EVENTS PROGRAMME 2019

We welcome non-members to our evening events and shows. Entry for evening talks is £3 non-members/£2 members, including home-made cakes, tea and coffee.

THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY
7.30 Village Hall
‘REWILDING THE KNEPP ESTATE’
by Jason Emrich, Estate Manager & Penny Green, Estate Ecologist.
A fascinating conservation project which started in 2003. With the depressing decline in Britain’s wildlife, this is one of the most successful and exciting wildlife conservation projects in the UK and indeed Europe. It is truly wonderful and should fill us all with hope!

THURSDAY 28th MARCH
7.30 Village Hall
‘BUGS EAT BUGS’
by Steve Bradley, TV and Radio Broadcaster
Steve can be heard regularly answering gardening questions on Radio Sussex, Surrey and Kent. He’ll be entertaining us with how biological control is used to destroy pests. Familiar sprays are being withdrawn from the market so it’s a time to look at alternatives and keep our edible plants free from chemicals.

THURSDAY 25th APRIL
7.30 Village Hall
‘PREPARING FOR YOUR SHOW’
Barry Newman our President, RHS Judge and local grower will be giving advice on preparing and staging on a wide selection of vegetables, fruit and flowers. There will be tips on how to get the best out of your exhibits and what the judges are looking for. If showings not for you this talk could make judges out of you all in one hour!

THURSDAY 25th July
7.30 Village Hall
VISIT TO PRENPLANTS | The Haven, Billingshurst.
Come and enjoy an evening at this wholesale peat free perennial nursery. A talk on how the plants are grown and demonstrations on the potting machine, a tour of the site and an opportunity to buy at special horticultural society prices. Homemade cakes and refreshments included.

SATURDAY 3rd AUGUST
THE SUMMER SHOW – 2pm in the Village Hall

THURSDAY 31st OCTOBER
7.30 Village Hall
‘GARDENING FOR AUTUMN COLOUR’
By Vince Gradwell, Professional Horticulturalist
Vince has been in professional horticulture all of his working life. An author and garden guide in the UK and abroad. He has been involved in the Chelsea Flower Show and is a judge for South and South East in Bloom. His horticultural knowledge is extensive. This talk should inspire us and give us lots of ideas on how to create autumn colour in our own gardens.

THURSDAY 28th NOVEMBER
7.30 Village Hall
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & SOCIAL EVENING


EVENTS PROGRAMME 2018

We welcome non-members to our evening events and shows. Entry for evening talks is £3 non-members/£2 members, including home-made cakes, tea and coffee.

THURSDAY 22nd FEBRUARY
7.30 Village Hall
‘MORE GARDEN IMPACT FOR LESS EFFORT’
by Alison Marsden, Gardening by Design.
Alison will be offering practical advice on how to reduce the time and work maintaining your garden without losing the style and all year interest on which she will also advise.

THURSDAY 29th MARCH
7.30 Village Hall
‘GARDEN EVOLUTION TO A NATURE RESERVE’
by Peter Lovett, local wildlife expert
Peter will be giving an illustrated talk On how over the years his garden has evolved into
an extraordinary nature reserve.

THURSDAY 26th APRIL
7.30 Village Hall
‘PETE THE POND’
Peter builds and maintains garden ponds and small lakes for a living. He also grows and supplies native aquatic plants. His skill and knowledge is in creating the perfect pond and environment.

SATURDAY 23rd JUNE

PARTRIDGE GREEN VILLAGE FETE AT KING GEORGES PLAYING FIELDS

SATURDAY 4th AUGUST

THE SUMMER SHOW – 2pm in the Village Hall

THURSDAY 25th OCTOBER
7.30 Village Hall
‘I DONT WANT THAT IN MY GARDEN’
By Michelle Ernoult-The Little Bee Company
An illustrated talk on why we should tolerate if not love dandelions, ivy, nettles, wasps etc. and the unexpected benefits they bring.

THURSDAY 29th NOVEMBER
7.30 pm Village Hall
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & SOCIAL EVENING

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