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JERSEY GARDENING CLUB – SCHEDULE FOR 2022

Another sign of the restoration of more normal life following the pandemic: the Jersey Gardening Club resumes its schedule of meetings – but all meetings are subject to Covid restrictions prevailing at the time.

The meetings take place at St Lawrence parish hall, starting at 8pm unless stated otherwise*.

Everyone is welcome.

The schedule for 2022:

Tuesday 19 April:  Malcolm Dickson of Hooksgreen Herbs in Stone, Staffordshire. 

Founded in 2005 and run by the Dickson family, Hooksgreen are one of the leading Herb Nurseries, enjoying a reputation of supplying quality culinary, medicinal and scented herbs to the general public. Bring some of your own herbs to show to other members.

Tuesday 17 May: Nick Morgan, a senior glasshouse specialist advisor role at RHS Wisley, will talk on “Making the most of your greenhouse”.

*Tuesday 21 June: Member’s outing.  

*Saturday 9 July: Members’ Summer Afternoon Garden party and Sale tables. Postponed from 2021.

Tuesday 19 July: Geoff Hawkins will give a talk “House Plants – Growing, Caring and Enjoying”. An illustrated talk showing the range of plants available, how to grow, care for them, and how to display in the home.

Geoff is a retired head gardener at the private estate of Mill Court near Alton, Hampshire and has been involved in the running of Froyle Gardening Club.

The club will hold the members’ Le Seelleur Rose Bowl competition at the July meeting. 3 rose stems – either the same variety or 3 different varieties. One entry only per member.                  Vases will be provided.

Tuesday 16 August:           

Grow and Show – Members’ competition.  Simone Glendewar will give a talk on the Central Market.                                                    

Tuesday 20 September: Currently nothing planned yet.

Tuesday 18 October: Nick Aubin, Chairman of the Mycology section of La Société Jersiaise, and one of the club’s newer members, will give a presentation and talk all about fungi and its benefits to the garden.

Tuesday 15 November: Janine Buckley, an International Camellia Society Director for the Channel Islands will give a presentation on the history, growing and management of camellias and their uses.*27th November: TBC : members’ Christmas Meal out – Further details will follow later in the year

JERSEY GARDENING CLUB – SCHEDULE FOR 2022

Another sign of the restoration of more normal life following the pandemic: the Jersey Gardening Club resumes its schedule of meetings – but all meetings are subject to Covid restrictions prevailing at the time.

The meetings take place at St Lawrence parish hall, starting at 8pm unless stated otherwise*.

Everyone is welcome.

The schedule for 2022:

Tuesday 19 April:  Malcolm Dickson of Hooksgreen Herbs in Stone, Staffordshire. 

Founded in 2005 and run by the Dickson family, Hooksgreen are one of the leading Herb Nurseries, enjoying a reputation of supplying quality culinary, medicinal and scented herbs to the general public. Bring some of your own herbs to show to other members.

Tuesday 17 May: Nick Morgan, a senior glasshouse specialist advisor role at RHS Wisley, will talk on “Making the most of your greenhouse”.

*Tuesday 21 June: Member’s outing.  

*Saturday 9 July: Members’ Summer Afternoon Garden party and Sale tables. Postponed from 2021.

Tuesday 19 July: Geoff Hawkins will give a talk “House Plants – Growing, Caring and Enjoying”. An illustrated talk showing the range of plants available, how to grow, care for them, and how to display in the home.

Geoff is a retired head gardener at the private estate of Mill Court near Alton, Hampshire and has been involved in the running of Froyle Gardening Club.

The club will hold the members’ Le Seelleur Rose Bowl competition at the July meeting. 3 rose stems – either the same variety or 3 different varieties. One entry only per member.                  Vases will be provided.

Tuesday 16 August:           

Grow and Show – Members’ competition.  Simone Glendewar will give a talk on the Central Market.                                                    

Tuesday 20 September: Currently nothing planned yet.

Tuesday 18 October: Nick Aubin, Chairman of the Mycology section of La Société Jersiaise, and one of the club’s newer members, will give a presentation and talk all about fungi and its benefits to the garden.

Tuesday 15 November: Janine Buckley, an International Camellia Society Director for the Channel Islands will give a presentation on the history, growing and management of camellias and their uses.*27th November: TBC : members’ Christmas Meal out – Further details will follow later in the year

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