Strood Gardening Club Kent

Society Details

Contact

Mrs Pam Mapley – Secretary
Phone: 01634 717255
Mobile: —
Email: tm006m6172@blueyonder.co.uk

Meetings
Please Note the club uses 2 venues  

Venue 1: St Nicholas Church (Lower Hall), High Street, Strood, Kent, ME2 4TR
Day(s): Second Tuesday evening of month, twelve meetings per year
Time: Evenings = 19:30~21:30

Venue 2: Strood Working Men`s Club, 2 Frindsbury Road, Strood, Kent, ME2 4SS
Day(s): Fourth Tuesday afternoon of month, twelve meetings per year
Time: Afternoons = 13:30~15:30

Shows
Venue: As stated in Diary below.
Please see the Federation Shows & Sales Calendar page for further details.

March 9Mini Spring Show & A.G.M.
July 3 – Summer Show
Sept. 4 – Autumn Show

Website

None

Diary 2021

Jan. 12 – 19.30 – “Wildlife and Sustainability in Gardening”CANCELLED
Jan. 26 – 13.30 – “Gardens at Hever” – CANCELLED
Feb. 9 – 19.30 – “Exotics for your garden” – CANCELLED 
Feb. 23 – 13.30 – Plantaholics garden
March 9 – 19.30 – AGM – Mini Spring Show
March 23 – 13.30 – “Hooked on Cacti & Succulents”
April 13 – 19.30 – “Fuchsias My Way”
April 27 – 13.30 – “Growing and Showing Sweet Peas”
May 11 – 19.30 – “Vegetables through the Season”
May 25 – 13.30 – TBA
June 8 – 19.30 – “Coffee Evening for the Alzeihemer`s Society”
June 22 – 13.30 –  Floral Demonstration / workshop
Saturday July 314th ANNUAL SUMMER SHOW – St Nicholas Church
July 13 – 19.30 – “Hardy Geraniums”  – Geranium competition
July 27 – 13.30 – “Colour Succession” – Geranium competition
Aug. 10 – 19.30 – “Weird & Wonderful World of Pollination”
Saturday Sept.414th ANNUAL AUTUMN SHOW – Lower Hall, St Nicholas Church
Sept. 28 – 13.30 – “How climate is changing gardening and what we grow”
Oct. 12 – 19.30 – “Perennials, large and small, in pots or in the garden”
Oct. 26 – TBA
Nov. 9 – 19.30 – “Seasonal Arrangements” – floral demonstration
Nov. 23 – 13.30 – Afternoon Group Christmas Party – Entertainment
Dec. 8 – 19.30 – Evening Group Christmas Party – Entertainment.

About Us

Details

Membership

We currently have 90 Members.
Annual subscription: £7.50 per person. 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 they include:
RHS Wisley, Woburn Abbey & Gardens, Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway.
We also have a table top competition at every meeting and a geranium growing competition annually.
Members are given a geranium to grow on and enter into competition in July.