Calendar of Events for 2018
Meetings start at 7.30pm followed by a speaker at 8pm followed by supper. Held at the Middleton Community Hall, 25 McDowall Street.
For further information contact Daniela or Stan Sheppard, Events Coordinators, on email firstname.lastname@example.org
DECEMBER Christmas Lunch – Sunday 2 Dec – details a little later.
November Garden Conversation – Sunday 11 Nov at 2pm at the home and garden of Anne Le Fevre at Eggs and Bacon Bay. Bring a plate to share. Anne will have plant sales.
November Meeting – Monday 5 Nov
Meeting at 7.30pm followed by Letitia Ware talking about garlic growing plus a general discussion on the sights, sounds and smells from the Bus Trip and also ideas for our 50th year celebrations (2019).
BUS TRIP to Richmond – Saturday 3 November – we will visit 3 gardens and the cost to Garden Club members is $24. Limited places on the bus so book your place asap with Jill Griffiths email@example.com
October Garden Conversation – Sunday 28 Oct at 2pm at the home and garden of Jana Weiss at Birches Bay. Bring a plate to share.
October Meeting – Monday 1 Oct
Meeting at 7.30pm followed by our guest speaker Dr Annick Ansselin, botanic artist.
September Meeting – Monday 3 Sept
Meeting at 7.30pm followed by a talk given by Jane Teniswood from Blooming Tasmania.
August – AGM – Monday 6 August at 7.30pm – to be followed by a short general meeting – please come along and thank the out-going committee members and to welcome in the new committee members. Wine and cheese to follow.
July – No meeting – Mid-Winter Feast – Friday 20 July 6.30pm for 7pm at the West Winds Community Centre, Woodbridge.
Sadly this event had to be cancelled due to the poor response from members, we will try again next winter.
June Meeting – Monday 4 June
Meeting at 7.30pm followed by a Gardening Q and A hosted by Stan and Daniela.
Send your gardening questions to Stan the week before the meeting so that the panel can have so time to prepare answers.
May Meeting – Monday 7 May
Meeting at 7.30pm followed by ‘Sharing your Preserving Recipes and Ideas’
This will be an autumn harvest meeting with tastings and displays of produce. Members are asked to bring along preserves, dried or bottled fruits and other results of their summer/autumn harvests together with receipes to share.
Garden Conversations – Sunday 29 April at 2pm – for Garden Club members only
Trevor and Rob’s garden, corner of Channel Why and Flowerpot Jetty Rd, Flowerpot. Come and see a garden started in 2014. It contains a ‘Mediterranean Room’ set amongst park like grounds with a greenhouse, raised vegetable gardens, chickens and fruit trees. It was an old cherry farm owned by Ted and Sue Domeney prior to Trevor and Rob buying it. The original house that was built in 1885 will be able to be a part of this Garden Conversation. I am in discussions with Ted who said he may be available to share his knowledge of the house.
RSVP Monday 23rd April to firstname.lastname@example.org Bring a plate to share for afternoon tea. Coffee and tea will be available.
April Meeting – Monday 9 April (note date change as first Monday is Easter)
Meeting at 7.30pm followed by speaker – Heather Pryor “Growing Cottage Garden Plants”
March Meeting – Monday 5 March
Meeting at 7.30pm – followed by speaker – Dan Meldrum from Gardners Bay with vegetable seedlings for sale.
February Meeting – Monday 5 February
Meeting at 7.30pm – followed by speaker – Lindy Campbell from Island Herbs with ideas on sowing now for winter herbs and flowers.
The Middleton Fair – Saturday 3 February – Middleton Community Hall
This event is our major fundraiser for the year and as usual we will be running the cafe serving delicious mixed sandwiches, home-made scones with raspberry jam and cream plus a variety of teas and plunger coffee.
If you would like to help out with serving at table, washing up in the kitchen or arranging our display in the Community Hall please contact Jan Harrison on email email@example.com