Please contact

Stephen Bostock –

We are pleased to announce that Stephen Bostock has kindly agreed to accept the role of organiser for this group and we wish him the very best in its development.

NEXT MEETING – Friday 22 March 2024

Time: 14:30 hrs

Venue: room 1, Espace Grimaldi, 84 Pl. des Halles, 53100 Mayenne



A meeting to plan future garden visits.
If you would like to accept a visit by the EM Gardening Group please volunteer.

If you know you are joining us, could you reply to my email ( This is so I can let the owners know roughly what size group will arrive. If you are unsure at the moment and don’t tell me in advance, come anyway.

Please let Stephen know as soon as possible if you would like to attend

by telephoning or click here to send an email

* * Numbers are limited * *

There is no charge for our indoor meetings but donations are invited for refreshments

Plans for the Year

All dates are subject to current Government and Local Authority restrictions regarding
Coronavirus Covid-19 and subject to change or cancellation.

2023 – Dates and topics (to be confirmed)

 24 September 15:00Guided Visit La Ferme Ornèe, Carrouges (61)
 27 October 14:30Indoor meeting – La Visitation – Topic: A review of the gardening year: successes and failures & Review of garden visits
 25 November 14:30Indoor meeting – La Visitation – Talk 1: pruning trees and shrubs, including roses; Talk 2: Making a wildlife pond

2024 – Dates and topics (to be confirmed)

 22 March  Planning garden visits


Details of Open Garden Days for your diary to follow when available

Full details are on the scheme’s website

There is a small cost for the charity – normally €5


If anyone is interested, BBC Gardeners World has a good website;  and the Gardeners’ World magazine gives free access to a “What to do now” section. This is a week by week breakdown of things to do for fruit, flowers, veg, in the greenhouse and in the garden in general. There is also a “How to …” section. For gardening equipment you might want to check this Buyers Guide, which not only shows you the best possible tools for your garden but also some very helpful tips!


Click previous meetings to see what the gardening group has been up to.

Gardening Group Contact:

Stephen Bostock  –

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