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Programme 2019
Programme 2019

Meetings are at 7:15 pm for 7:30 pm at Samlesbury War Memorial Hall unless otherwise stated.
Directions to Samlesbury War Memorial Hall, Cuerdale Lane, PR5 0UY        Map         Google map

From the M6 exit at junction 31, take the A 59 for Clitheroe.

After about 1 mile, move into right hand lane of dual carriageway. At first roundabout (by the Salmesbury Hotel, formerly called the Swallow Hotel - a white building on the left - and a filling station on the other side) double back onto A59 and immediately take left turn just past filling station onto B6230 Walton-le-Dale (Cuerdale Lane).

The venue is the first building on the right.

Note: not to be confused with Samlesbury Hall, which is further along the A677.
Monday 21 January 2019 'Winter gardens - Structure, form and seasonal interest'
Michael Myers   

Trentham Gardens

Sorbus 'Copper Kettle' (Harlow Carr)

An outstanding talk by Michael Myers on Winter gardens (21 Feb)

Betula utilis var. jacquemontii (Harlow Carr)

Monday 18 February 2019 'AGM and social evening'
Free Hot Pot Supper and Quiz
Monday 18 March 2019

'Pests and diseases'
Doug Stewart
Monday 15 April 2019 'Designing a bee-friendly border'
Maureen Little
Monday 20 May 2019

'The making of RHS Garden Bridgewater - Plans and progress'
Janice McGrath and Royston Futter
Saturday 25 May 2019 (10am - 4pm) HPS Plant sale
Bridge House, Bolton, BL2 3EU
Summer programme Garden visits
Sunday 5 May 2019 Coach trip to Ashwood nurseries with guided tour of John Massey's garden, 9am start from Samlesbury WMH. Bookings via Delphine.
Monday 17 June 2019 (evening visit) Crabtree Lane Gardens
79 Crabtree Lane, Burscough L40 0RW (Peter Curl)
27-28 July 2019 Chorley Show at Astley Park, Chorley
We are planning to exhibit again in 2019   
16-19 August 2019
Southport Flower Show
We are not planning to exhibit this year at Southport
Monday 30 September 2019 (Please note change of date) Coach trip to Harlow Carr, Harrogate
Monday 16 September 2019 'Gardening on walls and fences'
Janette Merillon
Monday 21 October 2019 'Gardening hall of fame '
Jane Allison
Monday 18 November 2019 'Gardeners' question time'
Monday 9 December 2019 Xmas party and Jacob's join supper
with demonstration of 'Floral art for Christmas'
by Sara Barrows
(Flowers with passion)

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