The Flower Show is back for 2022
See details of show classes, rules and exhibitor tips on the "Flower Show" pages. The show is open to both members and non members and entries can be made by post, telephone or on line. If you want a hard copy of the show shedule please order it through the "Contact Us" page
The trip to Harrogate Flower show on 16th September is now open to non members at a cost of £32.00 for which you get transport to and from the show and entry. Pick up at Hallgate car park at 8.00 with return circa 18.00. Please use the "contact us" page to reserve your place.
Our next meeting is the Gardeners' Question Time on 16th August when a distinguished panel of experts will answer all your gardening questions. The panel is chaired by our President, Glyn Gregory and will include John Prior, Mo Sawyer & Chairman Barbara Joyce
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
After a break of two years our meetings got under way again on 15th February with the AGM at our new venue, St Mary's Church Hall, Euxton. A well attended meeting re-elected Glyn Gregory as President, Barbara Joyce as Chairman and David Brown as Vice Chairman for the coming year before dealing with the formal financial and other matters including election of Officers and Committee Members to be found on the "About Us" page.
At the end of the formal business the President spoke about the award of the RHS Banksian Medals, traditionally given to the best exhibitors at our annual Flower Show. With no show for the last two years the RHS suggested the medals be awarded to members who have shown particular merit in serving our horticultural community.
The Committee decided the medals should go to Iris Smith for her work with the Chorley in Bloom group which has secured gold medal awards for the last 3 years,....
and David Brown for his work with our Society and his role as Show Manager for many years
David was also presented with a lifetime membership in recognition of his contribution to our Society
At the close of the AGM Judy Popley gave an entertaining, illustrated talk on "Gardens well worth a visit"