Sheila Minns, presiding at the monthly meeting, was pleased to welcome a new speaker to the group - Brian Schofield of Saxilby.
A very experienced rose breeder and acknowledged expert, he introduced the members to the history of roses and shared his extensive experience in growing what are one of the more popular garden shrubs.
Chris Raynor won the points in the flower of the month competition.
Forthcoming events, which include the plant sale and the autumn evening show on Friday August 29, with schedules available from committee members or the village post office.
Les Robinson gave an update on the coach outings coming up in his extensive programme; call him on 01673 857063 for information and seat availability.