The results from entries into all of the Online competitions since last year’s lockdown have now been analysed and the overall winners for some of our trophies determined. Unfortunately not all trophies can be awarded as the online competitions meant it was not possible to cover all of the classes and trophies we would have in the normal Annual Show.

Competitionwinner
Overall prize winnerCaroline Sanderson
Vegetable TrophyPaul Bassett
Photograph TrophyBecca Tigue
Banksian MedalCaroline Sanderson
Ben George TrophyChristine Prottey

COVID 19 UPDATE. “Live” meetings are still prohibited during the corona lockdown. But some Zoom meetings have been arranged and the Society are accessing talks by the Tender Shoots Network. These need to be pre-booked with Stella Gilmartin (see Programme page).

Confirmation of the recent announcement on 2021 membership fees is on the Contact us/Membership page.

ONLINE COMPETITION The prize winners for the March Daffodil and Hellebore competitions have now been announced. The April competition details are now on the ONLINE COMPETITION page.

Expect the inevitable April showers this month but with sunny days too, when you can turn your attention to the lawn. It’s an exciting month, with indoor-sown seeds well into growth, and it’s also time to start sowing outdoors. Just watch out for frosts…. Both the Royal Horticultural Society and BBC Gardeners World website give reminders of jobs that need doing this month.

We are an active society promoting a range of different activities for everyone interested in gardening. We normally host monthly talks provided by gardening experts. Details of talks for 2021 are under the Programme page. Details of any visits arranged will be found under Society Trips .

So if you enjoy gardening or simply interested in it- It’s fun and inexpensive to join us. Membership details are on the Membership page along with details of member discounts available at local retailers/nurseries. A map showing how to find us at Beckminster Church Hall and meeting times are shown on the Find us pages.

The Gallery and Links page also has some tips for gardening and links to the Plant Hunters Fair and Shropshire Historic Churches open gardens website for gardeners looking for plants at reasonable prices and with expert advice available. The 2021 calendar for plant fairs can also be accessed through our Gallery and Links page for anybody interested in buying more specialist and unusual plants.

New members and visitor are always welcome. Talks are free to members and £4 to non members.

Get in touch today!

For all general enquiries, Telephone: Caroline Sanderson 01902 713970 or email: wolverhamptonhortsoc@gmail.com

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