November Meeting

On 1st November Martin Young gave us another very interesting talk.  This time the subject was Hostas, Hellebores and Heucheras.  He brought along several examples and explained about their history and how to look after them, including some interesting ways to deal with slugs!  His talks are always enjoyable and informative.

Martin with some of the plants used in his talk.

During the evening members were able to view the trophies and prize cards won at the D.F.H.S. Inter-Society Show, an impressive display.


The next picture shows some of the members who supplied exhibits for the show.



The evening ended with the raffle which included a lovely cyclamen, donated by Martin.

A very enjoyable evening.


Our next event is the Christmas supper and fun quiz on December 6th. The quiz is not entirely horticultural and should appeal to all. Please phone 814887 to book your place if you have not already done so. The supper will be home-cooked turkey with salad followed by mince pies and cream.

Members may also be interested in the following event;

Saturday 1st December at Broadmayne Village hall. A talk entitled ‘Conserving the Plants of he National Trust’. The speaker will be Simon Toomer, Author and former Director of the National Arboretum at Westonbirt, National Trust Tree Advisor and Member of the Plant Heritage Plant Conservation Committee.
A special pre-Christmas Event organised by Plant Heritage Dorset. Tickets £7.00 including refreshments.
Doors open 1.30pm for 2pm start (finish by 4.30pm?)
Broadmayne Village Hall is easy to find from the A352 . Postcode is DT2 8EW. Disabled access & toilets. Free parking.
Top quality Prize Raffle, Horticultural Book & DVD stall, Cake Stall, Garden Sundries & Gifts.
Tickets available from Plant Heritage meetings at the Dorford Centre, Dorchester and by email from Tel 01305 814473