|Group Leader: Marilyn Staus|
|Email Address: email@example.com|
|Meeting Venue: As announced|
|Meeting Day and Time: Fourth Tuesday of each month at 1.30pm|
|Open to new members|
The idea is to organise a variety of activities, mostly visiting members’ gardens and or patios; as well as Spanish friends’ gardens; also visiting local area gardens and/or nurseries for tours or perhaps short talks and a few other miscellaneous activities.
Members don’t necessarily have to be the “dig in your garden” type, but may just enjoy looking at gardens or getting inspiration to tell their gardener.
Marilyn managed such a group for about five years in the US before moving to Javea.
The garden group is flourishing as you can see from our trip to the fabulous El Sueno Botanical Gardens for our April meeting. The group meets on the 4th Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 and since so many members can only be in the country for a limited time there is space for new people. May 24th will be a potluck lunch at a member’s home. June 28th will be a return visit to L’Arbarda to see Diana’s garden (a memorial) and…Read more
If you would like to attend either or both of the following events, please email Marilyn Staus at firstname.lastname@example.org APRIL On April 26 we will visit El Sueno (the dream) Botanical Gardens in Ondara. We will car share for people who want to do that and I’ll give details of the meeting place to new members. We always meet at 1.30pm. There will be a charge of 6 euros for the tour of the gardens and tea. On the way back, we…Read more
Have you always wondered which of these plants might work in your garden here in Spain? How big will it grow, should it be planted in sun or shade, how much water does it need? As gardening is quite different here than in England, Germany or Holland, you might wish to join our Garden Group and learn more. We have a couple of spaces for newcomers so please email Group Leader Marilyn Staus at email@example.com to indicate your interest.Read more
Eighteen members of the Garden Group visited L’albarda Gardens in Pedreguer for their November meet. They car-shared to save the environment to visit the spectacular world-class gardens. Owners Fundem showcase the best of Mediterranean gardens throughout Europe. Led by group leader Marilyn Staus, members saw a variety of formal gardens, architectural structures and a wooded forest as well as Arabic style gardens all within the area. An excellent guide explained in detail the history and development of the garden over the…Read more
Twenty-four Javea U3A members attended the inaugural meeting of the new Garden Group at the Ca Aleix restaurant in Cami Cabanes (behind the huge metal whale on the garden centre road) to formulate plans for future events. Group leader Marilyn Staus welcomed members to the first meeting and said she was looking forward to doing numerous activities including visiting gardens, garden centres and guided tours. She has already organised a visit to L’Albarda Garden near Pedregeur, described as “a hidden…Read more
U3A member Marilyn Staus is launching a new Garden Group. Initially it will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1pm. The idea is to organise a variety of activities, mostly visiting members’ gardens and or patios; as well as Spanish friends’ gardens; also visiting local area gardens and/or nurseries for tours or perhaps short talks and a few other miscellaneous activities. Members don’t necessarily have to be the “dig in your garden” type, but may just enjoy…Read more