Members of Embleton WI joined up with Embleton Flower Club for a June outing to the Mindrun Gardens.
Everyone enjoyed a guided tour of these popular gardens before partaking of afternoon tea prior to their return to Embleton.
The next day, it was back to business when treasurer Mrs Lynn Harris hosted the monthly meeting at her home.
Reports were made on the outing and the excellent 90th birthday at North Sunderland and Seahouses, which had been attended by four members.
The Northumberland News was reviewed for future county events, including the pledge auction to raise money for county funds.
Programme items for 2015 were considered with many suggestions from members for their favourite topics.
A report on the national agm held in Leeds was circulated.
Plans were made for the July meeting when members will test their confectionery skills.
Business over, it was time for tea and cake, kindly supplied by Lynn.
The competitions for a bookmark was judged by the president: 1 Mrs L Harris; 2 Mrs A Jones; 3 Mrs J Laidler. The raffle was won by Miss J Littler.