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 & Plant Sales
Please see the Federation Shows and Sales Calendar page for further details.

March 8 – Mini Spring Show & A.G.M.
July 9 – Summer Show
Sept. 3 –
Autumn Show

Website

None

Diary 2022

Jan. 1 – 19.30 – “The Gardens of Walmer Castle”
Jan. 25 – 13.30 – “the Thrill of Wild Orchids”
Feb. 8 – 19.30 – “Hardy Geraniums”
Feb. 22 – 13.30 – “Vegetables for all Seasons”
March – 19.30 – AGM – Mini Spring Show
March 22 – 13.30 – “Exotics in your Garden”
April 12 – 19.30 – “Growing & Showing Sweet Peas”
April 26 – 13.30 – “Fabulous Foliage”
May 10 – 19.30 – “Gardening for Bees”
May 24 – 13.30 – “Gardening in the Shade”
June 14 – 19.30 – “Green Cuba – A Saunter through some of its Gardens & National Parks”
June 28 – 13.30 –  Floral Demonstration 
Saturday July 914th ANNUAL SUMMER SHOW
July 12 – 19.30 – “A Year in my Local Patch” – Geranium competition.
July 26 – 13.30 – “House Plants” – Geranium competition.
Aug. 9 – 19.30 – “Doddington Place Gardens”
Aug.23 – “Salvias”
Saturday Sept.314th ANNUAL AUTUMN SHOW
Sept. 27 – 13.30 – “Art of Pruning Roses”
Oct. 11 – 19.30 – “Colour Succession”
Oct. 25 – “65 Year of Horticulture”
Nov. 8 – 19.30 – “Seasonal Arrangements” – floral demonstration
Nov. 22 – 13.30 – Afternoon Group Christmas Festivities.
Dec. 13 – 19.30 – Evening Group Christmas Festivities.

About Us

Details

Membership

We currently have 60 Members.
Annual subscription: £10.00 per person. Sessional fee £2.00.

Benefits

We have a wide variety of speakers/demonstrations at 90% of our meetings.
In normal years we have 2 or 3 outings to places of interest including the RHS gardens.  
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.