We have some exciting speakers lined up for 2018.
1st May 2018
Christine Bartlett -
Orchid Growing for Beginners
The guest speaker for the monthly meeting on Tuesday 1 May at 7.30 pm in the Village Hall is Christine Bartlett who will be giving a talk on orchid growing for beginners. She will speak about how to look after your orchids, improving their growth and getting them to flower again.
3rd April 2018
Philip Oostenbrink -
Head Gardener at Canterbury Cathedral Gardens
The speaker for our next meeting on 3 April at 7.30 pm at the Village Hall is Philip Oostenbrink, Head Gardener at Canterbury Cathedral Gardens. Philip has been Head Gardener at the Cathedral for 3 years and he is a silver medal winner at the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show for his Japanese garden based on his national collection of Japanese grasses. He will be giving a talk on the gardens at Canterbury Cathedral, past and present, and will also have plants for sale at the meeting.
6th March 2018
"Showing Daffodils" - Janine Doulton
Janine Doulton is a national judge for Daffodil shows and will be with us to give a talk on all aspects of showing daffodils, explain what judges look for and how to make sure that you have the best chance of winning the competition.
She is a very experienced judge and both beginners and even experienced daffodil exhibitors should pick up a few tips. With the 2 spring shows only a few weeks away, this is the ideal opportunity to get a few hints to help you along the way.