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Floral Art Spring 2016
|Our Programme for
2019 comprises monthly evening meetings, a selection of
outings/visits and our three annual shows. We also hold a
number of social events.
for a brief account of past meetings please click here
Evening Meetings(all evening meetings are at St Mary's Centre, Felpham and start at 7.30pm)
Feb 26th Peter Liverman - Alpines
March 26th Roger Hirons - Camellias and the woodland floor
( Members bulb competition)
April 23rd Martyn Cox - Big Ideas for Small Spaces
May 28th Paul Gallivan - Woolbeding Garden
June 25th Marcus Dancer - Exciting Plants - Perennials and Shrubs
July 23rd Frank Weaver - Bonsai
Sept 24th Maggie Haynes - Tuppeny Barn Project
October 22nd Nick Bailey - Planting for Spring Colour
November 27th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
(Members Only, no visitors)
For brief details of the speakers at each meeting please click on the speakers' name
Shows(All shows on Saturdays 2pm to 4.30pm)
March 30th SPRING SHOW
June 15th ROSE & SWEET PEA SHOW
August 17th FLOWER & PRODUCE SHOW
click here for other events and activities
ALPINES – Peter Liverman
Peter started his own nursery in Worthing before moving to Littlehampton. He and his wife have been members of the Alpine Garden Society for 40 years and are still actively involved both locally and nationally.
CAMELIAS & THE WOODLAND FLOOR – Roger Hirons
Roger has over 35 years in the horticultural industry. Having trained at Pershore College, he spent many years running plant centres and is also a garden designer.
BIG IDEAS FOR SMALL SPACES – Martyn Cox
Martyn is a professional garden writer and author with almost 30 years experience in gardening. He writes a column in the Mail on Sunday and Amateur Gardening.
WOOLBEDING GARDEN – Paul Gallivan
Paul will take us through the garden rooms at Woolbeding set against stunning borders. Formal gardens merge into the rural landscape and include sculptures and follies.
EXCITING PLANTS – PERENNIALS & SHRUBS – Marcus Dancer
Marcus has been in horticulture since he left school and has had his own nursery since the 1980s. Marcus grows a wide range of different and unusual plants – many of his introductions are bred to attract bees and insects.
BONSAI – Frank Weaver
Bonsai is an ancient oriental horticultural art form meaning ‘tree-in-a-pot’. Trees are pruned, shaped and trained and can live to be hundreds of years old. Frank will demonstrate the art of bonsai.
TUPPENNY BARN PROJECT – Maggie Haynes
This is a a non-profit-making smallholding in Southbourne, West Sussex. They grow and sell organic fruit and vegetables. They have an educational centre which provides learning experiences for children, encouraging them to eat fresh fruit and vegetables, to grow their own and prepare healthy meals.
PLANTING FOR SPRING COLOUR – Nick Bailey
Nick appears regularly on many gardening programmes including Gardeners’ World and has a wealth of horticultural knowledge. Nick is engaging and enthusiastic which makes this an evening not to be missed.
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