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Local Events

Dates of 2019 Flower Shows

  • April 12th - 14th RHS Flower Show Cardiff
  • April 25th - 28th Harrogate Spring Flower Show
  • May 9th - 12th RHS Malvern Spring Festival
  • May 21st - 25th RHS Chelsea Flower Show
  • June 5th - 9th RHS Chatsworth Flower Show
  • June 13th - 16th BBC Gardeners' World Live (not RHS)
  • June 21st - 23rd RHS Harlow Carr Flower Show
  • July 1st - 7th RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
  • July 17th 21st RHS Flower Show Tatton Park
  • July 31st - August 4th RHS Hyde Hall Flower Show
  • August 15th 18th Southport Flower Show (not RHS)
  • August 16th - 18th RHS Rosemoor Flower Show
  • September 3rd - 8th RHS Garden Wisley Flower Show
  • September 13th - 15th RHS Harrogate Autumn Flower Show
  • September 28th + 29th Malvern Autumn Show

Link to RHS Flower Shows

Events at Lane End Cottage Gardens

Gardens are open on the second weekend of the month, April to October.
Get in touch on: 01925 752618
Entry is 4 for adults, 2 for children and free for under 5's.

There are many courses available throughout the year - see their own website for details.

Link to Lane End Cottage Website

Oughtrington Community Orchard Lymm

Oughtrington Community Orchard is located behind Oughtrington Community Centre and the Rectory, off Oughtrington Crescent. The orchard was originally used as a kitchen garden, but had fallen into disuse for many years. A group of volunteers has been restoring it and over the last 6 years has planted nearly 40 new fruit trees with the support of Lottery money. We run a Produce Show in September every year and also have an apple press which is available to borrow for 10 a day. The group welcome new volunteers. For more information e-mail orchard@oughtrington.co.uk or view the website     Link to Orchard website

Events at the Orchard

This year again we need your leaves! If you have any spare bagged leaves please bring to the orchard and put them in the pen (it is next to the compost heap past the veg patch) or leave them inside the gate.

Dates for meeting - Contact: Jo 07940 716595
Sunday 27th January 2019: 2-4pm
Saturday 2nd March 2019: 2-4pm
Thursday 25th April 2019 5th September 2019 - Orchard evenings - Meet in the orchard from 7.30pm onwards on a Thursday (then for a beer afterwards)

Jobs to Do

  • Emptying the leaf mould to make way for new (put around fruit trees)
  • Cutting back the trees along the fenceline near the fire, tidy up of trees and cutting back
  • Clearing the wild flower beds
  • Clearing the asparagus patch
  • Compost - turning and spreading
  • Cutting down ivy from fence
  • Cutting back the brambles
  • Bonfire clear old wood piles
  • Cutting and digging out the raspberries canes and rhubarb& replanting with new
  • Moving the blackcurrants and comfrey
  • Tidying up the artichoke raised bed
  • Sort out left hand side near the entrance
  • Winter pruning of the apples and pears for the coming year
  • Remove the medlar & damson that are struggling and find a quince as a replacement

Produce Show and other events to be arranged

Friends of Spud Wood Lymm

Friends of Spud Wood. The newly formed friends of Spud Wood group is part of Low Carbon Lymm, it brings together a number of local residents that are interested in improving Spud Wood with the support of the Woodland Trust site manager. The initial objective of the group would be to undertake some woodland management work with the aim of increasing species diversity, improving the character of the wood, enabling good quality standard trees to develop and look to undertake some selective planting of new trees and wildflowers to improve the flora in the wood and provide more foraging opportunities. This would be achieved through coppicing of hazel and by selective felling and planting of new trees such as crab apples. If you are interested in getting involved or for more information e-mail info@lowcarbonlymm.org.uk or view the website
Link to Low Carbon Lymm Website

2019 Events at Spud Wood

All welcome to take part in activities in Spud Wood including path clearing and coppicing.
Meet at Spud wood car park on Stage Lane. Wear stout boots and gloves. Bring loppers and bowsaws if you have them.

  • Sunday 13th January 10.30am - 3.30pm
  • Sunday 10th February 2pm - 4.30pm
  • Sunday 17th March 2pm - 5pm
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NGS Gardens Open for Charity

Many private gardens all over the country open to the public for charity under the National Gardens Scheme. They usually open for a few hours at a weekend or evening and charge around 5.00 per adult. Many serve drinks and delicious home made cakes which is an added bonus! Find out where and when in your local yellow leaflet available in libraries or read more on:-     www.ngs.org.uk

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Arley Estate Garden Events 2019

To find out more visit     www.arleyhallandgardens.com

  • March 5th Willow Weaving Course
  • April 14th Spring Plant Fair
  • April 2nd Willow Weaving Course
  • April 27th Estate and Bluebell Walks
  • April 28th Estate and Bluebell Walks
  • May 5th Estate and Bluebell Walks
  • May 6th Estate and Bluebell Walks
  • May 7th Willow Weaving Course
  • June 4th Willow Weaving Course
  • June 23rd and 24th Arley Garden Festival
  • July 9th Willow Weaving Course
  • August 4th NGS Arley Gardens
  • September 8th Autumn Plant Fair
  • October 20th Mushroom Walks
  • December 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Christmas Floral Extravaganza.

Tatton Park Garden Events 2019

There are many events and lectures at Tatton Park throughout the year. To find out more visit:-    www.tattonpark.org.uk

  • January 20th Tatton Garden Society -'The Diversity of Orchids' by Vivienne Brown
  • February 16th - 24th Scarecrow Festival
  • February 17th Tatton Garden Society -'Growing with Pride'
  • March 17th Tatton Garden Society -'Camassia, Chris, Chelsea and Chaos' by Stella Exley
  • May 18th 'Home to Roost'
  • May 19th Introduction to Bee Keeping
  • July 17th - 21st RHS Flower Show
  • October 13th Dave's Fungus Foray
  • October 20th Tatton Garden Society -'The Dorothy Clive Garden throughout the Year' by Kathryn Robey
  • November 9th An introduction to Hedge Laying
  • November 17th Tatton Garden Society -'Winter into Spring' by John Massey
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Dunham Massey Garden Events 2019

Free Guided walks around the garden take place on week days at 11.15 and 13.15 and 14.15.

To find out more visit     Dunham Massey

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