Programme 2018

Club meetings are generally held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm at All Saints Church Hall, Milford on Sea, SO41 0SQ, unless otherwise stated

2018

January

17th

Rosemary Legrand ‘Spectacular South Africa’  Flowers and scenery of this fantastic country.

February

21st

AGM* followed by Marcus Dancer ‘Climbing plants for sun and shade’

March 21st

Joy Michaud ‘Vegetables – choosing the right variety for the garden and kitchen’

April 18th

Chris Bird ‘The White Garden’ Not necessarily just white!

May 16th

John Baker ‘Perfume of plants’   Why and how and the essential oils produced.

June 20th

Thomas Stone ‘Roses of Mottisfont Abbey Gardens’

July 18th

Out evening; 6:30pm start. ‘Willows’ at Boldre by kind permission of the owners Elizabeth and Martin Walker.  A glass of wine and a wander around their beautiful garden.

August

No Meeting

September 19th

Marina Christopher ‘Salvias’  All you need to know about the cultivation and uses of this versatile plant.  Annual evening in memory of Jill Hodgkins.

October 17th

Geoff Hawkings ‘Friend or Foe: the good, the bad and the ugly’  Some of the pests/diseases and good things to find in your garden.

November 21st

Steve Edney ‘Ten years at The Salutation Gardens in Kent’  A past Milford Gardeners’ Club holiday visit.

December 12th

Christmas party – in-house fun competition! (NB 2nd Wednesday)

* Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 21st February 2018 at 7.00 pm, at All Saints Church Hall, Milford on Sea.  Agenda items to be with the Club Secretary, Jean Robinson (01425 612287), by Wednesday  7th February 2018.  Agenda can be viewed on the website after 14th February or by contacting the Club Secretary