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Black Pear Gardening Club

Programme 2021

Zoom will continue during current conditions - opening at 2.15 and starting at 2.30 pm


February
2021

Saturday 27th not the usual 3rd Saturday
Illustrated Talk English Roses by Michael Morris of David Austin Roses
Garden Roses, their history and how to use them in the garden

 
March
2021

Saturday 20th
Illustrated Talk The Curious History of Vegetables by Bill Laws

About Our Speaker :
The author of Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History, Bill Laws
takes a light-hearted look at the back-story to our vegetables it is anything but mundane. From guinea gardens to GM seeds, and from aphrodisiacs to naked allotment holders, no stone is left unturned.


 
April
2021

Saturday 17th
Illustrated Talk Gardening & Photography by Brian Skeys
...with some music (The Life of Brian)

This slide show is based on my blog brimfields.com Within it, I cover my experiences as both an ‘Amateur’ gardener and photographer. We visit The University of Oxford Botanic Garden, The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Dr Karl-Heinz Hubbers garden in Germany The Palace Gardens of Het Loo in the Netherlands also an award-winning Worcestershire garden, ending with photographs and films showing some of the flowers in our garden and the wildlife that visit, sharing it with us as we prepare to open for the Village Church and the National Garden Scheme.

 
May
2021

Saturday 15th
Plant Sale and Illustrated Talk Creating Beautiful Borders by Laura Willgoss

 
June
2021

Saturday 19th
Visit to Wharf House & Cottage Herbery, Tenbury Wells

 
September
2021

Saturday 18th
Illustrated Talk Journey into Horticulture by Samantha Hopes

 
October
2021

Saturday 16th
Illustrated Talk The Garden at Stockton Bury by Tamsin Westhorpe

 
November
2021

Saturday 20th
AGM & Illustrated Talk Hydrangeas by Sally Gregson
(Hall booked for an extra 30 minutes for Sally to sell plants