||Our First meeting for 2018 is a Buffet Supper Evening starting at 8 pm. This is an informal social evening for new and existing members. Admission is £3 and includes a cold buffet supper and a glass of wine or a soft drink.|
||Dr Sue Turner will be the first speaker for 2018. She will tell us about 'The Social History of the Potato' |
||Richard Moyse is from the Ranscombe Farm Nature Reserve near Rochester. His talk is entitled 'The Survival of the Weediest'|
||The Spring Show is the first show of the year and the displays will include spring bulbs and flowers, floral arrangements, preserves and cookery and photographic classes. There are also junior classes and the launch of the Junior Challenge, which this year involves growing Begonia tubers. The show takes place in the OVMH and opens to the public at 2.15pm. Teas will be served until 4pm and there will be a sales table open all afternoon.|
||Hilary Newman is a horticulturist of some repute, so his talk about 'The ABC of Pruning' will be very instructive|
||Come rain, hail, thunder or sunshine (yes, we have had them all), you will find us on the Recreation Ground with our stall for the Otford Village Fete. We will be selling ornamental and edible plants all raised by our own members. Please visit us and grab a bargain. |
||Peter and Gillian Regan will be telling us what it is like to have 'A Plantaholics Garden'|
The Rose and Summer Show is the best show to come to if you are a fan of the scented garden. On display will be roses as well as other summer flowers and plants. Fruit and vegetables, floral arrangements, preserves and cookery, photographic classes and junior classes are included. The show takes place in the OVMH and opens to the public at 2.15pm. Teas will be served until 4pm and there will be a sales table open all afternoon.
After a summer of hard work, the Autumn Flower and Craft Show will provide a marvellous display of late summer flowers and the harvest from the vegetable garden. We will also have floral arrangements, preserves and cookery and photographic classes. We also have art and handicraft classes. The show takes place in the OVMH and opens to the public at 2.15. Teas are available until 4pm and there is a sales table.