Diary for meetings and events

All meetings held at 7.30pm at St Vincent’s Community Centre, Girton

2017          


Thursday 12th October

Joanna Crosby   How to cultivate apples in the modern garden

(plus a horticultural history of the apple with advice from ancient and modern gardeners)

Competitions: Autumn flowers from the garden; A plate of apples or pears (dessert or cooking)

Thursday 9th November

Philip Whaites (Head Gardener at Wimpole)

Rebirth of a garden

Competitions: A flowering pot plant; A vase of dried seed heads

Thursday 14th December

Peter Jackson (Scotsdales)   Plants for winter interest

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

2018

Thursday 11th January

Annual General Meeting and Social Evening

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

Thursday 8th February

Richard Grant (Head Gardener)

Madingley Hall Gardens

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

Thursday 8th March

Caroline Holmes

Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener

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

Thursday 12th April

Andrew Sankey

Making a Garden from Scratch

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

Thursday 10th May

Stephen Poysner

Beekeeping and the Gardener

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

Thursday 11th October

Rodney Tibbs

Your own Mediterranean Climate

Competitions: Autumn flowers from the garden; A plate of apples or pears(dessert or cooking)

Thursday 8th November

Alan Shipp

A kaleidoscope of colour – hyacinths

Competitions: A flowering pot plant; A vase of dried seed heads

Thursday 13th December

Pippa Temple

Fantastic Gardens – Where there’s a Well, there’s a Way (water and gardens)

Competitions: A Christmas table arrangement; Six Brussels sprouts or 3 leeks

2019

Thursday 10th January

Annual General Meeting and social evening with a light supper

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

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