Strood Gardening Club Kent

Society Details

Contact

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

Meetings

Venue 1:  St Nicholas Church (Lower Hall), High Street, Strood, Kent, ME2 4TR
Venue 2: Strood Working Men`s Club, 2 Frindsbury Road, Strood, Kent, ME2 4SS
Day(s):  Second Tuesday evening of month, twelve meetings per year
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Day(s): Fourth Tuesday afternoon of month, twelve meetings per year
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Time: Afternoons = 13:30~15:30
Time: Evenings = 19:30~21:30

Notes the club uses 2 venues

Shows

Venue: As above, unless otherwise stated in Diary below.
Please see the Federation Shows & Sales page for details.

Website

None

Information

Please phone or send e-mail for further details

Diary 2020

Feb. 11 – “All things Gin & Chocolate” – Katherine Hook.
Feb. 25 – “Castle Farm Lavender” – Caroline Alexander.
March 10 – A.G.M. & Mini Spring Show.
March 24 – “Plantaholics Garden” – Gill Regan.
April 14 – “Fuchsias my Way” – Derek Dexter.
April 28 – “Spring in the Garden” – Steve Bradley, Radio Kent.
May 12 – “Vegetables through the Season” – Jo Arnell.
May 26 – “Hooked on Cacti & Succulents” – Sue Turner.
June 9 – Coffee Evening for the Alzeihemer`s Society.
June 23 – “Floral Demonstration/workshop” – Irene Filmer.
Saturday July 413th Annual Summer Flower Show.
July 14 – “Hardy Geraniums” – Graham Spencer. ( Geranium Competition )

July 28 – “Colour Succession” – Steve Edney.  ( Geranium Competition )
Aug. 11 – Weired & Wonderful World of Pollination – Clive Nutman.
Aug. 25 – “Fabilous Foliage” – Anthony Noel. 
Saturday Sept. 513th Annual Autumn Show.
Sept. 8 – “The Work of Spadework” – Gillian Speed.

Sept. 22 – “How climate if changing gardening and what we grow” – Donna Richardson.
Oct. 13 – “Wildlife and sustainability in Gardening” – Gareth Batts.
Oct. 27 – “Care and Pruning of Roses” – Peter Cox.
Nov.10 – “Seasonal Arrangements, Floral Demonstration” – Irene Filmer.
Nov. 24 – Afternoon Group Christmas Party – Entertainment.
Dec. 8 – 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.