The canal gardens, Roundhay
All meetings are held on Monday afternoon
|15 January||Travels with a gardener
|Bob is a popular volunteer speaker with the National Trust and we have invited him back again – this time to talk about his travels.||2pm at MASSC |
|19 February||The show must go on
Nick Smith, Director of Harrogate Shows
|A light-hearted look behind the scenes at the Harrogate Spring and Autumn shows.||2pm at MASSC |
|19 March||Growing fruit in containers
|Hilary is from the Northern Fruit Group and will be talking to us about how to get the best out of growing fruit in small spaces and containers.||2pm at MASSC |
|16 April||All I ever wanted to do was grow plants
|One nusrserywoman's musings about setting up a hardy plant nursery from scratch.||2pm at MASSC |
|21 May||The Arium
Leeds City Council
|A visit to the new LCC Nurseries at The Arium, Thorner Lane, Leeds. This is a new and state of the art complex.
The tour will take about 1 hour during which time we will be shown the production equipment in use, walk through the growing zones, and talk through the Nursery's history and role in the City of Leeds.
|1.30pm at the Arium, or 12.45 at MASSC for car sharing (£2 donation to driver for lifts).
The tour is free. It will be followed by tea and cake at a cost of £4.99.
|18 June||Littlethorpe Manor||A visit to this wonderful 11 acre garden. We will have a guided tour and the price includes teas and homemade cakes. [Last visited in 2013.]||12.15pm to leave by 12.30pm at MASSC.
Cost £10.50. Lifts £3 to driver.
|16 July|| The Jungle Garden
Gledhow Wood Avenue, Leeds
|This will include a guided tour at 2.00pm and refreshments of Pimms or orange juice, generous nibbles – melon, Parma ham, cold meats etc. Please let us know of any dietary requirements. Tea and coffee are not available.||The cost will be £9.
Please meet at MASSC at 1.30pm.
Lifts – £1 to driver
|20 August||No meeting|
|15 October||Shandy Hall and Gardens
|Chris will give a talk outlining the background and history to Shandy Hall and then a pictorial guide of the garden.||2pm at MASSC
Cost £4 per person
|19 November||Living with a National Plant Collection
|Don will be back with another interesting talk – this time about his collection of euphorbias.||2pm at MASSC |
|10 December||AGM and Christmas get-together||To review this year's programme and ideas for 2019.||12.00 at MASSC |
£5 including buffet and mulled wine
Visit to High Hall, Steeton, 19 June 2017