SEDLESCOMBE AND DISTRICT GARDENING SOCIETY: The Garden Society will be holding its first event of 2019 on Tuesday February 5 at 2pm in the Village Hall. The talk will be “Beginner Orchids – Care and Cultivation”. The entry fee is £3 per person for non-members and free to members. Tea and biscuits provided. Non-members are, as usual, very welcome and there will be an opportunity to join the society if you wish, membership is only £7 a year for individuals and £10 for couples or families.This enables the society to provide speakers and run the splendid shows held in Spring, Summer and Autumn. The programme for this year includes a Spring, Summer and Autumn Show, on March 23, July 20 and September 28 respectively. In addition there will be four speakers, a BBQ, a social evening and trips. Most importantly, entries are needed for the shows. The categories are cut flowers, pot plants, fruit and veg, floral art, domestic, handicrafts, photography and a section for young gardeners (3 different age groups). So why not show off what you can do as there is a variety of talents that can be employed in these categories. Be brave and give visitors to the shows a real treat! If you have any queries please contact Mrs Brenda Page by e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 01424 870455.