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 18:00 prompt, sharing seats in our own vehicles.
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 this time to Ellicar Gardens at Gringley on the Hill, Doncaster, Nottinghamshire DN10 4SN, with Will and Sarah Murch. We will meet at Village Hall 11:30 to leave at 12:00 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.
Will looks after the garden’s birdlife while Sarah looks after the gardens orphans, often a little creature will be cared for in the kitchen.
Our big event on Wenesday 11thJULY will see us for a full day at Temple Newsam, when we will meet at Village Hall at 08:00 so we are in good time for the bus which will leave at 08:30 prompt traveling toTemple Newsam Park, Off Selby Road, Leeds LS15 0AE. 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.