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PDHS Gardening Talk

Go Peat free! The PDHS will be sharing information reducing usage of peat in gardening and will have samples of peat free composts to examine. Click link for some facts about peat.

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PDHS Gardening Talk

Go Peat free! The PDHS will be sharing information reducing usage of peat in gardening and will have samples of peat free composts to examine. Click link for some facts about peat.

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PDHS Gardening Talk

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PDHS Gardening Talk

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PDHS Show

Big thanks to the PDHS committee, helpers and entrants for a great show!

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PDHS Gardening Talk

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Day Lilies

Kath and Owen have been doing some garden maintenance and have a wheelbarrow at the top of their drive (Brook Close Farm) containing dug up yellow and orange day lilies that are free to anyone who would like them….

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PDHS Village Show

Click this link for a printable PDF listing of show classes and entry form.

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PDHS Village Show

Click this link for a printable PDF listing of show classes and entry form.

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Apples for Diabetes

We have plenty of (cooking) apples this year. If you would like some please call at Orchard Croft where we should be happy to let you have some for a donation for diabetes research. The amount raised will be posted on the blog.

Ruth & Chis L

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PDHS Under 5s Poster Competition

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PDHS Village Show

Click this link for a printable PDF listing of show classes and entry form.

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PDHS Under 5s Poster Competition

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PDHS Village Show

Click this link for a printable PDF listing of show classes and entry form.

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PDHS Under 5s Poster Competition

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PDHS Village Show

Click this link for a printable PDF listing of show classes and entry form.

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Gardener Required

Gardener required for a small cottage garden, Tissington village. Knowledge of plants and splitting of plants.
Please telephone Adele B 390 246

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Plant Sales

We have so far raised another £45 from plant sales from the Open Garden Evening. The remaining plants will be available til 1st August. 

There are still several Salvia Amistad (easy in a pot if you have filled your borders!), 2 big clumps of orange Crocosmia, Verbena bonariansis seedlings, Tellimas, a large pot of Phlox and more.

Many thanks to all those who bought aswell as those who donated their spare plants. 

Sue H 334

On behalf of PDHS

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There are still a few places left for our visit to Thornbridge Hall Gardens on 28 July. Entry is free to RHS members ( on production of current RHS membership card) or £7.00 to non RHS members, meet in the car park at Thornbridge Hall at 1.30pm.

As the venue is quite close and coach travel is a little complicated we are lift-sharing.

Please let me know if you would like to join us (non PDHS members welcome) and also whether you are prepared to drive and offer lifts to others (tel 561 or email glynisdrummond@gmail.com). I will then coordinate the lift share. There are currently seats available for those who don’t want to drive.

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Plants, Plants, Plants!

There are lots of lovely plants left! Beautiful hostas, salvias, echinacia, pulmonaria, crocosmia and more!
Please come and choose something (there’s always room in your garden!)and make a donation to Parwich and District Horticultural Society. 
Many thanks SueH

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Open Gardens

Click on the map to open a printable PDF version

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Plant Sale

A selection of wonderful plants will be on sale outside Rookery House as part of Parwich and District Horticultural Society’s Evening in the Garden event this Wednesday.
Come and choose from Cerinthe major, box, foxgloves, Verbena bonariensis, Geraniums and more.
Sue H 334

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Open Gardens Update

We already have more than ten gardens opening in the village for you to enjoy, and the weather is set for a glorious afternoon, so be sure not to miss the free Village and Members-only Open Gardens on Wednesday, 4pm to 7pm.

Our thanks to everyone who has volunteered to open their garden. 

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Village Open Gardens

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Cancelled PDHS Event

PDHS- programme update- please note that the event listed on our programme has been cancelled due to Covid restrictions:

Monday 12 July  Parwich Hall event to raise money for Mid Derbyshire Association for Mobile Physiotherapy.

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Village Open Gardens

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PDHS – Visit to Thornbridge Hall Gardens.

We are planning to visit Thornbridge Hall Gardens on 28 July. Entry is free to RHS members ( on production of current membership card) or £7.00 to non RHS members, meet in the car park at Thornbridge Hall at 1.30pm. As the venue is quite close and coach travel is a little complicated we are lift-sharing.
Please let me know if you would like to join us and also whether you are prepared to drive and offer lifts to others (tel 561 or email glynisdrummond@gmail.com) I will then coordinate the lift share.

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Plant Sales

A big thank you to all who bought or provided plants over the last couple of months. We made an incredible £325 for Parwich and District Horticultural Society. This will certainly more than cover the costs of the talk later on this year.
We hope to have more plants for sale on July 21st when a selection of gardens will open in the village for An Evening  in the Garden. Donations of plants gratefully accepted, preferably labelled.
Sue H and Jill L

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Last Chance for Plants

Plant sales outside Rookery House will end after the weekend.
There are still a few plants in need of  a good home, including blue Cornflower, Ammi majus, chives, Spirea and Lysimachia ciliata(a dark leaved perennial with yellow flowers).
Sue 334

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Even More Plants

New plants have gone out, we have some autumn fruiting raspberries, hellebores, pots of Canterbury bells to prick out, dwarf sunflowers and a few herbs.
Come and have a look.
Jill L

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Parwich Village Show

The Horticultural society is holding the Village Show this year on Sunday, 12th September.  The full schedule will be published later but for those keen photographers out there, here are the categories for the photographic section.The categories are the same for all age groups but obviously the children’s photos will be judged separately.

  1.  Wildlife
  2. Garden Tools
  3. Enjoying the Sun
  4. Sticks and stones

A maximum of 3 photos can be entered in any one category.

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Yet More Plants!

I have just put some more plants out at Rookery House, there are Cosmos , Echinacea, Dwarf Sunflowers more Lupins and Rudbeckia Rustic Dwarf.
Have a look 👀.
Jill L

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More Plants

A fresh batch of plants is now for sale outside Rookery House in aid of Parwich and District Horticultural Society. We have raised £200 so far and would love to reach £250 in the next couple of weeks before winding sales down.
Come and choose from  Rudbeckia, dwarf Lupin, Salvia, Cosmos and more.The last tomato plants are begging to be planted out. Please save them from  ultimate recycling in the compost bin!There is also an Azalea in need of a good home .
Many thanks Sue H 334

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More Plants

As Sues deputy, I have put more plants out this morning.
A few shrubs, some perennials including tree peony’s and some bedding.
All found outside Rookery House, donation in the jar please.
All in aid of Parwich Horticultural Society.
Thanks
Jill L

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Plants Galore!

We have fresh stock including:
Marigold, lettuce and borage seedlings
Tomatoes – Alicante, Marmande and Black Russian 
Perennials such as Phlox, Tree Peony, Penstemon, Cornus and Geranium
Herbs – mint, chives and chervil
Yours for a donation to Parwich and District Horticultural Society from outside Rookery House.
Many thanks Sue H 334

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PDHS Plant Sale

There is now a big choice of lovely plants and seedlings for sale outside Rookery House in aid of Parwich and District Horticultural Society.
Come and pick up unusual varieties of Dianthus and tree peony; bedding plants like miniature dahlias, marigolds; herbs and tomato plants. There are also currently some good-sized Heleniums. Much better value than the garden centre and for a good cause! With the lack of Open Gardens PDHS needs to replenish the coffers so that it can continue to support other village groups.
You’ll find a jar for donations alongside a bottle of hand sanitiser. 
Thank you
Sue H

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Plants for Sale

Plants will again be for sale outside Rookery House next week onwards.

Sales will be in aid of Parwich and District  Horticultural  Society to help replenish funds. 

Open Gardens would normally be our main fund raiser and this is the second year that we are unable to hold this event. Aswell as subsidising trips and speakers for members, PDHS is usually able to make generous donations to other village groups. By  purchasing or donating plants to sell you can help us continue to do this.

Look out for vegetable and flower seedlings alongside unusual perennials. Hand sanitiser will be available next to a collection jar.

Many thanks 

Sue H 334

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It is with great regret that we will have to cancel Open Gardens this year. Covid restrictions have created too many complications for our small committee to overcome alongside a smaller number of gardens able to open. This means that there will be no donations available for village groups again this year.

However, we are hoping to hold a casual evening event in July where we can open gardens for folks from the village. 

Definite plans (Boris permitting!) include the Produce Show on September 12th, a talk in October and the Bob Matthews Quiz on November 20th in the Legion. Looking forward to seeing you all then. 

Next year is the 70th anniversary of the Society and with your help we hope to have a bumper year! 

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Pump Hill Tidy Up

With the weather set fair for the next few days Lynette is planning to do some tidying around Pump Hill and would welcome any willing volunteers to help her. If you want to help you’ll find Lynette either at home or at Pump Hill, trowel in hand!

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Snowdrops for Sale

There are bundles of snowdrops in the green (ready to plant now for a display next year) outside Rookery House. Money raised will go to Parwich and District Horticultural Society. Please place money in the jar provided and remember to hand sanitise afterwards.


Last year we raised around £160 from doorstep plant sales and donated the money to the Memorial Hall to help with running costs during the pandemic. Look out for more plants and vegetable seedlings as the spring gets going. Proceeds will be distributed later to help another village group in need.


Thank you,

Sue H

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