Newsletters

We produce a quarterly newsletter which is circulated to all our members in January, April, July and October.  Newsletters that have been published in the last two years are featured below. Click on the month and year of publication to view and read the newsletter.

Please revisit this page to see more newsletters as they become available.

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January 2018               Information Sheet

January 2018 Information Sheet

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January 2017   

(to read it in full click on:  january2017a)

p1000363Page 1 - Updates and forthcoming events
Page 2 - Margot's tasty recipes from garden produce
Page 3 - Down on the Allotments in their Centenary Year
Pages 4 and 5 - Margaret W's "A Walk on the Wildside" (2)
Page 6 - John's "Lost Garden of Cwmgwrach" 
Page 7 - Althea's first experiences of growing in this country
Page 8 - Olwyn's planning for winter colour in the garden
Page 9 - What's on in the National Botanic Garden in the coming
 months; details of the Club's RHS affiliation
Page 10 - Newsletter sponsors; advanced notices and committee contact details
If you're wondering what you could be doing in the garden in the coming 3 months
there are some RHS tips for January (page 5), February (page 6) and March (page 9)

OCTOBER 2016
 (to read it in full click on october-2016)
 leavesPage 1 - dates for the diary Oct-Dec
 Page 2 - this year's cupwinners
 Page 3 - the 2016 Horticultural Show
 Page 4 - Another project on the go: Graham Morris
 Page 5 - News from Rheola, and this year's trips
 Page 6 - Nelson Mandela's love of gardening
 Page 7 - A walk on the wild side (Margaret Walters)
 Page 8 - Mark Ashton's dahlias at Malvern Show
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JULY 2016

Page 1:         Diary dates:  July-September
Page 2:         Save our library, and book review
Page 3:         I was there – the Chelsea Flower Show
Page 4:         A new garden – start again time
Page 5:          Creating a mini wildflower meadow
.                      plus details of Annual Show 3rd Sept.
………………………………………..Page 6:         How does YOUR garden grow?

          To view the July newsletter please click on:         JULY 2016 NEWSLETTER

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APRIL 2016
Page 1              Diary, April – June 2016
Page 2:             Trips 2016
Page 3:              Growing Vegetables
Pages 4,5          Gardening at Penrhiw
Page 6               Choosing the Right Plants

To see the complete newsletter please click on:
 April 2016 newsletter
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2016

JANUARY 2016  – To see the complete newsletter click on
January 2016 newsletter
Page 1:           Diary January – March 2016
Page 2:           Hints and tips
Pages 3-4      Versailles in May
Page 5:          Will this come back again next  year (the finale)
Page 6:   Early spring flowering shrubs

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OCTOBER 2015

Page 1:   Diary of events October-December
Page 2:   The Horticultural Show, Sept 2015
Page 3:    Will this come back again next year?
Page 4:     Start again time in a new garden
Page 5:    Cupwinners at the Show
. . . . . . .    and  Halloween
Page 6:     Make your garden a haven for birds.

 To read the complete newsletter click on this link:      October 2015 newsletter

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JULY 2015
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July 2015 newsletter
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Page 1:     Diary dates, July – September.
Page 2:     Visits to Hidcote and Rococo Garden
Page 3:    Parks & Gardens in Cardiff, and Raised Beds
Page 4:     Will this come back again next year? – Part 2.
Page 5:      Times, they are a changing (Glynneath Show past & present)
Page 6:      Memories of Miners’ Fortnight

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To read the April 2015 newsletter
click on the link:           April 2015

Page 1 – Diary dates, April-August
Page 2 – St Fagans and Abbey Cwm Hir
Page 3 – Simnel Cake
Page 4 – “Will this come back again next year?”
Page 5 – On the towpath.

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snowdrops To see the January 2015 newsletter, please click this link:       JANUARY 2015 newsletter

Contents
Page 1:  Programme of events till April 2015
Page 2:  Vegetable growing
Page 3:  Update on Rheola walled garden
Pages 4-5:  Monet’s Garden.

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leavesTo view the October 2014 newsletter click on
OCTOBER 2014

Contents                                                                          Page 1:  Diary of events October – December 2014
Page 2:  Report on the 30th Horticultural Show
Page 3:  Recipes and how to grow giant marrows
Page 4:  Horatio’s Garden – at the Spinal Unit, Salisbury
Page 5:  Guy Fawkes

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more poppiesJULY 2014

Contents
Page 1:  Diary dates July – October 2014
Page 2:  30 Years of the Show
Page 3:  Recipes to try
Page 4:  St Swithun’s Day
Page 5:  Gardening with nature in mind
Pages 5-6:  Events & information.

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JONQUILAPRIL 2014

Contents                                                                         Page 1:  Diary dates April – August 2014
Page 2:  Trips
Page 3:  Brassicas & clubroot
Page 4:  New ways with vegetables
Page 5:  Spring is just round the corner
Page 6:  National Gardens Scheme.

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2014 numbersJANUARY 2014

Contents
Page 1: Diary dates January – May 2014                 Page 2: Growing new varieties of vegetables   Pages 4-5 : Snapshot of the trips made in 2013

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leavesOCTOBER 2013

Contents                                                                   Page1:     The Annual Horticultural Show
Page 2:    The Cup Winners
Page 3:    Moths and Butterflies
Page 4:    The Garden Party
Page 5:    Courses and events
Page 6:    Autumn Diary: October 2013 –             January 2014.

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pink roseJULY 2013

Contents                                                               Pages 1-2:  Trips and visits                                     Page 3:  The splinter group                                         Page 4:  Two speakers                                               Page 5:  A living valley.

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daffs and chickAPRIL 2013

Page 1:  Programme for April – September
Page 2:  Proposed trips in 2013
Page 3:  What else is happening?
Page 4:  Selar
Page 5:  Morning – Rise & Shine
Page 6:  Lily of the Valley
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 JANUARY 2013

Page 2:  Tomato Growing
Page 3:  A snapshot of 2012
Page 4:   Roundabouts
Page 5:    Folklore.

                         

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