I am writing on behalf of the recently formed North East of England and Scottish Borders Begonia Society.
We have a catchment area stretching from Dunbar in the north, down as far as Bishop Auckland in the south, and across as far as Hexham to the west.
We are holding our third annual Begonia Flower Show at Dobbies of Ponteland, next to Newcastle Airport, on the Sunday and Monday of the August Bank Holiday.
The competition is open to anyone who has a begonia to enter any of the 12 classes.
Our show schedule can be obtained from myself, or reception at Dobbies.
As a new group one of our basic aims is to spread the knowledge about growing these beautiful plants.
Any further information can be obtained from myself, or reception at Dobbie’s of Ponteland, or on the National Begonia Society website www.national-begonia-society.co.uk
Secretary of the North East and Scottish Borders Begonia Society