2017 Programme of Events

2017 Programme

Thu 9 Feb 2017 7.30pm – Vegetables all Year Round & Show Craft - John Trim Retired head gardener & horticultural   
                                      lecturer talks about how to improve or start our own veg & fruit growing.  

Thu 9 Mar 2017 7.30pm – Growing Roses the Easy Way – Stewart Pocock from Pocock Roses, Romsey. Stewart will give us
                                       the benefit of his expertise and have rose products for us to buy.  
This event was substituted by 
                                       Glenn Duggan's presentation "Roses" which he delivered when Stewart had to "cry off" the day 
                                       before the talk due to illness.

Thu 13 Apr 2017 7.30pm - Plant Propagation from seed/softwood cuttings & Colourful Summer Containers – Peter Chivers

Thu 11 May 2017 7.30pm – A Practical Demonstration of Gardening Techniques – Brian Kidd. Radio Solent’s “Gardeners
                                        Question Time Expert Brian will give us the benefit of his expertise with practical demonstrations.

Sat 10 Jun 2017 pm          - Garden Plant & Garden Item Auction. Your chance to donate and bid! 
Original date Thu 8 Jun 
                                        2017 7.30pm, moved to Saturday 10 June because venue is being used for a Polling Station for the
                                        General Election.    Actual start time to be decided as soon as possible.

Thu 13 July 2017 6.30pm - Visit to Sir Harrold Hilliers Garden, Romsey and personal guide tour by its director followed by a
                                       reception.  There is an additional charge of £12 per person for this event and numbers are restricted 
                                       to 30.   THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL
Sat 22 July 2017 2pm        Member's Tea in Jan's Garden.   Our Membership Secretary who won the 2016 Fareham in
                                       Bloom Award is opening her garden and holding a tea for Members.   THIS EVENT IS NOW 
Thu 10 Aug 2017 6.30pm - Visit to Shore Leave Haslar - to see the Gardens and the Garden techniques used by the military
                                       veterans as a therapy.   We will be travelling by our own cars to the venue.   
If you require a lift
                                       or can offer a lift please contact our Secretary Judy Tedore.                                       

Thu 14 Sep 2017 7.30pm – “Perennials for Everyone” – Roger Hirons. Do you know your perennials from you hardy annuals?
                                       Roger will explain all!

Thu 12 Oct 2017 7.30pm - Your Lawn – Wilf Simcox. Wilf will provide all those useful tips and information to help you
                                      create that perfect lawn.

Thu 9 Nov 2017 – 7.30pm AGM, Quiz & Buffett Supper Our end of Club Year followed by an excellent free buffet and a
                                       light hearted Quiz.
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