Welcome to the Clays Horticultural Society.

If you wish to submit an article or information to be displayed on this website please Contact any of the committee

Chairman:  Mrs Pauline Pasley
St. Peter’s Cottage, Middlefield Road,
North Wheatley, Retford DN22 9DA
Tel.: 01427 880916

Committee Secretary: Christine Crowther
Fountain Lodge, Middlefield Road,
North Wheatley, Retford DN22 9DA
Tel No:- 01427 884882

Hon Treasurer: Alan Ryder
“Brendon”, Top Street, North Wheatley, Retford DN22 9DB
Tel No:- 01427 884752

Outings & Holiday Secretary: Ted Pasley
Tel No:- 01427 880916

Programme Secretaries: Jean Johnson / Dawn Wilson
Tel Nos:- 01427 880571

Press Secretary:- Judith Goacher.
There will be a Green Top Table  at meetings for the disposal of  plants / gardening tools / books etc. Proceeds will be  donated to charity.

PROGRAMME FOR 2020 (Subject to alteration)

January 20th
”First Aid in the garden”

Speakers: Alan Ryder & Jean Johnson

Tea Hosts: Steph Cullen, Jo Dawson, Anne Denny


February 17th

“Alpines in the wild & cultivation”
Speaker: Howard Drury

Tea Hosts: Nigel & Sylvia Emery, Maureen Hayward,
Celia Jones


March 16th

“The world of owls – Brillo & Eric – their habitat”

Speaker: Annette Mackenzie

Tea Hosts: Jennifer &Coli Keyworth, Carol Kirk


April 20th

“Happy house plants – the indoor jungle” & plant sale

Speaker: Geoff Hodges

Tea Hosts: Sue Ledger, Brian & Angela Marchant,
Beverly Messon

May 18th

“Ornamental grasses” & plant sale.
Speakers: John & Gail Summerfield

Tea Hosts: Sarah North, Barbara Ogley, Isobel Robinson
June 15th

“Flower arranging” Workshop, groups of 4/6, bring your own flowers.
Competition foe best arrangement.

Demonstrator: Jennifer Keyworth

Tea Hosts: Sharon Rowland, Jane & Sandy Sanderson


July 20th
An evening visit to Binbrook Fern Nursery
Leaving at 6pm.   Details to follow Host: Neil Tim.


No meeting

September 21st

Members’ Produce Show & Competition

Prizes for each group: Flowers, fruit & vegetables.

Tea Hosts: Brian & Joan Shead, Chris & Rose Sharpe

October 19th

Annual General Meeting. 7pm start.

Taster buffet meal from members own recipes .
Details to follow

Tea Hosts: Lesley Smith, Susan Sole, Nona Stockdale

November 16th

An evening visit(6pm) to “Scrumpy Wasp” at East
Markham –
Talk and tasting of cider – bring your own picnic supper.
There will be a subsidised charge to visit and taste.   Host: Tim Needham


December 15th

Christmas Lunch at The Olde Bell, Barnby Moor

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