocallis and Siberian Iris . In …

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Sep 24

Ludlow Garden Club – Oct 2017

We are now into our winter quarters at the St. Peters Church Hall in Ludlow for the first of our meetings on Wednesday 18th October at 7:30 p.m., when we will have a talk by Ed Smith on Japanese Maples, for those lucky enough to grow them in their gardens. I have mine in a …

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Jul 17

July 2017

On Wednesday 19th July we shall be visiting Upton Cressett Hall Nr Bridgnorth . This is an Elizabethan moated timbered manor house built around the 15th century – with a turreted gate house ! It was restored by William Cash in 1969 after it had fallen into a “sleeping beauty “decline. The price of the …

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May 29

Ludlow Garden Club – June 2017

On Wednesday June 21st there is a golden opportunity to visit The Cottage Herbery, just beyond Tenbury which is not normally open to the public. Kim Hurst is well known in the field of growing quality herbs, having won many R.H.S. medals including 2 coveted Chelsea gold. We hope to take a good number to …

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May 29

Ludlow Garden Club – May 2017

We have now moved out of our winter quarters in St Peters and now taking the opportunity to visit gardens in our County and a little further. On Wednesday 17th May we will be going to Guilden Down Cottage Garden near Clun. This is a one acre garden that has taken 13 years to develop. …

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Nov 27

Ludlow Garden Club – Nov 2016

December is our Christmas supper which is on Saturday 3rd December BUT we return to our meetings on Wednesday 18th January 2017 to hear Mark Pavier talk on the “Year round shrub garden “. I personally am into shrub gardening so I will hope to pick up some ideas – it may help others. The …

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