Strood Gardening Club

Kent

 

 

 

Society Details - Meetings, Venues, Website & Contacts

Meetings

Venue 1:                      St Nicholas Church (Lower Hall), High Street, Strood, Kent, ME2 4TR

Venue 2:                      Strood Working Men`s Club, 2 Frindsbury Road, Strood, Kent, ME2 4SS

 

Day(s):                         Second Tuesday evening of month, twelve meetings per year

Dates:                          08 Jan • 12 Feb • 12 Mar • 09 Apr • 14 May • 11 Jun • 09 Jul • 13 Aug • 10 Sep • 08 Oct • 12 Nov • 10 Dec

 

Day(s):                         Fourth Tuesday afternoon of month, twelve meetings per year

Dates:                          22 Jan • 26 Feb • 26 Mar • 23 Apr • 28 May • 25 Jun • 23 Jul • 27 Aug • 24 Sep • 22 Oct • 26 Nov • Dec

 

Time:                            Afternoons = 13:30~15:30

Time:                            Evenings = 19:30~21:30

 

Notes:                          The Club uses two venues

 

Shows

Venue:                         As above, unless otherwise stated in Diary below

 

Website                       ~~

 

Contact                       Ms Pam Mapley ~ Secretary

Phone:                         01634 717255

Mobile:                         ~~

E-mail:                         tm006m6172@blueyonder.co.uk

 

Information                Please phone or send e-mail for further details

 

 

 

 

Society Diary - Events, Shows, Talks & Visits

Diary 2019

 

08 Jan                          Modern Medicine & their Plant Origins - a talk by M Keating - 19:30

 

22 Jan                          Care and Cultivation of Orchids - a talk by Christine Bartlett - 13:30

 

13 Feb                         Robert Pocock - Botanist, Naturalist & Historian - a talk by Malcolm Jennings - 19:30

 

26 Feb                         My Horticultural Journey through Hadlow - a talk by Michael Pearce - 13:30

 

12 Mar                          Annual General Meeting - 19:30

                                      > the evening will include a Mini Spring Show

 

26 Mar                          Gardens at Quex Park - a talk by Sue Harris - 13:30

 

09 Apr                          Growing and Showing Sweet Peas - a talk by Darren Everest - 19:30

 

23 Apr                          Tales from the Potting Shed - a talk by Jean Griffin (Radio Kent) - 13:30

 

14 May                         Who's been Sleeping in my Bed - a talk by Katherine Lynn - 19:30

 

18 May                         Outing to RHS Wisley Gardens

 

28 May                         Making a Buzz - a talk by Lauren Kennedy - 13:30

 

11 Jun                         Canterbury Cathedral Gardens & Grounds - a talk by Philip Oostenbrink - 19:30

 

22 Jun                         Outing to Woburn Abbey & Gardens

 

25 Jun                         Making a Table Centre - a floral demonstration/workshop by Irene Filmer - 13:30

 

06 Jul                           Summer Flower Show - St Nicholas Church, High Street, Strood - 14:30~16:00

                                      > non-members are welcome to enter

 

09 Jul                           Life & Gardens of Gertrude Jekyll - a talk by Lesley Chamberlain - 19:30

                                      > the evening will include a Geranium Competition

 

23 Jul                           Fuchsias My Way - a talk by Derek Dexter - 13:30

                                      > the afternoon will include a Geranium Competition

 

13 Aug                         A Look at Pruning, How, When & Why - a talk by Kevin Tooher - 19:30

 

27 Aug                         History & Renovation of the Higham Canal - a talk by Dave Parnell - 13:30

 

07 Sep                         Autumn Show - St Nicholas Church, High Street, Strood - 14:00~16:00

 

10 Sep                         From Seed to Posie - a talk by Linda Warner - 19:30

 

14 Sep                         Outing to Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway

 

24 Sep                         Macmillan tea/coffee afternoon - 13:30

 

08 Oct                          History of Riverhill Gardens & Rogers Family - a talk by Sarah Rogers - 19:30

 

22 Oct                          Thru the Seasons at Kew & Wakehurst Gardens - a talk by Sarah Oldridge - 13:30

 

12 Nov                         Seasonal Arrangements - a floral demonstration by Irene Filmer - 19:30

 

26 Nov                         Afternoon Group Christmas Party - Entertainment - 13:30

 

10 Dec                         Evening Group Christmas Party - Entertainment - 19:30

 

Diary 2020

 

 

 

About Us

Details

 

Membership
We currently have 90 Members.
Annual subscription: £7.50 per person. Sessional fee £2.00.

 

Benefits
We have a wide variety of speakers/demonstrations at 90% of our meetings.
We have 3~4 outings each year to places of interest including the RHS gardens.
  This year they include:
> RHS Wisley, Woburn Abbey & Gardens, Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway.
We also have a table top competition at every meeting and a geranium growing competition annually.
Members are given a geranium to grow on and enter into competition in July.

 

 

 

 

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