Please find below our programme of events for 2019.

Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month at the new Community Centre (map of venue). Please arrive at 7.15pm for 7.30pm.

A raffle and a sale of plants in aid of Society funds are held at the monthly meetings. Donations of prizes and items for the plant stall are always appreciated.

Visitors are welcome to come to our talks for a £5 entry fee, which is refundable if you join on the night.


February 26

Growing plants for Chelsea
Simon, How Green Nursery of Edenbridge (a family run nursery)

March 26

Rudyard Kiplings influence on the garden at Batemans
Gary Enstone, House & Collections Manager – Batemans & Bodiam Castle

30th April

The British Alstromeria and the UK cut flower industry
Ben Cross of Crosslands Flower Nursery, Arundel

28 May

History & work of the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew
by Sarah Oldridge, Adult learning co-ordinator for Kew & Wakehurst

25 June

Working in Monets Garden
by Caroline Halfpenny

13 July

Annual Show

30 July

Fuchsias My Way
by Derek Dexter

27 August

How I started my nursery – Rosies Garden Plants
Jacqueline Aviolet

24 September

We forgot about shrubs
Lewis Normand

29 October

Growing for the  kitchen
Paul Patton

26 November

Winter twig identification
by Alan Harvey of Hadlow College
(a hands on  session … maybe working in groups after explanations from Alan)