Diary for meetings and events

2021/2022 

Our meetings will resume at 7.30pm from October 13th on the second Wednesday of every month at the William Collyn Community Centre

To ensure everyone’s safety as far as possible please read the following very carefully.

 

4.WCCC request us to wear masks when moving around in the public spaces and using the toilets. Once seated it is your personal choice. Please take personal responsibility for your own safety and have regard for others who may be older or more vulnerable.    

AUTUMN PROGRAMME

Wednesday 13th October 

Tim Fuller ( The Plantsman’s Preference)   ‘Naturalistic Gardening’

Competitions: Autumn flowers from the garden: A plate of apples or pears

Wednesday 10th November

Joe Sharman (Monksilver Nursery) ‘Herbaceous Perennials’

Competitions: A vase of dried seed heads; An indoor foliage plant

Wednesday 8th December 

Jim Paine  ‘Botanic Gardens – A grand Tour’

Competitions: A Christmas table arrangement; a cactus plant

2022

Wednesday 12th January

Annual General Meeting and social evening with light supper

Competitions: A flowering pot plant; A photo of a plant or of your own garden

Wednesday 9th February

Gwenda Kydd: ‘Twelve Tremendous Trees

Competitions: Winter flowers from the garden; An indoor succulent

Wednesday 9th March

Geoff Hodge: Gardening in dry and drought conditions

Competitions: A pot of flowering bulbs; Easter/Spring table decoration

Wednesday 13th April

Barry Gayton: Pests and diseases of the garden and indoor plants

Competitions: Three stems of one flowering shrub; Three sticks of rhubarb

Saturday 7th May 

Plant Sale 2pm at 46 Cambridge Road Girton

Wednesday 11th May

Sylvia Newman: Creating a sensory garden

Competitions: A vase of spring/early summer flowers; Three fresh herbs in a jar.

Summer outings 

Wednesday 8th June to RHS Wisley in Surrey.

details and application forms from girtongardensociety@outlook.com

Wednesday 20th July to Markshall Gardens and Arboretum in Essex

details and application forms from girtongardensociety@outlook.com

Saturday July 9th 

Feast week fete and mini show.

FEAST WEEK VILLAGE FETE

SATURDAY JULY 9th  2022 12 – 5pm

 

 

Wednesday 12th October 

Roger Harvey    ‘Colour in the Autumn Garden’

Competitions: Autumn flowers from the garden: A plate of apples or pears

Wednesday 9th November

Darren Lerigo: ‘Helping the honey bee: the best plants for bees’

Competitions: A vase of dried seed heads; A November arrangement – flowers, foliage, berries, gourds etc.

Wednesday 14th December 

Caroline Holmes: ‘Monet at Giverny’

Competitions: A Christmas table arrangement; a cactus plant

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