Fri 11th January, 2013
Marcus, from Fordingbridge, will be a lecture with a hands on approach with large colour photos passed round illustrating the plant in question.
There will be plants for sale and a pruning demo!
Fri 22nd February, 2013
Scent in the Garden
Surely one of gardening's most important aspects. An explanation of what scent is and slides will show us how to make the most of scented plants.
Fri 22nd March, 2013
Gravel gardening - low maintenance, drought tolerant plants
Entrance £1 extra. The seed list from Derry's Special Plants Nursery, near Bath, is legendary. Roy Lancaster visited the nursery for an article in The Garden, October 2011.
Fri 26th April, 2013
In the Footsteps of St. Partick
We follow the story of St. Partick, visiting gardens and landmarks in Ireland.
The Baker's garden featured in Monty Don's Gardener's World in July 2012 and there is the possibility of arranging a visit.
Fri 24th May, 2013
Cultivation and Uses of Unusual Herbs
This will be an amusing hands on talk, with herbs for sale as well as to touch and smell. Carrie will also bring her Hedgerow Jelly book and preserves to buy.
Fri 27th September, 2013
British Wild Flowers
An amateur botanist who travels widely to photgraph plants in their natural surroundings.
Fri 25th October, 2013
William Robinson, the Wild Gardener
In his lifetime, Robinson was better known than Gertrude Jeykll but not so now. Richard will outline Robinson's achievements.
Fri 22nd November, 2013
The Winter Garden
Troy is now Head Gardener at Bodnant, a stunning National Trust garden in North Wales