KEEP in touch with North-East gardening and floral events through this column every Saturday.
Monday, September 24.
Northumberland and Durham Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society, mini-show and judging discussion, Upstairs Lounge, The Collingwood, Wansbeck Road, Gosforth, 7.30pm.
Tuesday, September 25.
St Nicholas Flower Fellowship, open demonstration, East meets West, by Karl Brunton, Newcastle Cathedral, 10am.
North-East of England Orchid Society, talk and plant sale, Angraecoids of Africa, by Janet Plested, Community Centre, Bowburn, 7.15pm.
Wednesday, September 26.
Lanchester and District Flower Club, demonstration, A Love Affair with Wood, by Audrey Foster of Lealholm, Community Centre, 2pm.
Morpeth Flower Club, demonstration, Colour Design: Season of Change, by Joy Taylor, St James’s Community Centre, Wellway, 7pm.
Thursday, September 27.
Cheviot Valleys Flower Club, demonstration, Spice of Life, by Cynthia Scott, Breamish Hall, Powburn, 7.30pm.
Morpeth and District Gardening Club, talk, Late Season Colour, by David Warden, St James’s Community Centre, Wellway, 7.30pm.
North Tyne Flower Club, open evening with demonstration, It’s a Wonderful World, by area demonstrator Marjorie Moore of Ponteland, Village Hall, Falstone, 1.30pm (book on 01434 240667).
Saturday, September 29.
Alpine Garden Society – North-East England Group, autumn show, Memorial Hall, Darras Road, Ponteland, noon-4pm (sales from 10.30am).
Saturday-Sunday, September 29-30.
Chester-le-Street Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society, early show, Dobbies Garden World, Birtley, Sat 2-6pm, Sun 10.30am-4pm.
Monday, October 1.
North of England Rosecarpe Horticultural Society, talk, Propagation, by Dianne Nichol Brown, Civic Centre, Gateshead, 7pm.
Tuesday, October 2.
Whitley Bay Flower Club, demonstration, Stormy Night at Sea, by Christine Ogle, St John’s Church Hall, Ilfracombe Gardens, 2pm.
Alnwick and District Flower Club, demonstration, The Box, by Margery Mitchell, Costello Centre, Bailiffgate, 7pm.
Darlington Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society, talk, A Garden for all Seasons, by Chris Abbot of Knaresborough, Copper Beech Public House, Neasham Road, 7.30pm.
Thursday, October 4.
Stocksfield South of Tyne Flower Club, demonstration, The Spice of Life, by area demonstrator Cynthia Scott of Aycliffe, Community Centre (Sica), 1.45pm.
Durham Flower Club, demonstration, A Stormy Night at Sea, by Christine Ogle, Methodist Church Hall, North Road, 2pm.
Cestrian Flower Club, demonstration, Contrasts and Changes, by area demonstrator Carol Black, of Cheshire, Park View Community Centre, 7.15pm.