We’ve been enjoying the Tender Shoots Garden Network talks over the past few months. The Network was formed at the tail end of 2020. “Many independent garden clubs are going through a difficult time, so we are creating a national collective of clubs that can work together, have joint events, share resources and experience. We will be having fortnightly zoom meetings that ANYONE can participate in for FREE (individuals or clubs). All we ask is that at some point in the future, individual guests consider…Continue Reading “Tender Shoots Garden Network Talks”
A Virtual Visit 2 June We’re delighted to be invited by horticultural charity Perennial to a Virtual Talk by Gareth Manning, Senior Gardener at West Green House in Hampshire. We’ll be hearing from the expert on the history of this quintessentially English Queen Anne house, the garden and the people who created it over the last 100 years, from the hangman to the Opera Diva. The talk is on the evening of 2 June, and we can’t wait!
The RHS have asked us to flag this talk on Botanical Art at the RHS to our members. It will take place at 6:30pm on the 4th July at the RHS Lindley Library (80 Vincent Square, SW1P 2PE). You can find more details on this page of the RHS website.: https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/viewevent?EFID=1679&ESRC=CMS The contemporary botanical art collection at the RHS Lindley Library includes work by some of the finest artists from across the world. Located alongside the wealth of historical treasures that make up the wider…Continue Reading “Talk: Botanical Art at the RHS – At the RHS Lindley Hall”
Just a quick update to say that the talk scheduled for 26th September has changed. We will now be hearing from Guy Deakins who specialises in working with historic gardens. His talk will be on the topic: Heritage Gardens – Restoration, Renovation & Reworking. The provisionally scheduled ‘bat walk’ may be re-planned in the future. The talk will take place on Wednesday 26th Sept at the Old Library Centre in West Norwood. For more details on other upcoming events see the ‘talks’ page.
Colin Jones will join us on Wednesday 22nd November at 8pm to talk about ’20 plants that changed the world’. This will take place at the Old Library in West Norwood. This is a change to the originally planned ‘Restoration, Renovation, Reworking’ talk which we hope to reschedule at a later date.
After a great talk on Making the world a better place, one street at a time by Jason Prentis, of Veolia, we are delighted to share an excellent step by step guide on how to make your very own planter. Jason is the Communications, Education and Outreach Team Leader at Veolia and we were delighted to have him along at our talk on the 28th of June. To download the planter instructions click on the ‘Build your own garden planter’ link at the top of this post and then click…Continue Reading “Build your own garden planter”