DONNINGTON GARDENING CLUB  (www.donningtonhorticulturalsociety.co.uk)

 

We meet on the first Friday of the month (except in January) at Donnington Parish Hall, Stockbridge Rd, Donnington, Chichester, West Sussex.

 

Membership costs £8 a year and visitors to our meetings are always welcome (entrance £1) 

 

We have a wide range of illustrated talks and demonstrations, with refreshments, raffle, plant sales and a table top competition for flowers, fruit and vegetables. Other events include; 3 shows a year, an annual plant sale, and visits to gardens large and small.

 

We are all amateurs, who enjoy learning from each other, so do come along and join  us!

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Annual Plant Sale

PROGRAMME  Winter/Spring 2018

 

FRIDAY 2nd February - a talk by Alan Sargent - 'Confessions of a Gardener'

 

FRIDAY 2nd March - a talk by Barry Newman 'Growing Vegetables in Containers'

 

FRIDAY 6th April - AGM and Spring Bulb Show

 

FRIDAY 4th May - a talk by Roger Butler 'Pelargoniums'

 

SATURDAY 12th May - Plant Sale

 

All Friday meetings, unless otherwise stated, start at 7-30pm,  doors open 7pm

 

FORWARD NOTICE OF COACH TRIPS IN 2018.

 

We are organising a day coach outing to Exbury Gardens on Saturday May 19th and another outing to RHS Gardens Wisley on Thursday 6th September to take in their annual Flower show. All local residents welcome (not confined to members) so note in your diary now and arrange booking nearer the respective dates by ringing Debbie on 01243 787157 or Brian on 01243.  782729. Seats limited, so book early."

LOCAL NEWS -

 

The Cathedral Trust has organised three illustrated lectures '21st Century Plant Hunters and Explorers'  in support of the 2018 Flower Festival’s theme:-

 

'This Earthly Paradise'.

 

The lectures are on 22nd February 2018 from 10 – 3pm at Chichester College.

 

More details of event and how to book from www.chichestercathedraltrust.org.uk