Strood Gardening Club





Society Details - Meetings, Venues, Website & Contacts


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:                          ►Jan ►Feb ►Mar ►Apr ►May ►Jun ►Jul ►Aug ►Sep ►Oct ►Nov ►Dec


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

Dates:                          ►Jan ►Feb ►Mar ►Apr ►May ►Jun ►Jul ►Aug ►Sep ►Oct ►Nov ►Dec


Time:                            Afternoons = 13:30~15:30

Time:                            Evenings = 19:30~21:30


Notes:                          Club uses two venues



Venue:                         As above, unless otherwise stated in Diary below




Contact                       Ms P Mapley

Phone:                         01634 717255



Information                Please phone or send e-mail for further details





Society Diary - Events, Shows, Talks & Visits

Diary 2018


09 Jan                          Jungle Bells - a talk by Sue Shaw


23 Jan                          Italian influences of the Gardens of Kent - a talk by Dr Ann Kneif


13 Feb                         Britain in Bloom - a talk/DVD by Jim Buttress


27 Feb                         Butterflies and Orchids of Kent - a talk by Don Wilks – Cancelled


13 Mar                        Annual General Meeting and Mini Spring Show


27 Mar                        Work of Spadework - a talk by Gillian Speed


10 Apr                          Modern Medicines and their Plant Origin - a talk by Min Keating


24 Apr                          Growing Vegetables in Containers - a talk by Vanessa Jones


08 May                         Clematis through the Seasons - a talk by Everett Leeds


19 May                         Visit to Borde Hill Garden, West Sussex


22 May                         Walled Gardens at Scotney Castle - a talk by Linda Herbert


12 Jun                         How to get the best out of your greenhouse - a talk by Alan Harvey


26 Jun                         Floral Demonstration - by Irene Filmer


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

                                      > non members are welcome to enter


10 Jul                           Growing and showing Dahlias - a talk by Darren Everest

                                      > the evening will include a Geranium Competition


24 Jul                           History of Owletts - a talk by Camilla Baker

                                      > the evening will include a Geranium Competition


28 Jul                           Visit to Looseley Park and Summer Show, Guildford


14 Aug                         Low Maintenance Garden in containers, high impact plants, succulents - a talk & demonstration by Fiona Wemyss


28 Aug                         Success with seeds - a talk by Tim Ingram


08 Sep                         Visit to Borde Hill Garden, West Sussex


11 Sep                         Penshurst Place Gardens - a talk by Tony Wiseman


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


25 Sep                         Chartwell - a talk by Peter Jones


09 Oct                          Floral Demonstration - by Alana Eashington


23 Oct                          In the footsteps of Paddington - a talk by Sue Shaw


13 Nov                         Christmas Decorations - demonstration by Barbara and Carol


27 Nov                         Afternoon Group Christmas Party - entertainment by Steve & Pauline Erickson


11 Dec                         Evening Group Christmas Party - entertainment by Trevor Styles


Diary 2019




About Us

We currently have 90 Members


Subscription £7.50 per annum. Sessional fee £2.00


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 the outings include Waddesdon Manor, Borde Hill Gardens and Looseley Park.
We also have a table top competition at every meeting and a geranium growing competition annually.
Members given a geranium to grow on and enter into competition in July.





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