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Cricklade Garden Club

For information on Cricklade Garden Club please go to the Cricklade Garden Club Website

Guest speakers are organised for each evening meeting throughout the garden club year. The talks last one hour or just over and include a mix of garden-related subjects. All guest speakers share one thing in common – they are all passionate about their subject.

The programme for 2017/2018 is as follows:

October 10th 2017 –  The Oxford Master Gardener Tom Price on Designing with Plants. Tom was Head Gardener for the University of Oxford Botanic Garden for 11 years and now consults and designs for private garden owners

November 14th 2017 – Andrew Knowler from Dobbies Garden Centre on Growing Orchids

December 12th 2017 – Julie Ritchie from Hoo House Nursery on Colour Combinations

January & February – No Meetings

March 13th 2018 – Katherine Crouch on New Tricks for Old Gardeners. Katherine was BBC Gardener of the Decade 2008

April 10th 2018 – Heather Godard-Key on Growing Pelargoniums. Heather is from Fibrex Nursery which holds the national collection of Pelargonium and Hedera

May 8th 2018 – Caroline Sheldrick on Medicinal Plants in the Garden

June 12th 2018 – Jolene Morse from Whitehall Garden Centre on Herbaceous plants: their size, colour, performance and new varieties

July 10th 2018 – Curator Nick Wray on The Development of Bristol University’s Botanic Garden. Nick has been awarded RHS Associate of Honour for his distinguished services to horticulture in the course of his working life.

August – No Meeting

September 11th 2018 – AGM – Group Head Gardener at Bath Priory Jane Moore on Late Summer Colour

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