Garden Club

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The Garden Club is the largest group within the Ladies Lunch Club,  with over sixty members; although all do not participate on a regular monthly basis. Meetings are on the First Thursday of the month, usually in the afternoon unless a visit to a Garden is planned.

For more information about our next meeting and venue, please contact our secretary on lunchclubgascogne@gmail.com or have a look at our blog.

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We will be delighted to hear your suggestions for garden visits. Please let us know if you have ideas and if you would host one of the meetings of the garden group.

 

If you would like to join the Garden Club, please email lunchclubgascogne@gmail.com or click here.

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2018 GARDEN VISITS

MAY

 

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For our next outing on Thursday 10th May 2018 we will be visiting the Iriseraie de Papon in Laplume which is located on the D931 between Condom and Agen.

Spread over 3 hectares with approximately 4000 different varieties of Iris collected over the last 25 years – this should be a colourful visit !

 

APRIL

 

Please note that we have had to move forward our next garden outing to Thursday 26th April due to the fact that they are closed until the 23rd April and we apologise for any inconvenience.

We are visiting the Château de Fréchou situated in Lot et Garonne in a small village between Nérac and Condom.

This is a small, privately owned historic property with beautiful gardens and authentic interior.

 

MARCH

The first garden group outing of 2018 got off to a great start. The weather was glorious and we had a good turnout with 27 members attending.

Alain Dumont and Christian Lorbat were our hosts in Averon Bergelle. Alain is an expert orchid grower and is very knowledgeable on the subject, growing a large variety of orchids from seed in his greenhouse. The afternoon started with a talk by Alain on his passion for these beautiful plants which began while he was still living in an apartment in Brussels. The rapidly increasing orchid collection eventually threatened to take over the apartment and Alain and Christian decided to make the move to the Gers !

For more information or if you would like to join our Garden Club, please email us at

lunchclubgascogne@gmail.com

 

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