Programme 2020

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. We finish our 2019 programme with our members & guests Christmas social evening on 10th December, then we’re into the New Year as follows:  

14th January

Speaker: Robin Spencer – Genus Lavandula
Competition: A vase of winter flowering shrubs from your garden

11th February

Speaker: Helen Harrison – Snowdrops and Friends
Competition: A small posy of snowdrops from your garden

10th March

Speaker: Ken Marshall – Wines from my New Garden
Competition: A vase of home grown daffodils

14th April

Speaker: Kathryn Robey – The Dorothy Clive Garden: Seasonal Changes
Competition: A vase of tulips grown by competitor

12th May

AGM followed by cheese & wine
No competition

9th June

Speaker: Mick Poultney – Growing Gladioli for Beginners
Competition: Five stems of gladioli from your garden

14th July

Speaker: Justin Harrison – Summer Bursts of Colour
Competition: A display of sensory plants grown by competitor

11th August

Speaker: Michael Swales – Climate Change
Competition: A vase of sweet peas from your garden


8th September

Speaker: Howard Drury – The Men who Inspired Me
Competition: A vase of Michaelmas Daisies/Asters grown by competitor

13th October

Speaker: Graham & Jane Wagstaffe – “And Now for Something Completely Different”
Competition: An arrangement of plant material depicting Autumn

10th November

Speaker: Ron Rock – The Secret Lives of Solitary Bees
Competition: A vase of Chrysanthemums grown by competitor

8th December

Christmas Social Evening with food and entertainment

No competition