Tim will talk to garden clubs, horticultural societies, WI etc on a number of horticultural topics, which include;  Plants of Seasonal Interest, Winter Gardening, Gardens of New Zealand, Garden Design, Root cuttings (at the nursery because of the mess!).  He is booked for 2013 and 2014 and will take bookings for 2015 from July 2013.

Tim will also host visits from clubs – because of the weather and day length, these need to be arranged to take place in the summer.

If your club would like a mention here, send an email with your details.
Upminster and District Horticultural Society
Lectures are held on the second Tuesday evening of the month from October to May inclusive (except February).  They are held in the New Windmill Hall, St. Mary’s Lane, Upminster from 7.45pm to 9.45pm with a tea interval.  Doors open at 7.15pm.  Admission is normally free to members but a charge of £2.00 is made to non-members.
Greenfingers Gardening Club, Marlborough Gardens, Cranham is a small friendly club which meets on the 1st Monday of each month at 7.30pm in the Community Centre. (No meeting in Jan and Aug). Horticultural talks, plant sales, outings etc. Newcomers most welcome. Phone Sheila for info 01708 228752.

Next Meetings:

03.02.14 Barbara Lewis – Gardening with Clematis, other Climbers and Wall Shrubs
03.03.14 Jim Buttress – Gardeners’ Question Time
07.04.14 Robin Carsberg – Growing and Using Plants in Containers
12.05.14 Plant Swap and Horticultural Information
02.06.14 Jacqueline Aviolet – Hardy Geraniums
07.07.14 Tim Carter – Long House Plants (and plants for sale)
01.09.14 An evening in Carol Brewster’s Garden, Moor Lane
06.10.14 Brian Carline – Soil, Sweat and Tears
03.11.14 Harry Brickwood – A Gardener’s Year (slide show)
01.12.14 Club Christmas Social Evening


Gardening Friends meet on the second Tuesday each month at The Salvation Army Centre, Petersfield Avenue, Harold Hill, RM3 9PP at 7.30 pm. For details call Richard or Suzi 01708 701096.
Next meetings;

11 March 2014 – Dominic Shields – Day in the Life of a Gardener

08 April 2014 – Debbie Hart – Propagation of Plants

13 May 2014 – Tim Carter, Long House Plants

10 June 2014 – Peter Railton – Containers and Baskets

08 July 2014 – Geoff Hodge – Pruning

12 August 2014 – Jean Griffin plus Fuchsia Competition

09 September 2014 – Simon White – Roses from Peter Beale

11 October 2014 – Kevin Tooher, from Hadlow College

11 November 2014 – Christmas Goodies & 2015 club programme

09 December 2014 – Carol Service with Phil Goldsmith

Green-Fingers meet on the last Monday each month at The Heathlands Centre, The Heathway, Dagenham, Essex at 7.30 pm.  For details call Peter or Kathy 0208 595 6768

Next meetings;

27 January 2014 – Members Night/Members Share their work within the community and garden

24 February 2014 – Steve Bradley, broadcaster and writer for the Sun

31 March 2014 – an evening with Jim Buttress

28 April 2014 – An evening workshop with Dave & John, it’s Fuchsia time

19 May 2014 – Plant sale with our friends from Matthews nursery

30 June 2014 – Jean Griffin, broadcaster & judge, in her own words ‘I am a plant-a-holic’

28 July 2014 – Kevin Tooher, Hadlow College, more questions answered on Clematis, queen of the climbers

18 August 2014 – our annual Fuchsia competition

29 September 2014 – Tim Carter, Long House Plants

27 October 2014 – Harry Brickwood, lilies true and false

24 November 2014 – Christmas goodies and 2015 programme

Guild of Brentwood Gardeners
Meetings held at St Georges Church, Ongar Road, Pilgrims Hatch, Brentwood, commencing at 7.45pm – third Friday each month
Shotgate Garden Club
Meet on the third Wednesday of each month at The Community Hall, Bruce Grove, Shotgate. 8pm – 10pm Entry £2 including refreshments. Newcomers Very Welcome.

For Any Info Phone Carol 01268 571249 or Brenda 01268 472163.