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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

COACH TRIP SEPTEMBER 2019

Tuesday 10th September 2019 Our Autumn trip will be to Anglesey Abbey, gardens and Lode Mill on Tuesday, 10th September (they don’t book weekend trips). For anyone who hasn’t been before, there is a beautiful house to...

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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...

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...

PLANT HUNTERS’ FAIRS

PLANT HUNTERS’ FAIRShttp://www.planthuntersfairs.co.ukCheck out the Plant Hunters’ Fairs annual newsletter/magazine. It’s crammed full with gardening articles and plant fair news with something for every gardener.Click to follow...

BGC AFFILIATIONS

BGC AFFILIATION Burbage Gardening Club is affiliated to the following National Societies: The National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners Ltd web site: http://www.nsalg.org.uk The Royal Horticultural Society web site:...

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