TALKS – Autumn 2011 to Spring 2012

Monday 7th November 2011

Cambridge College Gardens’  by Rodney Tibbs

A great opportunity to hear about beautiful  gardens which are easily accessible and open to all of us.

Monday 5th December 2011

The Inspirational  Garden’  by Julie Toll

A great stroke of good fortune that Julie Toll can come and give this super talk to us.  Julie is an award winning garden designer (she has won 6 gold medals at the Chelsea flower show since 1990) and her talk will cover both gardens in this country and abroad, including the Caribbean.  This is a talk absolutely not to be missed!

Monday 6th February  2012

Clematis for Every Season’  by Peter Gooch

Peter Gooch is  a director of Thorncroft Clematis Nursery ,  who are winners of several  Chelsea gold  medals.  He will be giving us an overview of the whole Clematis  family – a flower for everyday.

Plants for sale

Monday 5th March 2012

The Garden Year Month by Month’   by Ray Broughton

What to do when, and more importantly, why.  The  scientific  reasons for our gardening  activities, which is a special interest of Ray’s.  One of our favourite speakers.

The talks take place at 8.15pm  at the Baptist Church, Sherwood Avenue , St Albans (The Quadrant.)  The visitors  fee is £2. You may join the Society at any evening meeting.