Ropley Horticultural Society



MEMBERS' PROGRAMME 2021.

Due to Covid-19, meetings are subject to change – members will be notified by email

All meetings are held at the Ropley Sports Pavilion (SO24 0DJ), behind the Ropley Parish Hall, unless stated otherwise.
Visitors are welcome at all evening meetings - Entrance fee £5 - Free parking.

25 February Thursday 7:45pm
Zoom Talk: Spring into Action & Get Ready for Summer
Adam Pascoe

29 March Monday 7:45pm
Zoom Talk: Elizabeth Blackwell: Herbalist, Botanical Artist & Love Story
Nancy Stevens

10 April Saturday 8am-4pm
Spring Show – Cancelled with the exception of Class 16 Spring Challenge which will be judged online

26 April Monday 7:45pm
Talk: Photography in your Garden
Gordon Brown (Member)

22 May Saturday 12-7pm
Plant Sale – at Bloomers Polytunnel, Colemore
Locally grown bedding, specimen plants, vegetables and perennials.

28 June Monday 1pm
Summer Party Visit to Uppark, South Harting, (GU31 5QR) National Trust property with Cream Tea

26 July Monday 7:45pm
Gardeners’ Question Time & Society Cup Sweet Pea Competition
(current holder: Maurice Shakespeare)
Ray Broughton.

21 August Saturday 8am-4pm
Summer Show – Ropley Parish Hall Open to public 2:30pm

7 September Tuesday 1:30pm
Visit to Longstock Water Garden, Stockbridge

27 September Monday 7:45pm
Talk 'Dressing Your House for Christmas'
Susanna Jarrett

25 October Monday 7:45
Talk '350 Years of Glasshouses at Oxford Botanical Gardens'
Timothy Walker

29 November Monday 7:45pm
Christmas Meeting Mince Pies & Mulled Wine & Talk: Death in the Garden
Michael Brown

31 January 2022 Monday 7:45pm
AGM
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Flower of the Month competition: bring in a flower of your choice that you have grown in your garden, in a vase, to the Competition Table. Entries are judged on the evening and points accumulated. Winner receives Bert Clanfield trophy at AGM (current holder Roy Gentry).

Gardening Sales Table: please donate unwanted gardening items for sale to other members, with proceeds going towards the Society. If unsold at end of evening, person who donated, please take back.

Raffle: donations always welcome.