KENSINGTON GARDENERS' CLUB

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MEMBERSHIP £10 per calendar year. If you wish to join or to renew your membership then please send a cheque made out to KENSINGTON GARDENERS' CLUB to 57 Prebend Gardens, London W6 0XT. Membership cards for 2013 will be available for collection at the 26th January meeting. If you would like your card sent in the post then please add an additional £1 for postage or enclose a stamped addressed envelope.

PROGRAMME of EVENTS 2013

Saturday 26th January 2013 - Club meeting
Venue : Kensington Central Library Lecture Theatre
Time : 2.00 p.m. for a 2.30 start
Cost : Free to members

Speaker : Christopher Chadwell, botanist and plant collector
Topic : GARDENING ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD - THE BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS OF KASHMIR

Saturday 2nd March - Club meeting
Venue : Kensington Central Library Lecture Theatre
Time : 2.00 p.m. for a 2.30 start
Cost : Free to members
Speaker : Graham Pavey
Topic : VERTICAL STRUCTURES and CLIMBING PLANTS

Saturday 6th April - Club meeting
Venue : Kensington Central Library Lecture Theatre
Time : 2.00 p.m. for a 2.30 start
Cost : Free to members
Speaker : Gill Cheetham
Topic : A CHELSEA COURTYARD GARDEN - how 5 inexperienced gardeners won a medal at Chelsea


Saturday 27th April - Garden Visit to High Beeches, Sussex

Saturday 1st June - Garden Visit to Michelham Priory, Sussex

Thursday 6th July - Club meeting in the gardens of Lambeth Palace

4th/5th July Garden Competition judging

August 6th/7th - Gardens of Suffolk

Two day visit with overnight stay in Bury St Edmunds. Gardens include Cobb's Hall, Wyken Hall, Frythe Barn, Helmingham Hall and Place for Plants.

Thursday 12th September - Garden Visit to Restoration House, Rochester, Kent

NEXT MEETING

Saturday 12th October - Prize Giving and Garden Quiz

Venue : Kensington Central Library Lecture Theatre
Time : 2.00 p.m. for a 2.30 start
Cost : Free to members

Saturday 23rd November - Club meeting

Venue : Kensington Central Library Lecture Theatre
Time : 2.00 p.m. for a 2.30 start
Cost : Free to members
Speaker : CAROLINE HOLMES, garden historian, broadcaster and writer
Topic : PERMISSION TO POISON - THE ALNWICK GARDEN. The talk will explore the designs and planting throughout the garden with special attention to the living poisons behind the inner ornate gates.