Gardening Club

Gardening Club in Colchester, Essex at Poplar

The Gardening Club at Poplar Nurseries meets on a monthly basis in the Poplar Restaurant and have a guest speaker at each meeting. We also have 4 or 5 one day trips as well as a 5 day holiday each year for visiting various gardens. These are always well supported.

For all membership enquiries and details please contact: [email protected]

2021/22 Schedule: 

  • 19th August: Summer Social 
  • 16th September: Dig For Victory - Matthew Biggs.  Competition - Dahlia (up to 3 stems). 
  • 21st October: Different Ways With Clematis - Peter Skeggs-Gooch.  Competition - Perennials (up to 3 stems)
  • 18th November: A Virtual Walk Around East Bergholt Place Gardens - Matthew Tanton Brown.  Competition - Chrysanthemum (up to 3 stems
  • 16th December: Christmas Social 


  • 20th January: Mr Mole & Friends - P Sankey-Smith.  Competition - Snowdrops (up to 3 stems) 
  • 17th February: Exotics Greatest Hits - Andrew Brogan,  Competition - Hellebores (up to 3 stems) 
  • 17th March: Greenwich Park And Maritime Museum & Naval College - Jim Buttress.  Competition - Spring Flowers (up to 3 stems) 
  • 21st April: AGM - 7 to 7.30pm     Grow The Best Florious Plants - Adam Pasco.  Competition - Tulips (up to 3 stems) 


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