Angmering Horticultural Club.

Programme 2019 - 2020  

4 June

Visit to NGS garden. [meeting report]

18 June

Open Gardens - eight members will be opening their gardens to any Club member (and friends) who'd like to come and have a look around.
2.00 - 6.00pm. [meeting report]
2 July
'Prison and Horticulture'- a talk by Steve Porter from HMP Ford. [meeting report]
6 July
Angmering Flower and Produce Show, Pigeon House, High Street.

August no meeting.

3 September
Excursion to the Sir Harold Hillier Garden, Romsey, departing 9.30am. Further details from
1 October
'Architectural Plants' - Guy Watts will tell us about the foundation and development of his well-known specialist nursery in Pulborough. (There will also be a 'bring and buy' sale following this meeting)
5 November
'The Tuppenny Barn' - Maggie Haynes will explain the work of this charity which aims to educate children about organic and sustainable horticulture.
3 December
Back by popular demand, Angmering's 'Enchanted Florist' Ellen Ford will demonstrate how to make decorations for Christmas from your garden.

January 2020 no meeting.

4 February

Paul Dalby on how to grow dahlias successfully.

3 March
'The Trials and Tribulations of Lordington Lavender' - Andrew Elms will describe the work at this Hampshire lavender farm. (There will also be a 'bring and buy' sale following this meeting)
7 April
Shelley Marks-Thompson will tell us about the Sussex Flower Barn, which we will be visiting on 16 June (Details to follow)
5 May
AGM - the necessary business, followed by drinks, nibbles and a little bit of fun.

Reports from previous meetings 

• Evening visit to garden of Peeler's Retreat, Arundel. [meeting report].

• Sam Kirk, from Ferring Country Centre, gave us an insight into the excellent work done at FCC to provide meaningful work experience to adults with learning difficulties, through riding therapy, horticulture and farming [meeting report].
• Jean Griffin, popular gardening broadcaster, regaled us with her 'Tales from the Potting Shed' [meeting report].
• Peter Chivers gave us practical advice, just in time, on 'Preparing Winter Containers and Spring Bulbs' [meeting report].
• 'Gales, Greenhouses and Global Warming' - a talk by well-known weatherman, broadcaster and writer Ian Currie [meeting report].
• 'Deck the Halls' - homemade floral decorations for Christmas demonstrated by Angmering's very own enchanted florist, Ellen Ford [meeting report].

• 'Ground Cover' - suggestions from Geoff Hawkins for plants which help reduce the need for weeding - an absolute must for all gardeners! [meeting report]

• 'Soil Matters' - it really does! - and Dr Steve Millam, Director of Brinsbury College, told us why. [meeting report]
• AGM May 2019. [meeting report]

All meetings at the King's Suite, Angmering Village Hall, Station Road, Angmering BN16 4HL, 7.30pm

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