Programme 2024

January 21stFestive lunch at the White Swan, Ampleforth
February 7thNick Fraser, Head Gardener, National Trust North Yorkshire & Tees Valley covering Nunnington Hall, Ormesby Hall & Rievaulx Terrace‘Gardening with the National Trust at Nunnington Hall, Ormesby Hall & Rievaulx Terrace’.
March 6thJohn Cossham, York‘Composting’.
April 3rdClive Dawson, York‘An oasis  in a city – York Cemetery Gardens’.
April 26thTrip to Harrogate flower show
May 1stHelen Neave, Founding Director of‘How we ‘’Make it Wild’’ – a personal story of re-wilding the land.
May 18thPlant sale in village hall
JuneOuting Scampston Hall gardens provisional date 8th June.
June 23rd Open Gardens around Ampleforth in conjunction with the Village Hall
Summer date TBCGarden party in the garden of the vicarageCelebration of Ampleforth & District gardening club’s  40th anniversary.
AugustOutingPossible Yorkshire Arboretum  visit.
September 4thSarah Hopps, Thirsk‘A garden for all seasons’.
October 2ndSarah Owen-Hughes, Head Gardener, Rudding Park Hotel, Harrogate`Science and the Garden’ – looking at the little things that make you a better gardener.  
November 6thDr John Grimshaw, Director,  Yorkshire ArboretumTrees for the Future.
December 4thAGM & social, wreath making