Links

Here you will find links to local garden centres and nurseries that offer club members a discount; details of gardens where the club has recently organised visits; links to local and national organisations that gardeners and local residents may find of interest.

OUR FIRST LINK OF 2021 IS TO A HIGHLY RECOMMENDED LOCAL GARDENER Harriets Plants WHO PROVIDES A FULL RANGE OF GARDENING SERVICES AS WELL AS INDOOR PLANTS AND WARES

Member Discounts

The following nurseries kindly offer discounts to club members, the last two (which are online only) by entering the code during checkout:

 

Other Organisations

  • The village hall where we hold our meeting is
    cwagvh.co.uk
  • Plant Hunters’ Fairs
    Throughout the year Plant Hunters’ Fairs hold specialist plant fairs at lovely gardens and locations from Preston to Birmingham and The Wirral to the Lincolnshire Wolds. Many highly respected nurseries can be found at these fairs and they make a great visit for gardeners.
    Full information of the fairs and the nurseries attending may be found on the Plant Hunters’ Fairs Website.
    planthuntersfairs.co.uk/index.htm
  • Open Gardens
    Many villages and towns hold open garden events details of events are listed by County here in the National Directory of Open Gardens.
    opengardens.co.uk/open_gardens_county_list.php
  • Staffordshire Association of Garden Guilds
    We are affiliated to this Association has in excess of 30 gardening guild/club members. Prior to the pandemic they held Spring and Summer shows every year, but these are currently suspended.
    sites.google.com/site/staffordshiregardenguilds/home
  • Tender Shoots Garden Club Network During the enforced pandemic break, we were able to offer our members the opportunity to attend a wide range of Zoom meetings courtesy of the  Tender Shoots Garden Club Network. These Zoom talks are continuing and details can be found on our programme page.
  • National Garden Scheme (Yellow Book Gardens) This is a national scheme where individuals open their gardens to the public in aid of charities supported by the scheme. Details of the gardens open are available on their website: ngs.org.uk/

Speakers

Here are links to our 2018 speakers’ websites, speakers from 2019 onwards have links included in our monthly blogs following their talks:

http://dmwoodmasterthatcher.co.uk/

http://www.alpinegardensociety.net/

https://www.plantagogo.com/

https://www.thedrurys.com/index.php

http://www.craighousecacti.co.uk/

http://www.hazlescrossfarmnursery.co.uk/index.html

http://www.joycebullockgardendesign.co.uk/index.php

And here are Valerie & David Chant’s autumn recipes:

Pickled Spiced Blackberries

Tomato Relish

Pickled Tomatoes

Lemon Curd

Soda Bread

Spiced Pickled Crab Apples

This was our 2018 Christmas social evening entertainment: https://nickdewhurst.com/nick-dewhurst-band/