Widnes Horticulture at the Tatton Park Show

February 12, 2019
The Society has expressed an interest in building an Edible Allotment garden at the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park in 2019.  The Show will take place on 17 -21 July. Confirmation of the result of our application will be given in March.  If you would like to get involved in this project we would be happy to hear from you.  Please contact Angela Ball on our email address widneshorticulture@yahoo.com.
 

Victoriana Nursery Gardens

February 12, 2019
We have added Victoriana Nursery Gardens to our list of companies who will give a discount to our members.  Please email Angela Ball at widneshorticulture@yahoo.com for the Discount Code.
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Suttons Seeds Discounts

January 31, 2019
If you are starting your preparation for exhibits for our Annual Show in September or just looking to enhance your garden with flowers and vegetables  for the summer, Suttons Seeds are giving discounts to members for orders placed online.  Their website address is given in the Links page. Contact Angela Ball for the promotion code. 
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RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2019

January 25, 2019
Don't forget to set aside an hour this weekend to carry out your own bird count in your garden.  Our gardens are important havens for birds and wildlife. See www,rspb.org.uk for details of what to do and how to send in your results. This is vital research to help to monitor and therefore preserve our wildlife.
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Programme of Events

January 14, 2019
The Committee are currently developing a full programme of events for 2019.  See the Events page.
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Links with Local Schools

January 14, 2019
The Society's relationship with Spinney Avenue Primary School continues to blossom.  The school have now planted all the daffodil bulbs generously donated by  Len and Gail of Whitegate Daffodil Farm  www.daffodilwalks.com.  Raised Beds have been cleared ready for planting and this week Society members helped plant herb seeds for the school's new greenhouse.

Other positive school news :  St Peter and Paul Catholic College have been accepted to take a garden to RHS Tatton Show 2019.  They will a...
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Bulb Planting at Halton Haven Hospice

January 14, 2019
Society Members have helped to pot up bulbs at the hospice. The bulbs were donated to the Wonky Garden thewonkygarden.co.uk  by Rivendell Garden Centre Widnes.  It was good to be outside despite the weather. All the bulbs are now potted up. Halton Haven will sell the pots in the spring to raise funds.  Huge thanks to everyone who donated pots, their time and/or fostering plants in their sheds and greenhouses.    
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Happy New Year

January 14, 2019
A new year and awaiting the garden to warm up.  January is the month of seed catalogues and dreams.  The committee wish all our members and readers a very Happy New Year.
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Good Times

December 13, 2018
It was a very enjoyable evening last night at the WDHS Christmas social held at the Halton Stadium .  Good company, Good food, Great entertainment from the D'ukes band.



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Christmas Event

December 1, 2018
Please come and join us for our Christmas event to be held at the Halton Stadium, Karalius Suite on 12th December at 7 for 7.30 pm. Seasonal entertainment by the D'ukes ukulele band.  Delicious hotpot supper included in ticket price.  Tickets £9 for members, £10 for non-members available from Anne Billington via our email address. Details on the website.



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