Montgomery Gardening Club – Auricula Nursery visit, May 2016

Montgomery Gardening Club Visit to ‘Hillview Hardy Plants’ Nursery, May 2016 Montgomery Gardening Club invites a varied selection of speakers to their regular monthly meetings to give presentations on their specialist subjects. Last autumn we had a speaker from ‘Hillview Hardy Plants’ – a nursery near Bridgnorth Shropshire – who gave us an interesting presentation on ‘Auriculas’ – a wide range of varieties of the species Primula auricula. We were invited to visit their nursery this spring and the club members travelled there on 9th May 2016.  On arrival we were treated to tea/coffee and a short refresher slide show and talk Continue reading

Montgomery Gardening Club – Malvern Show visit May 2016

Montgomery Gardening Club Visit to Malvern Show, May 2016 The 2016 Malvern Show was held on a showground lying just beneath Malvern town with wonderful views back to the towering Malvern hills beyond. As well as Flower and Plant displays within the marques there were scores of outside stands featuring Wood working crafts, garden pots, tools and accessories, outdoor clothing and footwear, sheds, all weather garden pods, Shepherds Huts and a wide range of interesting garden ornaments and adornments. A central stage held regular displays and talks similar to gardeners question time with a range of gardening program celebrities at Continue reading

Montgomery Beacon celebrates Queens 90th Birthday

Montgomery Celebrates Queens 90th Birthday 21st April 2016 1 2 3 4 5 Montgomery celebrated the Queens 90th Birthday with a Beacon and Fireworks display on Town Hill that rises above the town. Local farmers transported the wood for the Beacon to the top of Town Hill Montgomery residents arrived as the sun was setting.. some walked, some arrived in 4×4’s, while a select few arrived in style – on tractor drawn trailers ! Town Mayor, Eric Fairbrother, opened the ceremonies with a short speech and read a royal message from Prince Charles before leading the singing of the Welsh Continue reading