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The Open Gardens,in conjunction with Holyrood Church ,was held on Sunday 17th June. Although the weather wasn’t  at its best, it was comfortable to walk around and 96 visitors from near & far enjoyed the impressive and varied displays on show at the 17 gardens & allotments . They also were tempted by delicious teas and cakes, together with a bric a brac & book stall at the Church Centre.

 Very big thank you to all involved in making this a hugely enjoyable day.

The Club’s annual BBQ was held on 17th July when 54 members & guests enjoyed a jolly get together. Our thanks to everyone involved & to Lesley Gasson for opening her garden for the evening.

We do not have a meeting in August as the Abbotsbury visit  been moved to Thursday 13rh September; hopefully  the traffic chaos around Abbotsbury will have eased by then!!. Please contact our secretary Muriel Portugal (269912) for more information.

Our meetings in The Portman Hall will resume on 18th September with a talk on “Plant propagation taking cuttings”.Usual time of 7-30pm. We look forward to welcoming everyone, including new members!

Tim Kennard
Chairman.     

 

   
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