2013- 2014 Programme of Events and Talks

Meetings start at 7.30pm in the Village Hall, St. Anne's Lane.

31 August 2013
Produce Show (as part of Sutton Bonngton Show) See Schedule

12th September 2013
A gardener's journey - plants and places in the UK and abroad
A welcome return from  Ann Bird.
 
10th October 2013
Bulb planting demo
John Gibson will cover the planting requirements and growing conditions of daffodils, tulips and hyacinths among others with a selection of specialist bulbs for sale.
 
7th November 2013
Trials and tribulations of setting up a nursery
Helen Osborne of Churchview Nursery near Queniborough.
(postponed from last year)
 
12th December 2013
Top fruit and soft fruit
Jeff Bates will tell us how to get the best from our fruit trees and bushes.

10th January - New Year Party        
 
6th Feb 2014
Plants of the desert – an introduction to cacti and succulents
Mike Davey will illustrate the beauty of their flowers, spines and leaves, and provide tips on their cultivation and the establishment of a mixed plant collection to provide year-round interest.
 
6th March 2014
A veg grower’s year
Vice-Chairman of the National Vegetable Society, David Allison will entertain us and tell us how to grow and harvest a range of vegetables all year round.

29th March 2014 - Spring Show (Schedule)

 
3rd April 2014
The Life and Times of a Gardening Editor
Writer, broadcaster, former editor of Garden News and contributor to many other horticultural publications Geoff Hodge is not to be missed.
 

In addition there will be organised visits to gardens or places of Horticultural interest during Summer 2014, one of which will be to Kew Gardens. More details will be notified when available.



                                    If you have any ideas or suggestions for future talks and/or activities 

                                                               please contact Simon Smith
                                                                   Tel: (01509) 266898 
                                                               email:
smithyveg@aol.com 
                                                             
                                                          or any member of the 
committee 





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