Cookham & Cookham Dean
To create a garden is to search for a better world. Whether the result is a horticultural masterpiece or only a modest vegetable patch, it is based on the expectation of a glorious future
We meet at Cookham Dean Village Hall normally at 7.30pm . Members Free - Visitors £5
(Annual Membership £10 - enrol at the door)
A Programme of Talks for garden enthusiasts by gardening experts
|Wednesday 28 February 2018 2017||The Subtle Art and Exact Science of Pruning Presented by Timothy Walker|
|Wednesday 28 March 2018||Spring Show Classes for your Society daffodils, bulbs, spring flowers, floral displays and baking quiz Judges Brian and Gill Thompson|
|Wednesday 25 April 2018||Edible Flowers: Producing a Feast from your Garden Presented by Kathy Brown Gardener, writer and inspiring cook. Competition Fuchsia for sale.|
|Wednesday 30 May 2018||No - Dig Gardening: Save Time and Money with Fewer Weeds and Healthier Soil! Presented by Stephanie Hafferty Organic kitchen gardener, writer and chef|
|Wednesday 13 June 2018||Wed 6-8pm Visit to Adwell House Garden, Adwell near Lewknor, Oxon Book ahead £7.00 per person with refreshments|
|Wednesday 10 July 2018||Tues 2-4pm Visit to Farley Hill Place Gardens, Swallowfield, Berkshire Book ahead £9.00 per person with refreshments|
|August 2018||NO MEETING|
|Saturday 15 September 2018||
Village Fete Flower and prouce stall. Adults' and children's entries welcome.
Photographic Exhibition: Theme - Wild Cookham.
|Wednesday 26 September 2018||
Paradise and Plenty: The How and Wow of Lord Rothschild'sfamily garden on the Waddesdon Estate. Presented by Lady Mary Keen Garden designer and writer.
Society Daffodils for sale.
|Wednesday 31 October 2018||Food for Free: Foraging for Wild Food Presented by James Fever Writer and organiser for Hedgerow Harvest|
|Wednesday 28 November 2018||
AGM and Christmas Evening. Presentation by Horatio’s Garden, the Charity that creates beautiful, accessible gardens in NHS Spinal Injury Centres.
Seasonal hamper raffle and Quiz.
Normally 7.30pm to 9.30 pm with a break for refreshments
Village Hall, Cookham Dean unless otherwise stated
Everyone welcome. Entry fee for non-members: £5
Vice Presidents: John Linegar & Barbara Samuels
Chairman: Carolyn Foster
Vice Chairman: Heather Conlin
Secretary: Charles Elly 01628 482637
Membership Secretary and Treasurer: Helen Philip 07549519246 firstname.lastname@example.org
Programme Organisers: Claire Phillpot and Sarah Breeden.
Publicity: Catherine Downes email@example.com
Newsletter: Cathie Davies
Shows: Janet Shanks
Committee Members: Mary Downes, Becky Pinnegar
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