Interest Groups Online Groups

This group will meet to discuss a whole range of gardening topics, for example:

  • Identification of unusual plants
  • right plant right place
  • composting
  • organic gardening
  • container gardening
  • vegetable gardening
  • successes/failures and reasons for each
  • advice to and from members
  • what they are doing now
  • problem-solving
  • pictures of their garden
  • video walk-abouts in their garden
  • gardens they have visited

     A few topics will be chosen in advance for each meeting, and everyone will be free to contribute.


First Monday of the month at 4:00 pm

Group Size & Availability

Minimum 4, maximum 16 members.

Waiting List

How to join

You can join this group, or the waiting list, via the Beacon Members Portal. To join a group you must first subscribe to Interest Groups Online. This is separate to a local u3a membership. 

If you would be interested in helping to lead a group around this subject or any other, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

You can contact the group leader via the Beacon Members Portal. For any other queries or information please contact the Interest Groups Online team by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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