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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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Newsletter Articles

Chairmans Ramblings

From the Chair April 2019     Hi there, I’m writing this the first week of March, it’s gone cold & wet but what a fabulous February we had. I wondered how many of us were tempted out into that unseasonably warm...

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...

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...

Editorial

APRIL 2019    Well after a lovely spell of weather at the end of February we are certainly back to March weather. Who would have believed it that on Sunday 24th February I would be sitting out on the lawn at 11.00am...

SOCIAL MEETINGS CALENDAR 2019

Annual Plant auction Tuesday July 2nd 7.30pm Start Burbage Constitutional Club     Auctioneer – Nick Harrop Pruning 6th August 2019 – 7.30pm Start Burbage Constitutional Club with Darren Rudge dark and...

Japanese Gardens by Patsy Rayner

On June 4th 2019 we welcomed Patsy back, this time to talk about Japanese gardens and how they have evolved over the centuries.  During Patsy’s visits to Japan she has taken some exquisite photos and showed us many of...

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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