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Unfortunately because of other commitments of members of the Gardening Group Committee and also dwindling numbers of the group membership it has reluctantly been decided to disband this group as from Monday 20th July 2109.

If a U3A member would be interested in stepping forward to Coordinate the Gardening Group they should contact Lin White email


       U3A Garden Group Diary - 2019






Monday January 28th

Speaker, Mick Poultney,
Raised bed no dig cultivation

Village Hall


Monday 25th February

Speaker, Adrian James
Garden Folklore

Village Hall


Monday 25th March

Easter decorations,
Hands on arrangements, exchange of ideas, bring your own materials.

Village hall


Monday 29th April

Gardening quiz, teams of 4 made up on the day. Fun and light hearted.
Also, plant and seed swap. Bring along spring plant divisions,

VIllage hall


Monday May 20th

A visit to Ashwood Nurseries and John Massey Garden (Chelsea Gold Medallist) in Kingswinford has been provisionally booked for Monday 20 May and is open to all U3A members. We need a minimum of 25 to take part in the tour of the private garden for which the cost is 6.50. The rest of the day will be at your leisure to spend time in the nurseries, shop and restaurant. Own transport (car-sharing where possible please).

To register your interest please

email Laura Eden ( ) with your name(s), address, email address and phone number. Payment to be made

IN CASH PLEASE preferably at the March core meeting but by the 25 March at the latest to 147 Kenilworth Road, Balsall Common.


10.30 at Nursery (provisional)

Guests welcome

Monday 15th July

Visit to castle Bromwich hall Gardens