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]

Gardening Club Dates: 2020:

20th January, 7.30pm - Secret Of Great Botanists And What They Teach Us. Matthew Biggs. Competition.  Hellebore.

20th February, 7.30pm - The World Of Lavender. Simon Charlesworth.

19th March, 7.30pm -.Virtual - Tour Of The Place For Plants. Matthew Tanton-Brown. Competition.  Spring Flower.

16th April, 7.30pm.- AGM. The Language Of Flowers. Michael Brown.

6th May, 8.30am - Visit to Ulting Wick & Hyde Hall. 

14th May, 7.30pm - Topical Subject. Guy Barker. Competition. Iris. (Up To Three Stems.)

17th – 22nd May - Holiday To Scotland.

16th June, 8am - Visit To Polesden Lacey.

18th June, 7.30pm - Culinary Use Of Herbs. Zsuzsanna Serer. Competition. Rose. (Up To Three Stems).

14th July, 8am - Visit to Rye & Great Dixter.

16th July, 7.30pm - Recycling In The Garden. Karen Kenny. Competition. Annuals.(Up to Three Stems.)

20th August - Annual Show & Summer Social. Gaillardia Competition.

22nd August, 8am - Visit To Stoke Bruern & Coton Manor.

17th September, 7.30pm - Mr Mole & Friends. Andrew Sankey. Competition.  Dahlia. (Up To Three Stems.)

15th October, 7.30pm - Snowdrops & Hellebores In The Garden. Tim Ingram. Competition. Perennials (Up To Three Stems.)

19th November, 7.30pm - Grow The Best Glorious Plants. Adam Pasco. Competition. Chrysanthemum. (Up To Three Stems.)

17th December - Christmas Social.

Gardening Club Dates: 2021:

21st January, 7.30pm - Exotics Greatest Hits. Andrew Brogan. Competition.  Snowdrops. (Up To Three Stems.)

18th February, 7.30pm - Greenwich Park & Maritime Museum & Naval College. Jim Butress. Competition.  Hellebores. (Up To Three Stems.)

18th March, 7.30pm - 365 Days Of Colour. Nick Bailey (Gardener’s World Presenter). Competition.  Daffodils. (Up To Three Stems.)

15th April, 7.30pm - AGM. What Do I Do With This Space.  Darren Lerigo. Competition.  Tulips.  (Up To Three Stems.)


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