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Bridport & District gardening Club has been in existence, under different titles, from the late 1920s. Currently we have membership of nearly 500 households.

Monthly members’ meetings are held at 7.30pm on Thursday evenings in the Women’s Institute Hall, North Street, Bridport. The meetings are also open to non-members (£2 entrance fee).

Membership entitles a discount on garden-related goods from Groves Nurseries.

The Club Secretary and contact is Mrs Kit Hughes, tel 01308 301438 https://www.bridportgardeningclub.co.uk/

kith123@hotmail.co.uk

The programme for the rest of the year is as follows:

All Talks held at the WI Hall, North Street, Bridport at 7.30 pm
Thursday 20th February ‘Plant Hunters & Pioneers’

Caradoc Doy

Flower Show

Saturday 28th March

 

Held at United Church Hall

East Street, Bridport from 12.00 noon to 3.00 pm

A “village” show in town – floral arrangements, spring flowers, veg, fruit, jams, arts and crafts. If you’d like to enter, download a form from the website or ring Ann Brown on 01308 424055.

Light refreshments served, including sandwiches and quiches, teas and coffees. Plants stall outside from 9.30 am.

Thursday 16th April ‘Dahlias and Chrysanthemums’

Bryan Madders

Thursday 21st May ‘Dorset Lavender Farm Project’

Jo O’Connelly

Thursday 18th June ‘Gardening on Clay and Shady Spaces’

Martin Young

Thursday 16th July ‘Dutch Flower Painters’

Pam Simpson

Saturday 5th September

(see March Show for details)

Late Summer Show
Thursday 17th September ‘Unusual Plants of the Canary Islands

Ben Candlin

 

Thursday 15th October

‘History and Development of the Daffodil’

Gwynne Davies

Thursday 19th November ‘The Hedgehog Predicament’

Colin Varndell

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