Diary for meetings and events


From October 2019

All meetings will be held at 7.30pm in the William Collyn Community Centre, Wellbrook Way, Girton CB3 0GP



Thursday 12th January    William Collyn Community centre 

Annual General Meeting and social evening with a light supper

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

Thursday 13th February

Peter Jackson  Bulbs: Spring and Summer Flowering

Competitions: Winter flowers from the garden; Three onions or winter cabbage

Thursday 12th March

Darren Lerigo (Modern Mint)   What can I do with this space?

Competitions: A pot of flowering bulbs; Broccoli or spring greens

Thursday 9th April

Barry Gayton  Pests and diseases of the garden and indoor plants

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


Saturday 2nd May

Plant Sale  46, Cambridge Road, Girton     2pm onwards

Come early for bargain plants , perennials, annuals, tomatoes,vegetables, herbs, succulents and shrubs. Often sold out early so don’t leave it too late.


Thursday 14th May

Sylvia Newman  Creating a sensory Garden

Competitions: vase of Spring/early summer flowers; Three fresh herbs in a jar

Wednesday 10th June

GGS coach outing to RHS Wisley, Woking ,Surrey, GU23 6QB

Details in the March newsletter or from   girtongardensociety@outlook.com

Saturday July 11th 12-5pm

 Feast Festival Fete and mini show

We will have a shared stall with the Allotment Society and there will be a mini Flower and Vegetable show. Below is the list of competition categories and the rules of entry.


Wednesday July 15th

GGS coach outing to Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum, Coggleshall, Essex, CO6 1TG

Details in the March newsletter or from   girtongardensociety@outlook.com


Note change of monthly meetings to Wednesdays

Wednesday 14th October 

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

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

Wednesday 11th November

Pippa Temple  ‘The Mill Garden – a Labour of Love’

Competitions: A vase of dried seed heads; A gourd (squash or pumpkin)

Wednesday 9th December 

Geoff Hales  ‘Gardener’s Joy’

Competitions: A Christmas table arrangement; Six Brussels sprouts or three leeks


Wednesday 13th 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


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