June 2024

Hello Everyone
For those of you new to Bream Gardening Society… WELCOME.

I hope you are all keeping well and can get out and about with some (or all) of the events we have planned. If you have any queries, please contact us on the BGS email address.

Don’t forget that Wye Valley Flowers offer a 10% discount to members. Also Coleford Garden Centre also offer a 10% discount on full priced items but not goods already discounted. Just show your membership card. Details on our website.

Would you be so kind as to check whether our emails are going into your spam folder? We don’t want you to miss out on the latest news. If you are having problems, we can try to fix them.

Tuesday 11th June – Bream Sports Club – 7.30 to 9.30pm.
Home Grown Cut Flowers by GFGS Chairman Robert Champion who will bring plants and tell us about them. Some for sale as well as our plant table.
It would be very much appreciated if you are able to bring an item suitable for the raffle.

Saturday 15th June. RHS Wisley. NOT TO BE MISSED See flyer below.
It’s not too late to book for our trip. Comfy coach ride, no driving! Entry to the gardens is free for BGS members so the only cost is the coach. You are welcome to bring a guest. Contact the BGS email if you need more information or book via this link.
Wisley Trip – Booking Form

Saturday 22nd June – 2pm EXTRA EVENT Visit to a member’s Garden.
Visit Shanna Ludwig’s garden in Lydney. It is full of flowers she grows plus wildflowers all mixed together. It is amazing! And right in the middle of Lydney.

Then just along the road to Jane Carr where many flower and veg plants will be on sale. Jane also manages her garden for wildlife.

Saturday 29th June 10am to 5pm Visit to Cheryl Cummings’ garden, Monmouth. Provisional – subject to confirmation.

Don’t forget the
Bream Summer Show on 17th August. Schedules are available at some local shops, libraries and community centres. They can also be viewed on our website. Bream Gardening Society – Flower, Fruit and Vegetable growing in the Bream area since 1865 (breamgardeners.net)
More copies will be available at the next meeting or simply email breamgardeningsociety@gmail.com if you need a copy delivered.

In the meantime, enjoy our garden – if it stops raining long enough! The long range forecast seems to be continuing changeable. Roll on summer !! Having said that… its lovely this morning!

best wishes

2nd June 2024