Meetings 2006 ( Meetings are at 7.30 pm at Samlesbury Memorial Hall unless otherwise stated)

From the M6 exit at junction 31, take the A 59 for Clitheroe. After about 1 mile, at the end of the dual carriageway and just before the traffic lights by the Swallow hotel (white building), and an Esso garage on the other side, take the right turning signed B6230 Walton-le-Dale (Cuerdale Lane). The venue is the first building on the right, and there is extra parking across the road in the waterworks.

Monday January 16, 2006
  AGM and Hot Pot Supper

Monday February 20, 2006   Peter Holden: 'The Campanula Family'

Monday March 20, 2006  Graham Iddon: 'Cottage Garden Flowers'

Monday April 24, 2006  Brian Dockerill: 'Small Plants Under Tall Trees'

Monday May 15, 2006  Diana Standeven: 'The Creation of Smithy Cottage Garden and its Plants'

Saturday May 20, 2006 ANNUAL PLANT SALE, St. Mary's Parish Church Hall, Cop Lane, Penwortham, 10am - 2pm


June, July and August: Summer Visits and Open Gardens

Monday September 18, 2006   John Trinder: 'Grasses for the Garden'

Monday October 16, 2006    Alison Davies: '20th Century Designing Ladies'

Monday November 20, 2006   Dilys Davies: 'Bulley of Ness and his Plantfinders'

Please enter these dates in your diary.

Visitors are welcome to our meetings upon payment of £1.

Meetings 2004
Meetings 2005
Meetings 2007


Full house for Graeme Iddon's superb talk on cottage garden flowers   © Maggie Towse
Dilys Davies with Brian Dockerill before his fascinating talk on woodland gardening
© Maggie Towse

Diana Standeven gave us an inspirational talk on Smithy Cottage Garden and its plants