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:                          ►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

 

Shows

Venue:                         As above, unless otherwise stated in Diary below

 

Website                      

 

Contact                       Ms P Mapley

Phone:                         01634 717255

E-mail:                         tm006m6172@blueyonder.co.uk

 

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

Details
We currently have 90 Members

 

Membership
Subscription £7.50 per annum. 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 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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