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13th September 2017

 

September  2017     Top

September  9th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Mel is giving a talk on "Autumn containers using bulbs", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
September  12th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. Members Show, viewing from 6.30pm, at Canolfan y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon. Contact Secretary well in advance if you have anything to show and you are a member. Staging times and Show Schedule on website www.caeathrogardeningclub.org.uk £1 entry, includes refreshments and cake. CGC
September  12th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A talk on "Cyclamen in cultivation and in the wild" by Vic Aspland, President of the Cyclamen Society, from 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, opposite is Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
September  13th  Wednesday PH - Committee 2:30
September  16th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A Guest Speaker, talking on bees, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
September  19th  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. A talk "Gardeners' Question Time" with various Panelists. Details later. Doors open from 7:00pm, talk starts at 7.30pm, Holywell Community Centre (by Leisure Centre and Library), North Road, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7TQ. Raffle, members' plant sales, nurseries, refreshments. Visitors £3, members free. HPS-CG
September  23rd  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. "Helping wildlife", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
September  30th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. "Lawn care", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
September  10th  Saturday Cymdeithas Garddio Dyffryn Nantlle Flower Show, 2pm - 4:30pm, at the Memorial Hall, Penygroes, south of Caernarfon. Adults £1.50, Children 50p. This is the 40th Anniversary
September  14th  Wednesday Alpine Garden Society - North Wales Group. A talk by Vic Aspland on "Trees and shrubs for the small garden", at Llandygai Village Hall, near Bangor, at 7:00pm. Any queries please contact Pam Boardman 01268 831194  e-mail pandp@globalnet.co.uk AGS-NWG

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October  7th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Subject TBC, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
October  7th   Saturday Friends of Treborth Botanic Garden Autumn Plant Sale, 10am till 12:30 at Treborth Botanic Garden, turn left immediately before going over the Menai Bridge and follow the road for about half a mile. Annuals, perennials, herbs and house plants. No charge for entry. Refreshments. FTBG
October  7th   Saturday Friends of Treborth Botanic Garden Fungus Foray. 13:30-17:00 at Treborth Botanic Garden, turn left immediately before going over the Menai Bridge and follow the road for about half a mile. Bring a basket. No charge for entry. Refreshments for sale. FTBG
October  10th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A talk on "Usual and unusual vegetables" by Kate Mortimer, at Canolfan y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon, starts 7pm. There is also a competition "Autum colour in the garden". Raffle and refreshments. CGC
October  10th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A talk on "A Hardy Planters Winter Survival Kit" by Don Witton, from 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, LL18 5PU. Opposite is Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
October  14th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Guest Speaker, Kate Mortimer, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
October  17th  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. A talk on "They think it's all over - Autumn colour in the garden" by Stuart Dixon, doors open from 7:00pm, talk starts at 7.30pm, Holywell Community Centre (by Leisure Centre and Library), North Road, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7TQ. Raffle, members' plant sales, nurseries, refreshments. Visitors £2, members free. HPS-CG
October  21st  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. "Rotten gardening", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
October  28th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Subject TBC, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
October  12th  Wednesday Alpine Garden Society - North Wales Group. A talk by Rannveig and Bob Wallis on "Turkish delights", at Llandygai Village Hall, near Bangor, at 7:00pm. Any queries please contact Pam Boardman 01268 831194  e-mail pandp@globalnet.co.uk AGS-NWG
October  29th  Saturday Cymdeithas Garddio Dyffryn Nantlle Autumn Show, 2pm - 4:30pm, at the Memorial Hall, Penygroes, south of Caernarfon. Adults £1.50, Children 50p

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November  4th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Subject TBC, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
November  11th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Guest Speaker, "Growing on allotments", by Chris Newsham, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
November  14th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A talk on "Hotbed cultivation", by Jack First, at Canolfan y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon, starts 7pm. Raffle and refreshments. CGC
November  14th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A talk on "Bodnant Gardens - an update of exciting new developments and existing projects", by John Rippin, Head Gardener at Bodnant Gardens, from 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, LL18 5PU. Opposite is Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
November  18th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. "Christmas Houseplants", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
November  21st  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. "Potterton's Nursery Quiz" with Rob Potterton, with Special Spot Prizes, doors open from 7:00pm, talk starts at 7.30pm, Holywell Community Centre (by Leisure Centre and Library), North Road, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7TQ. Raffle, members' plant sales, nurseries, refreshments. Visitors £2, members free. HPS-CG
November  25th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Christmas Quiz and Prizes, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
November  9th   Wednesday Alpine Garden Society, North Wales group. Talk by John Good on "Plants, people and places in the Pyranees", from 7:30pm, at Llandygai Village Hall, near Bangor. Refreshments. Any queries please contact Pam Boardman 0126831194  e-mail pandp@globalnet.co.uk  

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December  2017     Top

Most gardening clubs don't have a December talks or have a Christmas meal aimed mainly at the members.

December  2nd  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Guest Speaker, Susan Humphries, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and salads till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
December  12th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A "Seasonal Demonstration", at Canolfan Y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon, starts 7pm. There is also a Christmas Competition "a doorstep decoration". Raffle and refreshments. CGC

January  2018      Top

January  9th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A talk on "Conservation work with endangered African plants" by Robbie Blackhall-Miles, at Canolfan y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon, starts 7pm. Raffle and refreshments. CGC
January  17th  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. A talk on "Garden Design" by Jeff Bates, doors open from 7:00pm, talk starts at 7.30pm, Holywell Community Centre (by Leisure Centre and Library), North Road, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7TQ. Raffle, members' plant sales, nurseries, refreshments. Visitors £2, members free. HPS-CG
January  21st   Saturday Alpine Garden Society, North Wales group. Annual General meeting, followed by member slides/digital images, from 2:00pm, at Llandygai Village Hall, near Bangor. Refreshments. Any queries please contact Pam Boardman 0126831194  e-mail pandp@globalnet.co.uk  

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January  16th   Wednesday Llandudno Garden and Horticultural Society, Annual General meeting, followed by a talk on the history of the potato, by Christine Jones. 7:30pm, at St David's Methodist Church Hall, Mostyn Avenue, Craig y Don, Llandudno, LL30 1YY

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February  4th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. The regular weekly Saturday morning talks and demonstrations restart with Guest Speaker Robbie Blackhall Miles makes a return visit by popular request, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
February  8th   Wednesday Alpine Garden Society, North Wales group, "Iceland", a talk by Barbara Jones of her recent trip, from 7:30pm, at Llandygai Village Hall, near Bangor. Refreshments. Any queries please contact (AGS) Pam Boardman 0126831194  e-mail pandp@globalnet.co.uk  

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February  11th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A repeat of the successful Fron Goch Gardeners' Question Time, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
February  11th  Saturday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. Potato Day. Seed potatoes in more varieties than you will get at the Garden Centre, onion sets, vegetable seeds and even some kitchen garden plants. The Church Hall, King Street, Mold, from 9am to 1pm. Free admission. PH-NWG
February  13th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A short Annual General Meeting, followed by Dinner (for those that want to attend and have previously booked a place) at Caernarfon Golf Course. on the Aber Foreshore. Contact the Secretary for more information on the dinner well in advance. CGC
February  14th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. Annual General meeting, and a talk on "Plants for bees and other beneficial insects, plus The National Eupatorium Collection" by Jan Miller, of Saith Ffynnon Wildlife Plants, starting at 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, LL18 5PU. Opposite is Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
February  18th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Summer Flowering Bulbs, Corms and Tubers", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
February  21st  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. A talk on "A passion for heucheras" by Vicky Fox of Plantsagogo, doors open from 7:00pm, talk starts at 7.30pm, Holywell Community Centre (by Leisure Centre and Library), North Road, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7TQ. Raffle, members' plant sales, nurseries, refreshments. Visitors £2, members free. HPS-CG
February  25th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Heavenly hellebores", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
February  26th  Sunday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. Garden visit - Snowdrop walk at Glog Ddu, Llangernyw, Abergele, LL12 8PS. If you want to come and are not a member yet please contact the Membership Secretary. Visit for group members, and invited friends and family. Admission £3, home-made soup and roll £2, money to go to Stepping Stones Nigeria. Meet at noon at the garden, or 11am at Holywell car park for car share. There is limited parking at the garden. HPS-CG
February  4th  Thursday Llangernyw Gardening Club. A talk on "History of Maenan Hall Gardens", by Debbie Adams, from 7:00pm, at Bro Cernyw Community Centre, Llangernyw. Visitors welcome, £1.50. For more details, contact Louise Jones (Programme Secretary) 01745 860360 LGC
February  8th  Monday Abergele Garden Society. A talk on "Raptorphilla" by Keith Offord, 7.30pm, Mynydd Seion, Chapel Rooms, Llanfair Road, Abergele. Visitors £1.50, members free. AGS
February  20th   Thursday Llandudno Garden and Horticultural Society. A talk entitled " Your Garden Your Wildlife and you", by Collette Price and Lyn Davies, at 7:30pm, at St David's Methodist Church Hall, Mostyn Avenue, Craig y Don, Llandudno, LL30 1YY

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March  4th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by Guest speaker , Kate Mortimer, entitled 'Versatile veronicas', about hebes, their uses, origins and range, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
March  11th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Ericaceous plants", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
March  13th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A talk by Nurseryman Eurwyn Roberts, at Canolfan Y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon, starts 7pm. Competition: "A pot of home-grown bulbs". Raffle and refreshments. CGC
March  14th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A talk on "Bulbs for the garden throughout the year" by Ingrid Millington, of Hillview Hardy Plants, starting at 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, LL18 5PU. Opposite is Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
March  17th   Thursday The Len Beer Memorial Lecture, organised by the Alpine Garden Society, North Wales group, and the Friends of Treborth Botanic Gardens. This year John Mitchell will be giving the Lecture on "In the footsteps of the snow leopard", from 7;30pm, at the Main Arts Theatre, University of Wales, College Road, Bangor. . Any queries please contact (AGS) Pam Boardman 0126831194  e-mail pandp@globalnet.co.uk  or  

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March  18th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Groundcover plants", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
March  21st  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. Tenth Annual General Meeting, followed by a talk on "HPS Clwyd Group - our first ten years" presented by Christine Price-Morris, group Chair, doors open from 7:00pm, AGM starts at 7.30pm, Holywell Community Centre (by Leisure Centre and Library), North Road, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7TQ. Raffle, members' plant sales, nurseries, refreshments. Visitors £2, members free. HPS-CG
March  25th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Potatoes", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
March  3rd  Thursday Llangernyw Gardening Club. A talk on "A passion for heucheras", by Vicky Fox (Plantagogo nursery), from 7:00pm, at Bro Cernyw Community Centre, Llangernyw. Visitors welcome, £1.50. For more details, contact Louise Jones (Programme Secretary) 01745 860360 LGC
March  ?th  Monday Abergele Garden Society. A talk on "xxxxxx" by xxxxxxx, 7.30pm, Mynydd Seion, Chapel Rooms, Llanfair Road, Abergele. Visitors £1.50, members free. AGS
March  20th   Thursday Llandudno Garden and Horticultural Society. An illustrated talk on how to attract wildlife to your garden, by Anna Williams of the North Wales Wildlife Trust, at 7:30pm, at St David's Methodist Church Hall, Mostyn Avenue, Craig y Don, Llandudno, LL30 1YY

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April  1st  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by Guest Speaker Olive Horsfall on "Welsh Historic Gardens Trust", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
April  8th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Roses", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
April  8th   Saturday Friends of Treborth Botanic Garden Early Spring Plant Sale. 10am-12:30 at Treborth Botanic Garden, turn left immediately before going over the Menai Bridge and follow the road for about half a mile. Indoor plants, perennials, trees, shrubs, bulbs, vegetable and salad seedlings, carnivorous plants, fresh local produce, including a cake stall. Refreshments. No charge for entry. FTBG
April  10th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A talk on "Spring into Summer", by Mel Livingston, starting at 7pm, at Canolfan y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon. Raffle and refreshments. CGC
April  11th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A talk on "Treasures and other valuables for long lasting colour in the garden throughout the year" by Maureen Sawyer, starting at 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, LL18 5PU. Opposite is Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
April  15th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Vertical gardening", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
April  18th  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. A talk on "Photographing your garden" by Jo Wainwright, doors open from 7:00pm, talk starts at 7.30pm, Holywell Community Centre (by Leisure Centre and Library), North Road, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7TQ. Raffle, members' plant sales, nurseries, refreshments. Visitors £2, members free. HPS-CG
April  22nd  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Tomatoes", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
April  22nd  Saturday Llanidan Hall garden open under the National Garden Scheme, from 10 till 4. Nearly 2 acre Walled garden, including herb and physic garden, ornamental vegetable garden, herbaceous borders and old roses. For more details go to http://www.ngs.org.uk/gardens/find-a-garden/Garden.aspx?id=14903 
April  29th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk with "props" on "Birds of Prey", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
April  29th  Saturday Plant Fair for Welsh Historic Gardens Trust, at Crūg Farm Plants, Griffith's Crossing, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1TU. Details www.crug-farm.co.uk, tel: 01248 670232, email: mailorder@crug-farm.co.uk Entrance fee £3, free parking.
April  7th  Thursday Llangernyw Gardening Club. A talk on "Hooksgreen Herbs", by Malcolm Dickson, from 7:00pm, at Bro Cernyw Community Centre, Llangernyw. Visitors welcome, £1.50. For more details, contact Louise Jones (Programme Secretary) 01745 860360 LGC
April  9th  Wednesday Alpine Garden Society - North Wales Group. Local Show and Plant Sale at Llandygai Village Hall, near Bangor, from 7:00pm. Alpine and open classes. Homemade refreshments. Any queries please contact Pam Boardman 01268 831194  e-mail pandp@globalnet.co.uk AGS-NWG
April  10th   Thursday Llandudno Garden and Horticultural Society. A talk entitled " Discovering North Wales", by Anne Harrison, at 7:30pm, at St David's Methodist Church Hall, Mostyn Avenue, Craig y Don, Llandudno, LL30 1YY

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April  11th  Monday Abergele Garden Society. A talk on "Primulas and auriculas" by John Millington of Hillview Hardy Plants, 7.30pm, Mynydd Seion, Chapel Rooms, Llanfair Road, Abergele. Visitors £1.50, members free. AGS
April  17th  Sunday Conwy Valley Gardeners' Market at the RSPB Reserve, Llandudno Junction, LL31 9XZ, 10am-4pm. Access is at Junction 18 on the A55. Plenty of free parking. Free entry. A wide variety of plants for sale produced by local nurseries. Telephone 01690 750379, mobile 07940 227742, email snowdoniaview@btinternet.com, website www.rspb.org.uk/conwy 

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May  6th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Clematis, and other climbing things", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
May  8th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A garden visit to Gorse Hollow, Criccieth, arriving at 6pm; followed by a meal at a venue to be arranged, for those who wish to go. Please contact CGC Secretary for details and cost, nearer the time. CGC
May  9th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A talk on "Sarracenias" by National Collection Holder Mike King, starting at 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, LL18 5PU. Opposite is Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
May  13th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A Plant Area Tour, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
May  14th  Sunday The Great Gardeners' Market at the RSPB Reserve, Llandudno Junction, LL31 9XZ. Access is at Junction 18 on the A55. Plenty of free parking. Free entry. A wide variety of plants for sale produced by local nurseries and activities for children. Telephone 01492 581025, website www.rspb.org.uk/conwy 
May  20th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Veg Plot for beginners on a budget", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
May  21st  Sunday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. Plant Sale, 10:30am-1:30pm, at Holywell Community Centre (by Leisure Centre and Library), North Road, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7TQ. Invited nurseries, members' plant stall, tombola, refreshments and homemade cakes. Members of the public welcome. Free admission and parking. HPS-CG
May  27th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk By Guest Speaker, Robin William, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
May  27th   Saturday Friends of Treborth Botanic Garden Late Spring Plant Sale. 10am-12:30 at Treborth Botanic Garden, turn left immediately before going over the Menai Bridge and follow the road for about half a mile. Annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs and house plants. No charge for entry. Refreshments. Garden tours and other activities 12:30 till 4pm FTBG
May  5th  Thursday Llangernyw Gardening Club. Annual General Meeting and 10th Birthday Party, from 7:00pm, at Bro Cernyw Community Centre, Llangernyw. Visitors welcome, £1.50. For more details, contact Louise Jones (Programme Secretary) 01745 860360. Bring a plate of party food. LGC
May  15th  Sunday Rowan Village Gardens open, Conwy Valley, 10:30-5pm, £5 adults and £1 children to see all gardens. For full details go to http://rowenconwy.org.uk/gardens/rowen-village-gardens-open-day//  
May  20th   Saturday Llandudno Garden and Horticultural Society. Plant Sale and Coffee morning, from 10am till noon, at St David's Methodist Church Hall, Mostyn Avenue, Craig y Don, Llandudno, LL30 1YY

LGHS

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June  3rd  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Oriental vegetables", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
June  10th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Alpines", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
June  13th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A garden visit, Plas y Graig Bach, Tremeirchion, from 6:30pm onwards. If you are not a member of the north Wales Plant Heritage group, contact Mike Hughes on 01942 517063, if you wish to come along. 

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June  16th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Roses", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
June  16th  Saturday Caeathro Gardening Club. Annual  Coach trip - destination yet to be decided. Contact Secretary for details and to book a place. CGC
June  18th  Sunday The Cottage Herbery NGS Open Day, 11-5
June  18th   Sunday Criccieth Festival - Garden Trail. Several local gardens will be open from 12 noon until 4pm. Entry tickets £5 includes access to all gardens over both days and refreshments at St Catherine's Church. Tickets may be purchased in advance from Newsday or The Tea Rooms, or on both days from St Catherine's Church.
June  19th   Monday Criccieth Festival - Garden Trail. Several local gardens will be open from 12 noon until 4pm. Entry tickets £5 includes access to all gardens over both days and refreshments at St Catherine's Church. Tickets may be purchased in advance from Newsday or The Tea Rooms, or on both days from St Catherine's Church.
June  20th  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. Garden Visit, to Brynbella Gardens (HHA), Tremeirchion, St Asaph, LL17 0QE. Admission £4. Meet there at 7pm. Pub opposite garden for refreshments, if required. Members, and invited friends and family. If you are not a member of the Clwyd Hardy Plant Society group, contact Sue Morris 01352 780697. HPS-CG
June  24th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by a Guest Speaker on a subject to be confirmed, starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
June  24th  Saturday Llanidan Hall garden open under the National Garden Scheme, from 10 till 4. Nearly 2 acre Walled garden, including herb and physic garden, ornamental vegetable garden, herbaceous borders and old roses. For more details go to http://www.ngs.org.uk/gardens/find-a-garden/Garden.aspx?id=14903 
June  9th  Thursday Llangernyw Gardening Club. Visit to Bryn Bellan, Gwernaffield, near Mold. A visit to Gabrielle Armstrong and Trevor Ruddle's garden £7 entry. Depart 6:15pm, from Community Centre (School) Car Park. Visitors welcome, ring for more information. For more details, contact Louise Jones (Programme Secretary) 01745 860360 LGC
June  11th  Saturday Rhewl Gardening Club Plant Sale, 10am-4pm, at Drovers Cottage, Rhewl, Ruthin, LL15 2UD, next to Drovers Arms, on the A525 Ruthin to Denbigh road. Garden equipment, pots and bedding, perennials, food stand, raffle, refreshments. Parking in pub Car Park. For more information ring 01824 703954 or text 07973 520110
June  15th  Wednesday Alpine Garden Society - North Wales Group. Walk in Aberffraw, meet at the main car park at 7:00pm. Any queries please contact Pam Boardman 01268 831194  e-mail pandp@globalnet.co.uk AGS-NWG
June  19th   Thursday Llandudno Garden and Horticultural Society. A talk entitled " Out of the mouths of Babes", by Islwyn Parry, at 7:30pm, at St David's Methodist Church Hall, Mostyn Avenue, Craig y Don, Llandudno, LL30 1YY

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July  1st  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Making your own wormery", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
July  8th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by a Guest Speaker on a subject to be confirmed", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
July  8th  Saturday Llanidan Hall garden open under the National Garden Scheme, from 10 till 4. Nearly 2 acre Walled garden, including herb and physic garden, ornamental vegetable garden, herbaceous borders and old roses. For more details go to http://www.ngs.org.uk/gardens/find-a-garden/Garden.aspx?id=14903 
July  9th  Saturday Caeathro Gardening Club. Garden Party for members and their friends from 2:30pm,  venue will be announced nearer the time. CGC
July  11th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A garden visit, to member Iris Dobbie's garden, Prestatyn, from 6:30pm onwards. If you are not a member of the north Wales Plant Heritage group, contact Mike Hughes on 01942 517063, if you wish to come along. 

PH-NWG

July  15th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Summer prunung", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
July  16th  Sunday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. Garden Party, at Ty'n y Caeau, Mynydd Llan, Babell, Holywell, CH8 8QD. Show competitions, photographs and flowers, details nearer the time. Members and invited friends and family. If you are not a member contact the secretary.  HPS-CG
July  22nd  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Hydrangeas", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
July  29th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by Guest Speaker, Jack First, on "Hot Beds", starting at 9:00am and finishing about 10:00, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. The cost is £3 which you pay each week at the cake and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
July  7th  Thursday Llangernyw Gardening Club. Visit to Tree Tops Caravan Park Gardens, Tanlan, Ffynnongroyw, Holywell. Entry £7.50 including refreshments. Depart 6:15pm, from Community Centre (School) Car Park. Visitors welcome, ring for more information. For more details, contact Louise Jones (Programme Secretary) 01745 860360 LGC

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August  6th  Sunday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. Garden Visit, to Plas Cadnant, Menai Bridge, Anglesey, LL59 5NH. Details nearer the time. Members and invited family and friends. If you are not a member of the Clwyd Hardy Plant Society group, contact Sue Morris 01352 780697.  HPS-CG

Key to Group Initials
(click on the initials to take you to the clubs details on the "clubs" page)

AGS = Abergele Garden Society

AGS-NWG = Alpine garden Society - North Wales group

CBHS = Colwyn Bay Horticultural Society

CGC = Caeathro Gardening Club

CGS-NWG = Cottage Garden Society - North Wales group

FGGC = Fron Goch (Garden Centre) Gardening Classes

FTBG = Friends of Treborth Botanic Garden

HPS-CG = Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd group

LGHS = Llandudno Garden and Horticultural Society

LGC = Llangernyw Gardening Club

MGC = Maenan Gardening Club

PH-NWG = Plant Heritage (NCCPG) - North Wales group

UK-Show = a national UK Flower Show - link is to website with information on the Show

 

 

 

UK major Flower Shows

? February   RHS London Plant & Design Show (In Horticultural Hall, London)
? March   RHS Great London Plant Fair (In Horticultural Hall, London)
? April   RHS London Orchid Show & Botanical Art Show (In Horticultural Hall, London)
? April   RHS Flower Show Cardiff
? April   Harrogate Spring Flower Show
? May   Malvern Spring Gardening Show   [RHS]
? May   RHS Chelsea Flower Show
? June   BBC Gardeners’ World Live   [RHS]
? July   RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Preview Evening
? July   RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
? July   RHS Flower Show Tatton Park
? July       Gateshead Flower Show
? July     Portishead Flower Show
? July     Sandringham Flower Show
? August     Taunton Flower Show
[ ? August ]     RHS Garden Hyde Hall Flower Show
[ ? August ]     Ayr Flower Show
? August     Knowsley Flower Show
? August   Shrewsbury Flower Show
? August   Southport Flower Show
? August       Worcester Flower Show
[ ? September ]     RHS Garden Wisley Flower Show
? September   Harrogate Autumn Flower Show
? September   Malvern Autumn Show   [RHS]
? October   RHS London Harvest Festival Show  (In Horticultural Hall, London)
? October   RHS London Shades of Autumn Show  (In Horticultural Hall, London)

 

 

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