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Welcome to the Burbage Gardening Club website

Situated in the Midlands, we offer gardening enthusiasts from all backgrounds the chance to meet up, socialise and share their horticultural wisdom and experiences. From coach trips and events, to trading and days out; there is something for everyone to enjoy.

The club meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at the Burbage Constitutional Club, Church Street, Burbage. Commencing at 7.45pm the meetings consist of Eight speakers, two social evenings an A G M and a Plant Auction held in aid of a local charity.

If you have any questions or would like to know more, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Events

Basket Filling for Burbage

This morning many members of the Gardening Club helped to fill the village hanging baskets with 16 Summer flowers in each. There are about 100 baskets and the team worked extremely well finishing the job by about 11am. Our Chair...

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History

Bill Greenway Remembered by Derek Wheeler

Bill died aged 81 on 13th December 2003. In his last year following his operation and subsequent infection he was in poor health. He came to Hinckley in 1964 with wife Gwen, children Helen and Neil. When Gloster Aircraft was...

Dark and Desirable by Paul Green

On Tuesday 3rd September we had the pleasure of welcoming Paul Green of Greens Leaves Nursery to our social meeting to give us a talk entitled “Dark and Desirable”.  He also brought a wonderful selection of plants...

Burbage Gardening Club 73rd Annual Show

On Saturday 17th August 2019 we held our 73rd annual open show and dahlia championship.  It was quite spectacular with such a variety of entries from vegetables, dahlias, cakes, jams, eggs, photography, a craft section and a...

Pruning by Darren Rudge

On August 6th 2019 Darren Rudge came to talk to us about the importance of correct pruning.  Darren is a self employed garden designer and lecturer.  He is a radio presenter and broadcaster for the BBC with over 15 years...

EDITORIAL

JULY 2019Well, what a mixed bag of weather for the last three months.Plants seemed to be all out of kilter. Snowdrops seemed to be over in no time.We all thought there would be no daffodils for the competition but we were proved...

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