Programme 2019

Programme 2018

All our meetings are on Tuesdays and the presentations start at 7.30pm so members generally arrive about 7.15. The garden visits are arranged separately.

8th January

Speaker: Ruth Williams – The Living Churchyard
Competition: Indoor pot plant grown by competitor

12th February

Speaker: Anita Wright – The Four Seasons
Competition: Vase of winter flowers & foliage from your garden

12th March

Speaker: Phil Smith – A garden year at Wollerton Old Hall Gardens
Competition: Three stems of a flowering shrub from your garden

9th April

Speaker: Darren Rudge – Teabags, bras & tights Part 2!
Competition: Decorate a hen’s egg

14th May

AGM followed by cheese & wine, with presentation by John SpiresOrchids & how to grow them
No competition

11th June

Speaker: Ken Whittaker – Secrets of growing & showing
Competition: Wild flowers from your garden in a jam jar


9th July

Speaker: Gordon Malt – Salvias & ornamental grasses
Competition: Flower arrangement in a wine glass

13th August

Speaker: Jeff Bates – Bulbs: planting, use & care
Competition: Selection of vegetables on a tray 41cmx30cm (16″x12″)


10th September

Speaker: Justin Harrison – Colours of Autumn
Competition: Pot of outdoor bulbs planted by competitor

8th October

Speaker: Cherish Watton – The Women’s Land Army origins, WW1 &WW2 organisation to the present day
Competition: Hallowe’en theme display

12th November

Speaker: Phil Colclough & Colin Henshall – Flowers & Gardens Visions & Music: Winter Scenes
Competition: Table decoration with a Guy Fawkes theme

10th December

Christmas Social Evening
with food and entertainment