Fiskerton Gardening Club visits 2018
In May on Monday 14th we have an evening visit to Woodland Nursery, Woodlands, Peppin Lane, Fotherby, Louth, Lincs. LN11 0UW, when we will meet at the Village Hall 17.30 to leave at 17:45 prompt, sharing seats in our own vehicles. Non Club members are also welcome.
An admission charge of £5.00 will be payable by members and guests. Please let us know if you would like to attend by the April meeting (Monday 9th) as the Nursery require an indication of numbers before we arrive.
This will be a wonderful opportunity to browse the nursery to see for ourselves, plants propagated by cuttings or division directly from the garden, or seed from a variety of sources.
On Wednesday 13th of June we will have an afternoon visit to Ellicar Gardens at Gringley on the Hill, Doncaster, Nottinghamshire DN10 4SN, with Will and Sarah Murch. Non Club members are also welcome.
We will meet at the Village Hall 12:30 to leave at 12:45 prompt, again sharing seats in our own vehicles. Will and Sarah are horticulturalists. Will specialises in Rhododendrons and Sarah, a Garden Designer is a plant enthusiast. Together the couple forms part of Ensata – a specialist pool building company. Those wishing to attend are requested to pay Marilynne Dunkling your admission fee by the April meeting (9th). Members £7.00 Non-Members £8.00, as a deposit is required in advance.
Will looks after the garden’s bird life while Sarah looks after the gardens orphans, often a little creature will be cared for in the kitchen.
Our big event on Wenesday 11th JULY will see us for a full day at Temple Newsam, when we will meet at Village Hall at 08:30 so we are in good time for the bus which will leave at 09:00 prompt travelling to Temple Newsam Park, Off Selby Road, Leeds LS15 0AE. Non Club members are also welcome.
The house, built in 1518, a Tudor-Jacobean country mansion has grounds landscaped by Lancelot Capability Brown, for the 9th Viscount Irwin in the 1760’. It is a treasure house of outstanding collections including furniture, ceramics, textiles, silver and wallpaper. The house was used as a family home, which was once birthplace to Lord Darnley, notorious husband of Mary Queen of Scots. Those wishing to attend are requested to pay Sally Scott your fee by the April meeting (9th). Members £26.00 Non-Members £29.00, as deposits for the bus and Temple Newsam are required in advance.