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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

BULKINGTON GARDENING CLUB

Burbage Gardening Club share information regarding speakers and trips with Bulkington Gardening Club. Bulkington Gardening Club meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Bulkington Village Centre, School Road, Bulkington CV12...

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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...

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:...

RHUBARB GIN

 Rhubarb Gin400g rhubarb 250g caster sugar750ml ginCut the rhubarb into short 2cm pieces and add to a large container (a 1 litre jar is perfect). Add the sugar and the gin, seal and give the jar a gentle shake. Pop the jar in a...

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