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2019

Date Venue Subject Speaker
Wednesday
Jan 16
The Barlow Staging and Showing - with floral demo Chris Nightingale, Westhoughton
Wednesday
Feb 20
The Barlow Sweet Peas David Matthewman, Pontefract, Yorks.
Wednesday
March 20
The Barlow Spring into Action Jacqueline Iddon, Bretherton
Wednesday
April 17
The Barlow The Willow Garden Project Pamela Laird, Fleetwood
Wednesday
May 15
The Barlow Evening Visit to Bridge House, Bradshaw

Saturday
May 18
Coach Trip Spring Visit
Saturday    The Himalayan Garden and Daleside Nurseries
Wednesday
June 19
The Barlow Grasses and Ferns
Phil Dunnett, Woodplumpton, Preston
Sunday
July 7
Coach Trip SUMMER Visit
Sunday    Lowther and  Dalemain Gardens
Wednesday
July 17
The Barlow Climbing and Wall Plants

Gordon Malt, Shifnal, Shropshire

SATURDAY July 27th  to TUESDAY July 30th Coach Trip
4 DAY GARDEN HOLIDAY
Saturday to Tuesday   The Gardens of Hampshire 
Saturday
Aug 17
The Barlow ANNUAL SHOW
Wednesday
Sept 18
The Barlow The Making of RHS Garden Bridgewater Marcus Chilton-Jones, Curator, RHS Bridgewater
Saturday
Oct 12
Coach Trip Autumn Visit
Saturday    RHS Harlow Carr for the Alpine Week-end
Wednesday
Oct 16
The Barlow Restoration of Turton Tower Kitchen Garden The Turton Tower Kitchen Garden Team
Wednesday
Nov 20
The Barlow AGM, Social Evening with Potato Pie Supper, Seed Swap and Quiz

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2018

Date Venue Subject Speaker
Wednesday
Jan 17
The Barlow The Wayoh Project Matthew Powell,Clitheroe
Wednesday
Feb 21
The Barlow Shrubs for Smaller Gardens Geoff Moss, Blackburn
Wednesday
March 21
The Barlow Trees: A cut above the rest Celebrity Speaker
Tony Kirkham, London
Wednesday
April 19
The Barlow Bromeliads   Don Billington, Liverpool
Saturday
May 12
SPRING VISIT to Stonyford Cottage and Mount Pleasant Gardens, Cheshire
Wednesday
May 16
The Barlow Scented Plants for Every Season Marguerite Hughes, Bretherton
Wednesday
June 20

EVENING VISIT to Woodstock Brn, Mawdesley, Nr Ormskirk
Wednesday
July 18
The Barlow Lawncare
Tyler and Darren from the Greenthumb team
SATURDAY July 21  to TUESDAY July 26 Coach Trip
4 Day GARDEN HOLIDAY visiting  Gardens of the Cotswolds  
Saturday
Aug 18
The Barlow ANNUAL SHOW
Wednesday
Sept 19
The Barlow The All Year Bulb Garden
Jim Almond,
Sunday
Oct 14
Coach Trip
AUTUMN VISIT to Cholmondeley Castle Gardens, Abbeywood and Holly Farm Garden Centre
Wednesday
Oct 17
The Barlow Peonies
Alec White, Westoning, Bedfordshire
Wednesday
Nov 21
The Barlow 7.30 p.m. AGM - followed at 8.00 p.m. with a Social Evening and our ever popular Potato Pie Supper, Seed Swap and Quiz.
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2017

Date Venue Subject Speaker
Wednesday
Jan 18
The Barlow Garden Orchids Jeff Hutchings
Forton
Wednesday
Feb 15
The Barlow Design or Not to Design Judithe Harrison
Horwich
Wednesday
March 15
The Barlow Cottage Garden Plants Graham Iddon
Hesketh Bank
Wednesday
April 19
The Barlow Agapanthus   Steve Hickman
Hoyland S. Yorkshire
Saturday
April 29
RHS VISIT to Harlow Carr, Spring Festival
Wednesday
May 17
The Barlow The Perfect Hanging Basket or Container  Ian & Sheila Lowe
Southport
Saturday
May 20
SPRING VISIT to Temple Newsham, Leeds 
Wednesday
June 21

EVENING VISIT to The Secret Valley at Worsley
Wednesday
July 19
The Barlow Pests and Diseases
John Steedman
Sale
SUNDAY July 23rd  to WEDNESDAY July 26th Coach Trip
4 Day GARDEN HOLIDAY visiting the Gardens of Northern Ireland
Saturday
Aug 19
The Barlow ANNUAL SHOW
Saturday
Sept 9
Coach Trip
AUTUMN VISIT to Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent
Wednesday
Sept 20
The Barlow Our Family Garden Robin David Tideswell
Ashbourne
Wednesday
Oct 18
The Barlow From Plot to Pot – the Sequel
Martin and Jill Fish
Ripon
Wednesday
Nov 15
The Barlow 7.30 p.m. AGM - followed at 8.00 p.m. with a Social Evening and our ever popular Potato Pie Supper, Seed Swap and Quiz.
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2016

Date Venue Subject Speaker
Wednesday
Jan 20
The Barlow Ramblings of a Radio Forester
Stephen Lowe
BBC Radio Lancashire  
Wednesday
Feb 17
The Barlow From Plot to Pot Martin and Jill Fish
Ripon
Wednesday
March 16
The Barlow The Beekeeping Year Dr. Julia Hoggard
Brigsteer, Cumbria
Wednesday
April 20
The Barlow Chrysanthemums Alan Foxall
Southport
SUNDAY
May 15

SPRING VISIT to Wentworth Castle Gardens, Barnsley
Wednesday
May 18

EVENING VISIT to Cotes Farm, Broadhead Road, Edgworth
Wednesday
June 15
The Barlow Alpines and Rock Plants Michael and Alison Mitchell
Slack Top
Hebden Bridge
Wednesday
July 20
The Barlow Menocopsis
Pat Murphey
Holehird
Saturday July 23rd  to
Tuesday July 26th
Coach Trip
4 Day GARDEN HOLIDAY visiting the Gardens of Suffolk and Essex 
Saturday
Aug 20
The Barlow ANNUAL SHOW
Saturday
Sept 3
Coach Trip
AUTUMN VISIT to Arley Hall and Gardens, Cheshire
Wednesday
Sept 21
The Barlow TICKET ONLY. 
How Does Your Garden Grow
Celebrity Speaker
Chris Beardshaw
Wednesday
Oct 19
The Barlow Historical Gardening
Lindsay Berry
Prestwich
Wednesday
Nov 16
The Barlow 7.30 p.m. AGM - followed at 8.00 p.m. with a Social Evening and our ever popular Potato Pie Supper, Seed Swap and Quiz.
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2015

Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 21

The Barlow

Ask the Experts – questions from the audience
Bill will bring some plants for interest

Bill Blackledge
Radio Lancashire  
Anthony Norman
Macclesfield

Wednesday
Feb 18

The Barlow

Flower Power – Gardens Well Worth a Visit -  A talk with slides

Judy Popley
Knutsford

Wednesday
March 18

The Barlow

Growing Vegetables – the Incredible Edible way

Pam Warhurst
Todmorden

Wednesday
March 25

The Red Lion Hawkshaw

Members Evening Meal at the Red Lion Hawkshaw
Click for Menu and Booking details

Wednesday
April 15

The Barlow

Herbs and their Cultivation for Culinary Use – bringing plants to sell

Paul Turner
Garth Cottage Nursery
Northallerton

Wednesday
May 20

Evening Visit

EVENING VISIT to the The Barn on the Green at Inglewhite

Click for details

Wednesday
June 17
The Barlow Hellebores – bringing plants to sell Phil Dunnett
Ribblesdale Nurseries
Woodplumpton

Sunday
June 28

Coach Trip

Wollerton Old Hall Garden and Hodnet Hall Gardens
Shropshire

Wednesday
July 15

The Barlow

The RHS Northern Garden
Paul will bring a plant to raffle


Paul Cooke,
Curator
Harlow Carr

Thursday July 16th  to
Saturday July 19th

Coach Trip

4 Day GARDEN HOLIDAY visiting the Gardens of Herefordshire


Saturday
Aug 15

The Barlow

ANNUAL SHOW
Prizes will be presented by Stephen Lowe, the BBC Radio Lancashire presentor 

 

Saturday
Sept 5

Coach Trip

AUTUMN VISIT to The Lake District - Holehird and more!  

Click for details

Wednesday
Sept 16

The Barlow

TICKET ONLY.  Sarah's  talk will be 

            50 Most Productive Plants 

She will bring one of her books signed to raffle

Celebrity Speaker
Sarah Raven

Wednesday
Oct 21

The Barlow

Putting the Garden to Bed

Tom Attwood
Abi and Tom's Garden Plants Grange-over-Sands

Wednesday
Nov 18

The Barlow

7.30 p.m. AGM - followed at 8.00 p.m. with a Social Evening and our ever popular Potato Pie Supper, Seed Swop and Quiz.

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2014

Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 15   

The Barlow

Breaking the Cycle. The gardens at Styal Prison 

Richard Heys
Heys Ground Care

Wednesday
Feb 19

The Barlow

Hydroponics. Growing without compost.

Emma Lowther-Wright Greenhouse Sensation

Wednesday
March 19

The Barlow

Zantedeschia - Hardy to Hybrid

Matthew Smith
Preston

Wednesday
March 25

The Red Lion Hawkshaw

Members Evening Meal at the Red Lion Hawkshaw

Wednesday
April 16

The Barlow

Garden styles for the Future with a Chinese influence and minimalism

Carl Brabin
Bolton

Wednesday
May 21

The Ridges, Chorley

EVENING VISIT to the The Ridges, Weavers Brow, Chorley

Saturday
June 7

Coach Trip

SPRING VISIT Plas Cadnant Garden and Crug Farm Nursery, North Wales


Wednesday
June 18

The Barlow

Pruning Techniques

Anthony Norman, Macclesfield

Wednesday
July 16

The Barlow

Unusual Plants for our Area


Kevin Pratt
Stockport


Saturday July 19th  to
Tuesday July 22nd

Coach Trip

4 Day GARDEN HOLIDAY visiting the Gardens of Fife and Angus


Saturday
Aug 16

The Barlow

ANNUAL SHOW


Saturday
Sept 6

Coach Trip

AUTUMN VISIT to Scampston Walled Garden, Malton, N.Yorks

Wednesday
Sept 17

The Barlow

Extending the Season

Cath & Bob Sanderson, Heaves, Cumbria

Wednesday
Oct 15

The Barlow

Cuttings from a Gardener's Diary

Sam Youd, (renowned head gardener at Tatton Park - now retired)

Wednesday
Nov 19

The Barlow

7.30 p.m. AGM - followed at 8.00 p.m. with a Social Evening and our ever popular Potato Pie Supper, Seed Swop and Quiz.

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2013

Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 16   

The Barlow

Ups & Downs of Gardening

Barbara & Brian Seddon,
Wigan

Wednesday
Feb 20

The Barlow

Passion for Heucheras

Vicky & Richard Fox, Crewe

Wednesday
March 13

Pack Horse, Affetside

Members’ Evening Meal at  the Pack Horse, Affetside

Wednesday
March 20

The Barlow

Climbing Plants

Paul Cooke
Ness Gardens

Wednesday
April 17

The Barlow

Fruit growing in the North of England

Clifford Cain
"Fruitscape"
Doncaster

Wednesday
May 15

Myerscough College

EVENING VISIT to the Myerscough Garden (near Garstang)

Wednesday
June 19

The Barlow

Gardeners Question Time

ehs-questions@edgworth-horticultural-society.co.uk

Chaired by Alison Tarpey with Jim Bennett, Tony Bracegirdle & Carl Brabin

Saturday
June 22

Coach Trip

SPRING VISIT Breezy Knees Garden & Nursery, York


Wednesday
July 17

The Barlow

Creating Borders for Colour & Interest


Michèle Martin, Southport


Saturday July 27th  to
Tuesday July 30th

Coach Trip

4 Day GARDEN HOLIDAY visiting the Gardens of Kent and Sussex


Saturday
Aug 17

The Barlow

ANNUAL SHOW


Wednesday
Sept 18

The Barlow

Shady Plants

Phil Dunnett
Preston

Wednesday
Oct 2nd

The Barlow

CELEBRITY SPEAKER

100 Plants that (almost) changed the World

Chris Beardshaw

Saturday
Oct 26

Coach Trip

AUTUMN VISIT to Thorp Perrow Arboretum, N.Yorks

Wednesday
Nov 20

The Barlow

7.30 p.m. AGM - followed at 8.00 p.m. with a Social Evening and our ever popular Potato Pie Supper and Seed Swop.

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2012


Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 18   

The Barlow

From Muck & Music to Stones & Roses

Raymond Smith,
Chorley

Wednesday
Feb 15

The Barlow

Madeira - An Island of Flowers

Barbara Kenny, EHS

Wednesday
March 21

The Barlow

Garden Design

Anne & Alison Tarpey-Black
EHS & ArtNoire

Wednesday
March 28

The Clog & Billycock, Pleasington

ANNUAL DINNER at The Clog & Billycock, Pleasington

Wednesday
April 18

The Barlow

Herbs with Magic

Sue Hoy, Lincs.

Wednesday
May 16

Waddow Lodge
Waddington

EVENING VISIT to Waddow Lodge

Saturday
May 26

Coach Trip

SPRING VISIT to Biddulph Grange, Staffordshire


Wednesday
June 20

The Barlow

Hanging Baskets

Jacqueline Iddon
Bretherton

Wednesday
July 18

The Barlow

Carnivorous Plants


Alan Leyland
Chorley

Saturday July 21st  to
Tuesday July 24th

Coach Trip

4 Day GARDEN HOLIDAY visiting South Wales


Saturday
Aug 18

The Barlow

ANNUAL SHOW



Wednesday
Sept 19

The Barlow

Annuals for the Garden

Bob Hughes
Myerscough College

Saturday
Sept 29

Coach Trip

AUTUMN VISIT to the National Memorial Arboretum near Lichfield

Wednesday
Oct 17

The Barlow

Vegetables, 
Living the Good Life

Paul Peacock
Rawtenstall

Wednesday
Nov 21

The Barlow

7.30 p.m. AGM - followed at 8.00 p.m. with a Social Evening and our ever popular Potato Pie Supper and Seed Swop.

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2011

Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 19   

Barlow Institute

Flora & Scenery of New Zealand

David Spencer, Bromley Cross.

Wednesday
Feb 16

Barlow Institute

Beehive Power

Barbara Davies, Ashton-under-Lyne

Wednesday
March 16

Barlow Institute

Unusual Hardy Plants

Neil Huntley, Alston, Cumbria.

Wednesday
March 30

The Rose & Crown, Edgworth

ANNUAL DINNER at The Rose & Crown, Edgworth

Wednesday
April 20

Barlow Institute

Herbs &  Plant Magic

Sue Hoy, Lincs.

Wednesday
May 18

Barlow Institute

Fuchsias and Cultivation

Trevor Strickland,
Preston

Wednesday
June 15

Dorothy's Garden
Clayton-le-Dale

EVENING VISIT to Dorothy's Garden, Clayton-le-Dale.

Saturday
July 2

Coach Trip

SUMMER VISIT to Powis Castle

Wednesday
July 20

Barlow Institute

Special Event with Celebrity gardener and speaker -
Christine Walkden

Friday July  29th to Mon 1st Aug

Coach Trip

4 Day GARDEN HOLIDAY visiting Dorset

Saturday
Aug 20

Barlow Institute

ANNUAL SHOW



Saturday
Sept 10

Coach Trip

LATE SUMMER VISIT to the gardens at Ripley Castle.


Wednesday
Sept 21

Barlow Institute

The Eclectic Victorian Garden

Marilyn Elm
Thirsk, Yorks.

Wednesday
Oct 19

Barlow Institute

Growing with Nature
Alan Schofield
Pilling.

Wednesday
Nov 16

Barlow Institute

7.30 p.m. A.G.M. with Social Evening and Potato Pie Supper and Seed Swap.

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2010

Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 20

Barlow Institute

Houseplants   

John Ainsworth, Bamber Bridge

Wednesday
Feb 17

Barlow Institute

Daffodils


Wednesday March 17

Barlow Institute

Garden Design & a lot more

Andrew Shaw, Skipton

Friday
March 26

The King William

ANNUAL DINNER at The King William, Chapeltown

Wednesday
April 21

Barlow Institute

Growing and Using Herbs

Sue Hoy, Normanby Hall, Lincs

Wednesday
May 15

Coach Trip

Spring Outing to Bodnant Gardens

Wednesday
May 19

Barlow Institute

Perennials and Grasses

Russell Watkins from the RHS Harlow Carr

Wednesday
June 16

Bluebell Cottage Gardens

EVENING VISIT to Bluebell Cottage Gardens, Dutton

Wednesday
July 21

Barlow Institute

Begonias from Start to Finish

Terry Tasker, Southport

Friday 30 July to Monday 2nd August

Coach Trip

4 day GARDEN HOLIDAY visiting Norfolk

Saturday
August 21

Barlow Institute

ANNUAL SHOW                                               

Saturday
Sept 4

Coach Trip

LATE SUMMER VISIT to the gardens at Newby Hall, North Yorks.

Wednesday
Sept 15

Barlow Institute

Veg and Plants for Winter

Phil Dunnit, Ribblesdale Nurseries Woodplumpton

Wednesday
Oct 20

Barlow Institute

Antarctica

Phil Broughton

Wednesday
Nov 17

Barlow Institute

7.30 p.m. A.G.M. with Social Evening and Potato Pie Supper and Seed Swap.

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2009

Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 21

Barlow Institute

Bugs, Pests and Diseases

Nikky Davidson-Kerr, Bolton

Wednesday
Feb 18

Barlow Institute

Gladioli and Carnations

Frank Hartnell, Bradshaw

Wednesday
March 18

Barlow Institute

A Plantsman's Garden - My Garden
& Institute Centenary Tree Planting

Roy Lancaster OBE
Hampshire

Friday   
March 27

ANNUAL DINNER at The Chetham Arms, Chapeltown

Wednesday
April 15

Barlow Institute

Dahlias - My Way

Ian Sutherland, Blackburn

Saturday
April 25

SPRING OUTING to Harrogate Flower Show

Wednesday
May 20

Barlow Institute

Fruit for the Smaller Garden

Tom Leigh, Manchester

Wednesday
June 17

Barlow Institute

Container Gardening   

Dean Peckett, RHS

June 26

4 day GARDEN HOLIDAY

Wednesday
July 15

EVENING VISIT to local gardens

Saturday
Aug 15

Barlow Institute

ANNUAL SHOW


Saturday
Sep 5

LATE SUMMER VISIT to Yewbarrow House, Grange

Wednesday
Sep 16

Barlow Institute

The Cold Greenhouse

Carl Brabin

Wednesday
Oct 21

Barlow Institute

Autumn Shades

Jacqueline Iddon, Bretherton

Wednesday
Nov 18

Barlow Institute

7.30 p.m. A.G.M. with Social Evening and Potato Pie Supper

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2008


Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 16

Barlow Institute

Chillies, Chillies, Chillies

Richard Alker, Bolton

Wednesday
Feb 20

Barlow Institute

The Design of a Mixed Border

Sue Hoy, Normanby, Lincs

Wednesday
March 19

Barlow Institute

Ferns

Ken Green, Hornby

Friday
April 4

ANNUAL DINNER at The Chetham Arms, Chapeltown

Wednesday
April 16

Barlow Institute

Growing Alpines and Hardy Orchids

Geoff Hutchins, Garstang

Wednesday
May 21

Barlow Institute

Our Changing Climate & Plant Protection

Paul Cooke, Ness Gardens

Wednesday
June 18

EVENING VISIT to Jacqueline Iddon's Garden, Bretherton.

Saturday
July 5

SUMMER OUTING to Holehird and Rydal Hall

Wednesday
July 16

Barlow Institute

The Gardens and Park of Smithills Hall

Elaine Taylor, Bolton

Saturday
Aug 23

Barlow Institute

ANNUAL SHOW

Wednesday
Sep 17

Barlow Institute

Collecting and Growing Seeds

Carl Brabin, Bolton

Saturday
Oct 4

AUTUMN OUTING

Wednesday
Oct 15

Barlow Institute

Vegetables for Every Taste

Margaret Robinson, Forton

Wednesday
Nov 19

Barlow Institute

7.30 p.m. A.G.M. - 8.00 p.m. Carl Brabbin returns for a "Seed Swop" followed by Potato Pie Supper.

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2007


Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 17

Barlow Institute

Introduction to Old Tools

Dr. George Howard

Wednesday
Feb 21

Barlow Institute

Gardening Made Difficult

Barbara & Bill Seddon

Wednesday
March 21

Barlow Institute

Dahlias to Delight

Les Foden

Friday
March 30

ANNUAL DINNER at Black Bull, Edgworth

Wednesday
April 18

Barlow Institute

Plant Nutrition

Scott Garnett

Wednesday
May 16

EVENING VISIT to the garden of Mr. John Bent. 
Bents Garden Centre, Glazebury, Warrington.

Wednesday
June 20

Barlow Institute

A rose by any other specific epithet - Deciphering Plant Names

John King

Saturday
July 14

SUMMER OUTING - Normanby Hall Country Park, Scunthorpe.

Wednesday
July 18

Barlow Institute

Herbs and their Benefits

Andrea Denney

Saturday
Aug 18

Barlow Institute

ANNUAL SHOW


Wednesday
Sep 19

Barlow Institute

Modern Roses

Bill Bracegirdle

Saturday
Sep 29

AUTUMN OUTING - Ness Gardens

Wednesday
Oct 17       

Barlow Institute

Plants for the Winter Garden

Andy Walker

Wednesday
Nov 21

Barlow Institute

7.30 p.m. A.G.M. and 8.00 p.m. Social Evening with Potato Pie Supper

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2006


Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 18

Barlow Institute

Limestone & Snow    

Phil Broughton

Wednesday
Feb 15

Barlow Institute

The Japanese Garden at Tatton

Derek Paton-Williams

Wednesday
March 15

Barlow Institute

Wild Life Gardening

Bolton Wildlife Trust

Friday
April 7

Black Bull

ANNUAL DINNER at Black Bull, Edgworth

Wednesday
April 19

Barlow Institute

Cuttings - with a hands-on session

Carl Brabin

Wednesday
May 17

EVENING VISIT to Claughton Hall Gardens, Garstang.
(Mrs. Fitzherbert-Brockholes)

Wednesday
June 21

Barlow Institute

Container Gardening + plants to sell

Andy Walker

Saturday
July 8

DAY TRIP to Dorothy Clive Garden and Bridgemere Garden World

Wednesday
July 19

Barlow Institute

Showing Vegetables

Peter Coates

Saturday
Aug 19

Barlow Institute

ANNUAL SHOW


Wednesday
Sep 20

Barlow Institute

Bulb Planting

Phil Heaven

Saturday
Oct 14

DAY TRIP to Studley Royal

Wednesday
Oct 18

Barlow Institute

Marrow Judging & Gardeners Question Time

Carl Brabin

Wednesday
Nov 15

Barlow Institute

A.G.M. and Potato Pie Supper and Gardeners' Quiz


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2005


Date 

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 19  

Barlow Institute

Bog Gardens & Ponds 

Bob Langrish

Wednesday
Feb 16   

Barlow Institute

Mountains & Their Flowers

Phil Broughton

Wednesday
March 17

Barlow Institute

Vegetable Growing - to eat and show

Paul Brown & Peter Lee

Friday
April 8

Spread Eagle

ANNUAL DINNER at the Spread Eagle, Turton.

Wednesday
April 20

Barlow Institute

Bees - with Honey and Handcream   

Derek & Graham

Wednesday
May 18

Barlow Institute

Displaying for Shows plus plants to sell

Peter Holden

Wednesday
June 15   

EVENING VISIT to Cobble Hey Gardens, Claughton-on-Brock, near Garstang.

Wednesday
July 20

Barlow Institute

Permaculture - Nature's Way to Plenty

Richard Smedley

Saturday
July 23

DAY TRIP to Harlow Carr

Saturday
Aug 20

Barlow Institute

ANNUAL SHOW


Wednesday
Sep 21

Barlow Institute

Shrubs

Paul Cooke, Ness Gardens

Wednesday
Oct 19

Barlow Institute

Greenhouse Gardening

John Ainsworth

Wednesday
Nov 16

Barlow Institute

7.30 p.m. A.G.M. and at 8.00 p.m. Your Christmas Tree, Holland's Nurseries - plus Potato Pie Supper

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2004


Date   

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 21   

Barlow Institute

Historic Gardens in the North and North West

Brian Barnes

Wednesday
Feb 18   

Barlow Institute

Ponds and Bog Gardens

Bob Langrish

Wednesday
March 17

Barlow Institute

"The Living Garden"

John Firth

Friday
March 26


ANNUAL DINNER


Wednesday
April 21

Barlow Institute

Composting, Mulching and Re-cycling

Carl Brabbin

Wednesday
May 21

Barlow Institute

Organic Gardening

Phil Rhodes

Wednesday
June 16

EVENING VISIT to The Bungalow Garden, Roots Lane, Catforth, Preston.
(£2.50 including refreshments)

Saturday
July 17

DAY TRIP to Harewood House and Gardens

Wednesday
July 21

Barlow Institute

"A Gardener's Pot Pourri" - with plant display

Andrew Shaw

Saturday
Aug 21        

Barlow Institute

ANNUAL SHOW


Wednesday
Sep 15

Barlow Institute

Fuchsias

Frank Gibson

Wednesday
Oct 20

Barlow Institute

Alpines

Cliff Booker       

Wednesday
Nov 17

Barlow Institute
7.30 p.m. A.G.M. and at 8.00 p.m.
The History of Bulbs, Russell's Seeds - plus Potato Pie Supper
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2003


Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 15

Barlow Institute Cuttings, Clippings and Garden Gossip

Carl Brabin

Wednesday
Feb 19   

Barlow Institute

Gardeners Forum

Wednesday
March 19

Barlow Institute

The Work of the Lancs. Countryside Service

Ian Hart

Wednesday
April 16

Barlow Institute

Hostas

Ken Green

Wednesday
May 21   

Barlow Institute

Hanging Baskets and Containers

Bill Blackledge

Wednesday
July 16

Barlow Institute

Soft Fruits

Philip Rhodes

Wednesday
Sep 17

Barlow Institute

Clematis Growing

Steve Gilsenan

Wednesday
Oct 15

Barlow Institute

A Naturalist in Majorca

Smith & Walsh

Wednesday
Nov 19

Barlow Institute

The Life of the Honey Bee

Derek Locket

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2002


Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 16

Barlow Institute

Orchids for Beginners

Geoge Barnes

Wednesday
Feb 20

Barlow Institute

Gardening for Birds

Tony Johnson

Wednesday
Mar 20

Barlow Institute

Trees for the Small Garden

Peter Wiseman

Wednesday
April 17

Barlow Institute

Garden Planning and Design

Jim Hart

Wednesday
May 15

Barlow Institute

The Herbaceous Border

Jackie Iddon

Wednesday
July 17

Barlow Institute

Pelargoniums

Paul Cook

Wednesday
Sep 18

Barlow Institute

Mushrooms - Edible and Poisonous

Anthony Bremner

Wednesday
Oct 16

Barlow Institute

Quiz Night


Wednesday
Nov 20

Barlow Institute

Ideas for Christmas

Amanda Raines

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2001


Date

Venue

Subject

Speaker

Wednesday
Jan 17

Barlow Institute

Gardeners Question Time - ask the experts

Derek Brooks
Harry Ackers

Wednesday
Feb 21

Barlow Institute

Grasses and Sedges

Rod Casey

Wednesday
Mar 21

Barlow Institute

Propagation of Hardy Plants

Myerscough

Wednesday
April 18

Barlow Institute

Roses

Tony Bracegirdle

Wednesday
May 16

Barlow Institute

Medicinal and Culinary Uses of Herbs

Brian Barnes

Wednesday
July 18

Barlow Institute

Bulbs including Lilies

Paul Cook

Wednesday
Sep 19

Barlow Institute

A Celebration of Nature

Smith & Walsh

Wednesday
Oct 17

Barlow Institute

Rock Gardens and their Plants

Ben Andrews

Wednesday
Nov 21

Barlow Institute

Unspecified Talk

Keith Thompson

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