Welcome to our World of Gardening
We meet at the Royal British Legion Club, Georges Rd West, Poynton, SK12 1JY at 7.15pm on the second
Thursday of every month (except August). We are a friendly group of people who enjoy our gardens.
We try to make the meetings interesting & fun, with a wide variety of speakers and topics.
Everyone welcome, so please come along one evening and join us! Every month we hold a raffle, plant sales etc.
Annual Membership £12. Visitors £3 Visitors are always welcome
Our April Meeting is now
our guest speaker was going to be Richard Hewitt Senior Horticulturist at: -
He was going to be talking about the zoo's work in conserving native species of plants
At our March Meeting on the 12th,
Graham gave an interesting illustrated talk on beekeeping and bees.
One surprising piece of information he gave us was the fact that honey bees are thriving. This is due to the fact that interest in beekeeping has grown. In the past 15 years the number of beekeepers in Cheshire has almost doubled to around 650.
The bad news is that bumble bees and other native bees are continuing to suffer a decline.
The Asian Hornet!
A threat to all native bees and insects
How to spot an Asian hornet: They
have a dark brown or black velvety body
have a yellow or orange band on fourth segment of abdomen
have yellow tipped legs
are smaller than the native European hornet
are not active at night
If you spot one you can report it by going to -
or Android @