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, 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.
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.
8 January 2013 Plants of interest presented by Peter Railton
12 February 2013 Celebration meal with guest speaker Jim Buttress
12 March 2013 Kevin Tooher from Hadlow College
9 April 2013 Peter Webb The Good Life part two
14 May 2013 Geoff Hodge- Bugs
11 June 2013 Dave Spencer – Dahlias
9 July 2013 Priors Clements Nursery
13 August 2013 Fuchsia competition
10 September 2013 Harry Brickwood Gardens to Visit
8 October 2013 Tim Carter Long House Plants
12 November 2013 Christmas Goodies
10 December 2013 Carols 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
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.