Zooming our first Winter Talk - now available to view at your leisure!

Thank you to Simon Jones, Garden Manager from the South and West of Scotland from the National Trust for Scotland for a fascinating talk on the gardens he looks after and one of the Trust's most innovative conservation projects, currently underway at Arduaine. You can now see a recording of the Simon's talk on our website here; Bear with the blips and warts and all - but it was our first one! https://www.nts.org.uk/donate

Winter Talks Programme

The Year Ahead With little sign of restrictions being lifted in the near future, we may be unable to hold any meetings in the Village Hall ov er the next few months.  We have therefore had to adapt and add to our planned programme of talks. Our speakers have all agreed to conduct their presentations online via Zoom. This is far from ideal, with no opportunity for social interaction and no access to the first-class catering. However, under the circumstances, it is the best we can do. Instructions and guidance will be sent out prior to each talk, and we hope that even those with limited IT experience will manage to enjoy the presentations. Under the current restrictions, the AGM will take plac

Winter Activities & Competitions

To help overcome some of the isolation which the winter months may bring, we have arranged three extra activities – photography, poetry and hyacinth competitions! Photography Members are encouraged to send in photos which will be displayed on our website – with prizes for the winning entries. During October and November, the topic is ‘Garden Wildlife’ During December and January, ‘An Amusing Scene’ with a caption. During February and March, the topic is ‘Winter Garden’. Photos should be sent to giffordhorti@gmail.com during the months concerned. TAKE A LOOK AT OUR PHOTO ENTRIES HERE....... Poetry Members are asked to ‘have a go’ at writing a piece for the website – again with prizes for th

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