Lectures

LECTURE SERIES 2021-22

Below are details of the forthcoming winter lectures.

Lectures are held in the New Community Centre, Kilmacolm, commencing at 7.00p.m.  A few rules are required to comply with safety at the Hall while protection from Covid is still needed. Please use the stairs one way system if you can, leaving the lift for use only by frail members. Masks must be worn indoors until you are seated, (keep your coat and bag at your seat). Tea/coffee will be available before the lecture commences, once seated. When the lecture is over please leave by the one way system shown on the stairs, only using the lift if necessary.

Wed 20th October              GARDENS OF THE ITALIAN LAKES 

With Louise Bustard, specialist in tropical/medicinal plants. Education officer and senior curator at Gl Botanic Gardens

Wed 17th  November          SHRUBS ARE BORING – ARE YOU SURE?

With Nancy Stevens, Baldernock Gardening Club

PLUS : Wed 17th November    A Brief ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – K.H.S. 2021

2022

Wed 19th January               WELL BEHAVED PLANTS – riotous colour with controlled growth.

With Douglas Boatman, Director of Scotplants Nursery, Ayrshire

Wed 16th February            SINGAPORE : “THE CITY IN A GARDEN”

With David Menzies,  Specialist orchid grower at Kew, Asst curator : Special Collection at Gl Botanic Grdns

Wed 16th March                COLOURFUL KILMACOLM Presentation

With Peter McKerrell,    Chairman of Colourful Kilmacolm

PLUS : Wed 16th March   The SPRING BULB COMPETITION   and Award of the Jimmy Whittet Trophy.

PLUS : Wed 16th March     THE ARDGOWAN HOSPICE CHARITY EVENING  BRING AND BUY PARTY

 Bring your donations to the sales tables. : FLOWERS, CRAFT WORK, HOMEBAKING, JAMS,

                                      NEARLY NEW GIFTS, ARTWORK, TOYS           Your support is very very important.

 Buy gifts from the tables – everything must go  !                                    Your cash is very very important.

 All proceeds from this evening will be sent to Ardgowan Hospice Greenock who provide care, compassion and support to patients suffering life limiting illness in our community.