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Programme of Events 2024
Our Speakers for 2024
9th January 7:30pm (note date!)
Helen has been collecting bamboos for over 20 years since falling in love with them whilst living in China.
Bamboos: The good, the bad and the ugly
How they grow, runners and clumpers, growing bamboos in containers and which to grow.
6th February 7.30pm
Dating for Gardeners
Where did our plants and trees come from? How and when?
5th March 7.30pm
Gardening with Wildlife in mind.
Debbie is an award winning garden designer, adviser, gardener, lover of nature and all things beautiful....
2nd April 7.30pm
Simon and Jay McWilliams
Simon and Jay are from "Hedgehog Plants and Gardens"
7th May 7.30pm
Brian is author of "Soil, Sweat and Tears" a book of advice for the reluctant gardener.
Fuchsias, Pelargoniums and organic Vegetable Grower. He is also a broadcaster.
4th June 7.30pm
Herbs for Health and Healing.
He has been a Herbalist Medicine Practitioner and Teacher for 25 years. He has written features about herbs and healing for a number of magazines and is a dedicated plantsman, growing a wide variety of herbal medicines in his woodland garden in Suffolk.
2nd July 7.30pm
Five Gardens at Beth's - all different soils and conditions.
Marc is Product Team Leader for raising plants in the stock beds at Beth Chatto Plants & Gardens.
6th August 7.30pm
A Pathologist at Chelsea - Allergies, Intolerances and Poisons.
Tim was a Consultant Virologist (retired) at Addenbrooke's Hospital
3rd September 7.30pm
Matthew Tanton Brown
Climbers and Wall Shrubs - Clothe your walls with an array of plants.
Matthew is a well known Plant Expert and Broadcaster
1st October 7.30pm
Auriculas - a discussion on the history, growing and propagation of a perfect little plant.
Luci is the owner of Woottens of Wenhaston, offering sales and plant advice. Woottens specialise in growing Irises, Pelargoniums, Primula auricles and Hemerocallis. This talk is on one of her speciality genus.
5th November 7.30pm
AGM and Social
End of Year get-together for members
Visits have yet to be arranged
Please check the website from early spring 2024
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