What’s On

NEXT EVENTS 2023

8th March SPRING SOCIAL

PLANT COLLECTING IN THE GREEK ISLANDS

An Illustrated Talk by Hannah Hall, a Reading University post graduate and first recipient of our Bursary award, following her successful trip to the the Peloponnese region of Greece, and Crete. She will describe her PhD work in collaboration with the RHS.

During the evening there will be a finger buffet and informal Table Show competition for Spring flowers. More details to follow.

8pm Stoke Poges School. Set up from 7pm.

22nd April Plant Sale. Stoke Poges Village Hall

10th May ‘Gardening the World’ A talk by Ronald Baker, Commonwealth War Graves Commission,

29th July ANNUAL SHOW 12.30pm Stoke Poges School

13th September ‘Wildlife in the Garden’ A talk by Matt George.

11th October ‘Say it with Poison’ A talk by Russell Bowes, followed by Buffet and Table top show.

18th November AGM 2pm St Andrews Church Hall

WHAT ‘WAS’ ON

Parks of New York

A talk on Zoom to members of the Stoke Poges, Wexham & Fulmer Horticultural Society on 10th March, by Franzi Cheeseman, MHort(RHS), Manager of the Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens.

Available to watch on Youtube link: https://youtu.be/SSg5iFCMTXE

The Secret Iris Garden

Part of the Gardeners World programme Episode 15 broadcast on 25th June 2021 describing work carried out in restoring a very large private collection of Bearded Irises. Available on https://hdclump.com/gardeners-world-2021-episode-15

‘Green with Envy’ – Are Green Walls All They Are Cracked Up To Be?

An illustrated entertaining talk given at our October 2020 meeting on Zoom by Charlotte Howard MHort(RHS)

Available to watch on Youtube link: https://youtu.be/Gc1-0639byE

    

BURSARY
As a result of the donations received from the iris project, the Stoke Poges, Wexham & Fulmer Horticultural Society is offering a bursary each year of up to £400 for applicants aged between 16-25 residing within a radius of 50 miles of Stoke Poges Buckinghamshire who wish to pursue a career in horticulture and gain the skills and knowledge requisite for entering and progressing within the profession.
Priority will be given to students following a horticultural course lasting one or more years and grants might for example go towards fees, research, travel in connection with a course, or other costs associated with a course to support individuals to gain accredited qualifications.
Contact Jon Homan by email : homanhome@gmail.com for further information and an application form.