Aldington and Bonnington Gardening Society

The Club has been running for over 60 years.  There are six meetings a year with speakers,  Cheese and Wine in January, a summer BBQ and visits to gardens.  Annual Plant Sale and coffee morning is held in May. Three shows are held each year. New members are welcome.

Day:         2nd Thursday of the month plus outings and shows

Time:      7.45pm to 10pm

Venue:    Aldington Village Hall

Contact:  Jean Evans – 01233 720618

colin.e123@btinternet.com

2018 Programme 

January 11th                Members Cheese and Wine Evening

February 8th               ”Orchids” The care and cultivation of popular orchids An illustrated talk by Christine Bartlett

March 8th                   “The Social History of the Potato” an illustrated talk by Dr Sue Turner

March 24th                  Spring Show

April 12th                     “Fuchsias My Way” An illustrated talk with a demonstration on propagation by Dereck Dexter

May 10th                     “Iris” Where and how to grow the various varieties An illustrated talk by Sue Marshall

May 19th                     Plant Sale & Coffee Morning

June 14th                    An evening outing to a local garden

June 30th                    Summer Show

Garden Visit                (Date & Venue TBA)

August 5th                  Members Social Event Venue & Function TBA

September 1st            Autumn Show

October 11th               “Wildlife”  Does it have a place in my garden? An illustrated talk by Nick Onslow

November 8th            A.G.M.

Evening meetings are 7.45 for 8.00pm in the village hall.

The plant sale is in the village hall and will be open from 10.00 am until midday.

The shows are open from 1.00pm until prize giving at 3.30.