THERE'LL be gardening chat aplenty at Slimbridge Gardening Club's next meeting.

Mandy Bradshaw - the 'Chatty Gardener' - is to give a talk entitled Beyond the Garden Gate at Slimbridge village hall on Tuesday, February 12 at 7.30pm.

A horticultural journalist, Mandy writes a garden blog called and scooped the title of 'Gardening Journalist of the Year 2018.

She will be entertaining club members with anecdotes and snippets about her life and her garden.