Garden Waterfall

Programme for 2020

All meetings are held in St. Mark's Church Hall, Hinton Wood Avenue, Highcliffe

Most lectures are illustrated

January 6th

Mr Alan Edmonson

Start: 7.30pm

"Gardening with Native Plants"
Alan returns to talk about native plants that are suitable for all areas of our gardens

February 3rd

Mr Mike Read

Start: 7.30pm

Hampshire - Nature in Trust

This freelance photographer specialises in birds, flowers and mammals and his talk captures visits to the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Nature Reserves during the course of one year.

March 2nd

Mr Eric Watson

Start: 7.30pm

Spring Flowers of the Mediterranean

Eric returns to talk to us about the wonderful spring flowers that can be found in the Mediterranean. He always has high quality pictures to enhance his talk

April 4th

Open Spring Show

Start: 2.00pm

May 4th

Mr Neil Lovesay

Start: 7.30pm


Another return speaker explains to us the many uses beyond cooking for this interesting group of plants.

June 1st

Mr Bryan Madders

Start: 7.30pm

Unusual Perennials

Bryan returns after a long absence to speak about some unusual plants that we may not have thought about planting in our gardens.

July 6th

Members Mini Show

Start: 7.30pm

August 3rd

Rosemary Legrand

Start: 7.30pm

"Japan in Spring"

Rosemary returns again to speak to us, this time with a new talk about her recent visit to Japan.

September 5th

Open Autumn Show

Start: 2.00pm

October 5th

Janette Merillion

Start: 7.30pm

"Garden Design from Roman Times to the Present Day"

This talk takes a look at garden features from the past and how they can be brought up to date.

November 2nd

Mr Mike Webber

Start: 7.30pm

"Botanical Gardens"

Mike talks about Botanical Gardens from the Arctic Circle to the Tropics.

December 7th

Annual General Meeting & Christmas Buffet

Start: 7.30pm