Coffee Morning Success!

Wow What a start to events this year, kicking off with our Friendly Coffee Morning earlier today!

A big Thank-you to all the new faces and long-term Supporters, committee members, volunteers and Sale-Table Sellers for helping us make it such a success!

Our 60th Spring Show

Checkout our Events Page for details of our up-coming events and how you can get involved.

Raspberry Treats – Week 2


  • 250g cold unsalted butter, chopped
  • 1tsp finely grated lime zest
  • 200g plain flour, plus extra to dust
  • 80g cornflour
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 75g icing sugar
  • 75g icing sugar
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 250g good quality raspberry jam
  • Handful flaked almonds
  • You’ll need 2 x 12 hole muffin tins, lined with cake cases
  • piping bag with a plain 1cm nozzle
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Christmas Brownies – Week 1

The RGA team are getting in the Christmas spirit, we wanted to share this tasty festive Treat with you!

Ingredients for 15-18 brownies

  • 300g dark chocolate chopped
  • 250g unsalted butter chopped
  • 5 free range eggs
  • 400g caster sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 150g plain flour
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • pinch salt.
  • 3 tbsp mincemeat
  • icing sugar to serve
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Autumn Show Success!

Our Autumn Show on 29th September proved to be our most popular show this year, receiving over 150 exhibits of a varied nature including Fruit, Vegetables, Flowers, Cookery, Floral Art, Photography and Children’s entries.

The Show Secretary commented “Having taken over the role of Show Secretary this year, following the retirement of the previous Show Secretary with his 20 years of service, these will be some big shoes to fill! I look forward to bringing fresh, new ideas to the show bench and welcome new and experienced exhibitors.”

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Seed Catalogues – Available Now!

A helping hand from us to you

River Gardeners’ Association are offering Members and Non-Members alike an amazing 40% discount on orders from our supplier, Kings Seeds.

Amazing 40% discount!

Seed catalogues can be obtained from our Village Garden Shop on Bylan Road on Sundays between 10:30 and 12:00.

All orders and Money needs to be ready for handing in at our Autumn Show (29th September.) Cheques should be made payable to River Gardener’s Association.

For more information about this incredible offer, please contact info@rivergardeners.com or call Tony on 01304 824810.

Summer update – 2018

River Primary School exhibits


Great News! River Gardeners’ Association now have a website: www.rivergardeners.com

We have added Show dates, Schedule downloads, the online entry form and a “Kids Section” to our website so far, and we will be continuously adding, expanding and improving the content available. We hope this site will become the go-to site for all things Gardening in the future!

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Summer Show Winners – 2018

Group Photo of our Summer Cup Winners 2018

Thankyou to all those who attended and exhibited at our Summer Show on Saturday 30th June 2018, without whom this event could not take place!

A big thankyou also to our Judges who gave up their time to judge at our show. We received some great feedback from the judges with regard to the quality of exhibits!

Congratulations to our Cup Winners too and a big well done if you took part in our Fun, Friendly Summer Show!

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