Tilehurst Horticultural Association

Talks Programme 2017

all at the Village Hall, Victoria Road, RG31 5AB

on Thursdays at 7.45 p.m.
 Map here

25th January 2018 7.45 p.m.  Claire Brown Herbs for the Table

Claire managed Garden Centres, including RHS Wisley, for many years and ran her own
gardening and design business before deciding to grow and sell cut flowers to Florists and the public.  Claire will be speaking on having a variety of herbs all year round, places to grow and how to control pests and diseases. 


8th February 2018 7.30 p.m.   Annual General Meeting / Social Evening

29th March 2018 7.45 p.m.  Lou Nicholls Heritage Vegetables

Lou trained at Garden Organic and has a deep passion for working in tune with nature. She
ran the vegetable garden at Sissinghurst Castle, then progressed to Assistant Head Gardener at Hole Park. Currently working as Head Gardener on private gardens, Lou will advise on why Heritage Vegetables are important, types and varieties, and seed saving.

26th April 2018 7.45 p.m.  Linda Petrons Gardens for Children’s Hospices

Linda has worked for charities from some 15 years and is currently Head of Fundraising and Communications for the Greenfingers Charity. Linda will talk about the Charity, how they raise funds, and all that is involved in the design and build of gardens for children’s hospices. 


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