Welcome to the website of the Blofield and District Gardening Club. If you live in Blofield in Norfolk or one of the surrounding areas and have an interest in gardening then this is the club for you. We meet once a month on the second Wednesday of the month for a presentation on some aspect of gardening provided by good quality speakers. These meetings are also an opportunity to socialise with other members with similar interests, to gain advice on gardening matters and to compete with other members in our monthly competition. We have also arranged discounts at local gardening suppliers. Why not join us at one of our meetings to try us out.
This year our Summer Show is on Saturday 13th July at the Margaret Harker Hall on Yarmouth Road in Blofield. The show opens to the general public at 2 pm and entrance is free.
You will be able to view the competition entries including cut flowers, home produce, shrubs, pot plants, flower arrangements, fruit and vegetables.
There will be a plant stall, raffle, cake, bottle and book stalls plus delicious refreshments. And the highlight of the show will be the show produce auction giving you the opportunity to purchase some of the quality produce exhibited in the show.
Please do come and join us at this popular event.
The next meeting takes place on Wednesday, 10th July (from 7:30 pm) and will feature Helen Worvill of Helen’s 4 Seasons Plants. She will be discussing the ‘The 4 Seasons Garden’. Members may remember her very practical approach at her demo a year or so ago. She is an excellent and entertaining speaker so this will be an interesting and useful evening.
The members’ competition is: “A small piece of floral china”.
As this is the meeting immediately before the Summer Show – Saturday, 13th July – members are reminded to complete and bring along their show entry forms. Any offers of bottles for the bottle stall and raffle prizes will also be much appreciated at the meeting. Donations of cakes, books and plants etc for sale at the show will be very welcome on the morning of the show.
On Sunday June 30th there will be an Open Garden at Gable End Cottage, Woodbastwick Road, Blofield. The garden opens at 2 pm. Entrance and free car park on Holly Lane. Admission is £2.50, children free. Dogs on leads welcome. There will be teas, cakes, books, excellent plants plus a wonderful garden to explore which will provide inspiration for your own gardening. All proceeds to All Saints Church Hemblington.