Programme of meetings -2017

Tuesday January 17th

AGM Distribution of seed order, plus bring your own seeds to swap or share with others (or 21st February). Members' successes and challenges. Talk by Joe Pimblett, Cheshire Wildlife Trust Reserves Manager


Tuesday February 21st

Members' successes and challenges. Talk on allotments by Pete Turner, Macclesfield Town Council Clerk. Distribution of seed order, plus bring your own seeds to swap or share with others.


Tuesday March 21st

Members' successes and challenges. My favourite gardening implements - ECOG members.


Tuesday April 18th

Members' successes and challenges. TBD


Tuesday May 2nd (11am)

Visit to Grappenhall Walled Garden


Tuesday June 13th (11am)

Visit to The Paddock, Corner Plot garden site, Gawsworth Road, Macclesfield.


Tuesday July 18th (11am)

Visit to Norton Priory Museum and Gardens


Sat/Sun August 5th & 6th

Visit/help at Peter Woollam’s garden, Hough Lane, Alderley Edge (Open to the public in support of Garden Organic [HDRA] 12 noon - 5pm). Guided Tour for ECOG members at 10.30 am on both Saturday & Sunday.


Tuesday September 19th

Members' successes and challenges. Programme planning for 2018. Harvest tasting of what members have grown/cooked.


Tuesday October 10th (10am)

Talk/Fungus Foray at local farm, led by Jeanette Maddy, North West Fungus Group Seed swap and recommendations for 2018 seed order. Programme planning continued.


Tuesday November 21st

Group discount order. Members' successes and challenges. Talk by Jane Roberts on Native Trees of the British Isles.


Tuesday December 19th

Christmas get together – partners invited. Bring flowers in bloom. Bring your own plate, knife, fork, spoon, glass/beaker etc. Take part in quiz/games.