The West View Sales Hut will be open again from Sunday 7 March 2021 from 10am to 12 noon. Social Distancing will be maintained. All the usual garden and allotment supplies will be available. See the newsletter for details.


The Sales Hut is now Open on Sunday mornings. The number of visitors to the hut site at any one time will again be restricted to allow for observance of social distancing so you may be asked to wait for a short time before coming on site.

Marguerite Hughes Talk in April

For those of you who were unable to attend Marguerite’s talk in April and did not pick up her handout on making the most of Spring borders here is a copy Handout Spring Plants and borders

There are useful lists of Spring plants, styles and tips on designing a Spring border.

Clitheroe Country Markets

Clitheroe Country Markets are looking for enthusiastic bakers, crafters and gardeners to join their Country Market Cooperative. If you would like to earn some extra cash by selling your cakes, bakes, plants or crafts every Tuesday morning or even just come along to help, contact Ruth on 01200 425823. See their website for more information

Reduced Price Entry Card

For those Garden Club members who are not also members of the RHS the Club has a reduced price entry card which entitles the bearer to a 30% discount for an adult member and adult guest to all 4 RHS gardens. To borrow the card apply at the Sales Hut on Sunday mornings.

Plants for Problem Areas

Marguerite Hughes returned in May to give one of her usual entertaining and informative plant talks. For those of you who did not attend I attach the useful handout she distributed at the end of the evening. It was a packed attendance to end this half of our season of talks at the Ribblesdale Wanderers Cricket Club.

Gardens for Wildlife

Thanks to Marion Sycamore who picked up this list at Wycoller and thought we would all like to see what plants were recommended for a wildlife friendly garden.

butterfly and caterpillar