South Normanton Parish Council

Proudly serving the people of South Normanton


Locum Clerk/RFO: Brian Smyth
The Hub, Shiners Way, South
Normanton, Derbyshire DE55 2AA

Tel: 01773 814306

South Normanton Gardeners Association

South Normanton Gardeners Association

We are a lively village group of over 60 members with a common love of plants and gardening. Our aim is to deliver a varied and interesting programme to cover as many aspects of gardening as possible with an appeal to all. Indoor meetings usually have a speaker with slides/photographs or plants. There are often plants for sale. Sometimes we will visit a garden or nursery instead of an indoor meeting. We also have an annual whole day trip to a garden or gardens or to a show, and in May we hold our annual market stall sale of plants. In September we stage our annual show where there are usually many high-quality exhibits. This is followed by a buffet, quiz and prize presentation evening in November. We also have a library of donated books, magazines and DVDs which are available to members.

Meetings are normally held on the second Monday of the month at the Post Mill Centre, off Market Street, South Normanton, commencing at 7.30. Please consult the annual programme also shown on this website before attending, however, in case of a variation of date or venue. Membership costs just £5.00 per annum and the meeting admission charge is only £1.00 for members and £2.00 for non-members.

If you require further information about our activities or forthcoming events, please ring Nigel on 01773 811429.

SNGA - Programme Of Events 2020

13 January
Speaker Colin Hickman - Agapanthus and Nerines: cultivation and propagation

10 February
DVD on a celebrated garden followed by AGM

9 March
Speaker Steve Walton - Twenty Years In Horticulture

6 April (1st Monday)
Speaker Patsy Rayner - Japanese Gardens

11 May
Speaker Darren Rudge - Pruning: It's a Snip

8 June
Visit to Broomfield Hall Gardens, Morley, Ilkeston, DE7 6DN.
Start 5.30 at the garden. Cost £3.00 per person payable prior to visit. Refreshments available: extra.

13 July
Speaker Michael Fisher - Plants For Dry Shade

10 August
Speaker Mike Davey -Allotment Gardening: Vegetables For All Seasons

7 September (1st Monday)
Speaker John & Gail Summerfield - The Westshores Story

12 September (Saturday)
Annual SNGA members show at Post Mill Centre, S.N. Open to the public at 1.30 p.m. Auction of produce at 3.15 p.m.
See show schedule for further details.

12 October
Speaker Byron Machin - In Breckland Wilds: England's Last Wilderness

9 November
Annual buffet, presentation and games evening

14 December
Speaker Richard Adams - A Seasonal Camera

NB: Whole day coach trip to be made: date and venue to be arranged. Likely plant sales stall in May: details to be confirmed.

Meetings commence at 7.30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at The Post Mill Centre, off Market Street, South Normanton, DE55 2EJ, unless otherwise indicated.

Further details are available from Nigel Needham, Secretary, on 01773 811429.

SNGA Contact Information


Nigel Needham


01773 811429


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