The Greenfingers Group
Now in our 33nd year, we have a membership drawn not only from our immediate villages but also from Hillington, Middleton and King’s Lynn.
Since 2006 we have taken part in the Sandringham Flower Show with a small garden in the gardening clubs and societies class. So far have a tally of ten Gold Medals (six of them also Best in Show).
The Annual Horticultural Show in September is an opportunity to showcase the many talents of our members in growing garden produce, home baking and
preserving, varied handicrafts, art and photography.
We also welcome and encourage the residents of our villages to take part and demonstrate their skills. There are special classes for children under 16. In addition, we support local charities (such as Tapping House, Remap, Little Discoverers, Blood Bikes) with funds raised at plant sales and our annual show. We hold a Plant and Cake Sale in late May and a Christmas Wreath Workshop in December has proved very popular. We are a friendly group who enjoy a bit of a mardle over coffee and biscuits and welcome new members and visitors.
Membership is still £10 per annum and offers great value for money. Visitors are always welcome at £2 per session.
For further details contact Cynthia Jackson (01485 601210)
We meet at 7 for 7.30 pm in the Village Hall, Pott Row on the second Tuesday of each month (except January).
Programme – Sample
January No meeting
February My Journey to Chelsea – Tamara Bridges
March Dahlias – Donny Andrews
April Spring Show and Supper
Classes: 3 Daffodils, 3 Dwarf Daffodils, 3 Tulips (1 variety)
3 Tulips (mixed variety), Vase of Spring Flowers.
May A Year in the Cut Flower Garden – Gabriel’s Garden, Gissing
June Happy Houseplants – Geoff Hodges.
June Day visit to a garden – Date and venue TBA
July Evening Visit to a garden – Venue TBA
July Sandringham Flower Show
August Hardy Exotics – Colin Ward from Swine’s Meadow Nursery
September Annual Horticultural Show
The Village Hall, Pott Row. Open to the public from 2.00 pm.
October Gardening for Wildlife – Simon Harrap from Natural Surroundings
November AGM – Iris, Simon Dodsworth
December Members’ Christmas Social Evening