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11th August 2019

 

January  2019      Top

January  8th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A talk on "Roses" by David Shaw, at Canolfan y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon, starts 7pm. Raffle and refreshments. Visitors £2, members free. CGC
January  15th  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. A talk on "Gardening in shadier places" by Robert Barlow, 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  26th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. The regular weekly Saturday morning talks and demonstrations restart with a talk entitled "Potatoes", given by Mel, 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, salad and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
January  20th   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  2nd  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. The Saturday morning talk, this week with Questions and Answers, with Alicia, 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, salad and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
February  5th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A talk on "Butterflies and moths" by ?, starting at 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, LL18 5PU. Opposite is Rhuddlan Car Park. Members £2, visitors £3. PH-NWG
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  9th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Seeds and 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, salad 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  12th  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, near Caernarfon. Contact the Secretary for more information on the dinner well in advance of this date.  CGC
February  16th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "?", by Guest Speaker ?, 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, salad and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
February  19th  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. A talk on "The finest gardens in Wales" by Tony Russell, 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  23rd  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Nutkin ventured, nutkin gained", by Guest Speaker Holly Peak, 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, salad and drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
February  25th  Sunday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. Garden visit - Clwydfryn, Bodfari, Denbighshire, LL16 4HU. If you want to come along and are not a member yet please contact the Membership Secretary. Visit for group members, and invited friends and family. Admission £4, tea/coffee and cakes £2.50. Meet at 2pm 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  2nd  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk "Winners in the Wind" by Alicia, 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  5th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A talk on "Cyclamen and Hepaticas", starting at 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, LL18 5PU. Opposite is Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
March  9th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "March Ramblings", by Mel, 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  12th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A talk on "Shrub pruning" by Melanie Livingston, at Canolfan Y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon, starts 7pm. Competition: "A pot of home-grown bulbs". Raffle and refreshments. CGC
March  16th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by Guest speaker Martin Owen on "Japanese Gardens", 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  19th  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. "Twelfth Annual General Meeting", followed by a talk on "Herbs and spices through the ages" presented by Janice Eddington, from Gronant, Denbighshire, Group members, 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  23rd  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Kate / Paul Cross, "Talking everything 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 drinks till on the right, and includes a cup of tea or filter coffee which you get at the same time. FGGC
March  26th   Tuesday Conwy Seed Fair, 11am 

March  28th   Thursday The Len Beer Memorial Lecture, organised by the Alpine Garden Society, North Wales group, and the Friends of Treborth Botanic Gardens. This year ?, from 7:30pm, in the ?. 

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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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March  30th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Alicia leading a Question and Answer session "Lets speak about spring", 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

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April  2nd  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A talk on "Japanese Gardens. Amazing gardens experienced by the presenter during his regular trips to Japan", by Tony Russel, starting at 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, LL18 5PU. Opposite is Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
April  6th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Special Guest Speaker Allan Evans, gives us a talk on "Growing Sweet Peas Successfully", 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  6th   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  8th  Sunday Gardeners' Market at the RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve, Llandudno Junction, LL31 9XZ, 10am-4pm. Access is at Junction 18 on the A55. Plenty of free parking. Free entry to Market, but there is a charge to go around the Reserve. A wide variety of plants for sale produced by local nurseries. Telephone 01492 584091, website www.rspb.org.uk/conwy 
April  9th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A talk on "Cottage Gardens", by SueGriffiths, starting at 7pm, at Canolfan y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon. Raffle and refreshments. CGC
April  13th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by Alicia, 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  16th  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. A talk on "The History and Development of Ness Gardens" by Tim Baxter, 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  20th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A return of Guest Speaker Holly Peak, this time talking on "Pine Martins", 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  27th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Another talk by returning Guest Speaker, Allan  Evans, talking on "Dahlias for everyone", 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  27th  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  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

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May  4th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by Guest Speaker Cynan Jones on "The Mushroom Garden", 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  4th  Saturday Plant Fair for Welsh Historic Gardens Trust, at Crūg Farm Plants, Griffith's Crossing, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1TU, from 10am-4pm. Details www.crug-farm.co.uk, tel: 01248 670232, email: mailorder@crug-farm.co.uk Entrance fee £3, free parking.
May  7th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A talk on "Hardy and Scented violas" by Jack Willgoss, of Wildgoose Nursery, starting at 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, LL18 5PU. Opposite is Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
May  11th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A Plant Area Tour, with Alicia, 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  11th   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, biennials, perennials, vegetables, herbs, orchids and house plants. No charge for entry. Refreshments.  FTBG
May  12th  Sunday Fron Goch Garden Centre. A talk presented by Matt Brash (ITV "Zoo Vet at Large") on the bird life in our gardens, starting at 9:30am, in the Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. Admission is free, but space is limited, so book your place in store or online. FGGC
May  14th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A garden visit; followed by a meal at a venue to be arranged, for those who wish to go. Please contact CGC Secretary for details of visit and meal venue and cost. CGC
May  18th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A Question and Answer session, led by Mel, 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  19th  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 free parking. HPS-CG
May  19th  Sunday Gardeners' Market at the RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve, Llandudno Junction, LL31 9XZ, 10am-4pm. Access is at Junction 18 on the A55. Plenty of free parking. Free entry to Market, but there is a charge to go around the Reserve. A wide variety of plants for sale produced by local nurseries. Telephone 01492 584091, website www.rspb.org.uk/conwy 
May  25th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. "Robin's Ramblings", 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  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

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June  1st  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by Mel entitled "Everything's coming up 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  5th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A garden visit, to Bryn Bella, Tremeirchion, LL17 0UE, on the B5429 on the southern edge of Tremeirchion. Park on the right hand side of drive. Meet at 2pm. £5 charge towards local mental health charity.. 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  8th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk on "Watering - is it really that simple?", with Alicia,  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  8th  Saturday Caeathro Gardening Club. Annual  Coach trip - destination Erddig Hall and Gardens, calling at Jacksons Garden Centre on the way. Contact Secretary for details and to book a place. CGC
June  10th  Sunday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. Garden Visit, to ???. Admission £3, £5 including tea and cake. Meet there at 2pm, or 1:15 at Holywell Car Park for car share. Members, and invited friends and family. If you are not a member of the Clwyd Hardy Plant Society group, contact group first. HPS-CG
June  15th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by Robin, 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  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  22nd  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by Guest Speaker, Sarah Worth, on "Hedgehuggles", 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  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 
June  29th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes.  A Question and Answers session, overseen by Mel, 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  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  3rd  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A garden visit, to Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens, Cadnant Road, Menai Bridge, Anglesey, LL59 5NH. Follow brown signs as you leave Menai Bridge to Beaumaris. Meet at 6:30pm. 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. Donations to NGS.

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July  6th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by a Guest Speaker, Alan Pritchard, on the Warden Service for Snowdonia National Park, 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  6th  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. 
July  13th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by Robin, loosely entitled "Robin's Ramblings", 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  13th  Saturday Caeathro Gardening Club. Garden Party for members, family and their friends from 2:30pm,  contact Secretary (email) or Chair (telephone) for directions to  the venue. Bring food to share. CGC
July  13th  Saturday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. Garden visit to the NGS group opening for Cilcain Village which includes 6 gardens, tickets and refreshments at the Village Hall. 11am-5pm. Anyone requiring a lift from Holywell telephone Chris on 01352 781458.  HPS-CG
July  17th-21st  Wed-Sun RHS Tatton Park Flower Show. Wednesday is RHS Members only day.
July  20th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. Question and answers session, led by Alicia, 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  23rd  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. Members and family only. Garden visit to Trevor Ruddle and Gabrielle Armstrongs', Bryn Bellan, Bryn Road, Gwernaffield, CH7 5DE, 7pm at the garden. £5 admission. Wine and nibbles available.. 2 miles west of Mold. Parking available in the Courtyard. See NGS leaflet for Northeast Wales. Anyone requiring a lift from Holywell telephone Chris on 01352 781458.  HPS-CG
July  27th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by Mel, "All about 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  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  4th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes. A talk by Guest Speaker, Meinir Gwilym (from S4C's Garddio a Mwy), 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
August  4th  Sunday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. Members and family only. Garden Visit, to Liz Carter's Brierfield, The Rake, Burton, Neston Cheshire, CH64 5TL. £5 admission. Tea and cakes £2.50 Plants for sale.. See NGS leaflet for Cheshire and Wirral. Garden Visits are self-drive, however, please let Chris (Chair) know at least one week before if you require a lift 01352 781458 or email cpricemorris@aol.com   HPS-CG

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September  3rd  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A talk on "Bringing back the flowers. Making a meadow in the Conwy Valley" by Dr Trevor Dines of Plantlife, starts at 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, opposite the Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
September  7th  Saturday Fron Goch Gardening Classes begin again after our summer break, starting at 9:45am YES, THAT'S RIGHT, A NEW STARTING TIME and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at Fron Goch Garden Centre Restaurant, Pant Road, Llanfaglan, Caernarfon, LL54 5RL. This week Mel will be talking about "Planting Trees". 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
September  10th  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, Show Schedule and Secretary's contact details on website  www.caeathrogardeningclub.org.uk  £1 entry, includes refreshments and cake. (No raffle.) CGC
September  14th  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. A talk by Alicia on her "Garden on Anglesey, nearly a year on", starting at 9:45am and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
September  14th  Saturday Cymdeithas Garddio Dyffryn Nantlle Flower Show. Viewing 2-4:30pm at the Memorial all, Penygroes. Admission £1.50 adults and 50p children.
September  17th  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. "Gardeners' Question Time" with a "mystery" panel. 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  21st  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. A talk by Guest Speaker, Rita Henderson, "The Botanical Gardens of Singapore and New Zealand", starting at 9:45am and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
September  21st  Saturday Treborth Botanic Garden, Bangor is open under the National Open Gardens Scheme, from 10am-1pm, with guided tours, of grounds and glasshouses, stalls , plants and refreshments. Parking in nearby sports ground. Entry is £3 ?
September  28th  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. Guest Speaker, Hazel Jones, will be talking about "Aerona, the health benefits of Aronia berries and their products", starting at 9:45am and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
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  1st  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. A talk on "Alpines throughout the year, in a North Wales garden" by Dr Jon Good, starts at 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, LL18 5PU. Opposite the Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
October  5th  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. A talk by Mel on "Houseplants... How Trendy!", starting at 9:45am and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
October  8th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A talk by Coryn Bye, on "My journey through horticulture leading to development of Blodeuwedd Botanics", at Canolfan y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon, starts 7pm. There is also a competition "Autumn colour arrangement". Raffle and refreshments. Visitors £2. Annual subscription £6 due. CGC
October  12th  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. Guest Speaker, Stephen Wright, will be talking about "A Japanese Garden", starting at 9:45am and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
October  14th  Monday Abergele Garden Society. A talk on "A Hardy Planter's Winter Survival Kit" by Don Witton, talk starts at 7.30pm, at Mynydd Seion Chapel Rooms, Llanfair Road, Abergele, LL22 7AW. Visitors £1.50, members free. AGS
October  15th  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. A talk on "Wildlife Gardening, without the wilderness" by Jill Cawthray (of Chicken Street in Oswestry), 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
October  19th  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. Guest Speaker, Kate Mortimer, will be talking about "All kinds of beas", starting at 9:45am and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
October  26th  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. Guest Speaker, Heather Bolton, will be talking about "Mindfullness in the Garden", starting at 9:45am and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
October  26th  Saturday Cymdeithas Garddio Dyffryn Nantlle. Autumn Show. Viewing 2-4:30pm at the Memorial all, Penygroes. Admission £1.50 adults and 50p children.
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

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November  2nd  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. A Questions and Answers session, led by Mel, starting at 9:45am and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
November 5th  Tuesday Plant Heritage - North Wales Group. Annual General Meeting, followed by talk on "Growing and showing large flowered Exhibition Begonias", by Ron Aldous, National Begonia Society Exhibitor, starting at 7:30pm, at Rhuddlan Community Centre, Parliament Street, Rhuddlan, LL18 5PU. Opposite the Rhuddlan Car Park. PH-NWG
November  9th  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. A talk on "What to plant in November" by Alicia", starting at 9:45am and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
November  12th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A talk on "Preparing for winter and winter colour" by Mel Livingston, at Canolfan y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon, starts 7pm. Raffle and refreshments. Guests £2 CGC
November  16th  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. A talk by Mel entitled "All I want for Christmas", starting at 9:45am and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
November  19th  Tuesday Hardy Plant Society - Clwyd Group. "Don't go to sleep in winter" with Kevin Pratt, (of Village Plants in Cheshire), 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
November  23rd  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. Guest Speaker, Kelvin Jones, will be talking about "New vs. old technology in Bird Research", starting at 9:45am and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
November  30th  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. Details will follow later, starting at 9:45am and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. 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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Most gardening clubs don't have a December talk, or have a Christmas meal aimed mainly at the members.

December  7th  Saturday Fron Goch Garden Centre Talks and Demonstrations. Christmas Quiz, starting at 9:45 and finishing about 10:45, in the Conservatory at 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. You can pay the difference for a specialty tea or different type of coffee. FGGC
December  10th  Tuesday Caeathro Gardening Club. A seasonal demonstration by Sandra Roberts, at Canolfan Y Capel, Caeathro, near Caernarfon, starts 7pm. There is also a Christmas Competition "A Christmas arrangement". Raffle and refreshments. Guests £2 CGC

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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