Below are details of the Winter Syllabus 2018-2019.

Lectures are held in the New Community Centre, Kilmacolm, commencing at 7.30p.m. and tea/coffee is served following each one – a chance to meet the speakers and chat with friends.

17th OCTOBER 2018    

The Ramblings of an Old Drone – with Alan Mackie, a specialist with humour.

21st NOVEMBER 2018    

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  – To be followed by light refreshments and:

Photographs of Summer Outing and Flower Show, plus more, courtesy of David Walker

5th DECEMBER 2018

FLORAL ART FOR CHRISTMAS – with Jane Gordon, Scottish Association of Flower Arranging. A very special presentation, a pre-Christmas treat, plus Christmas Raffle, stalls, refreshments.

16th JANUARY 2019        

Wild Flower Surveying – with Michael Philip, County Recorder for the Botanical Soc of Britain and Ireland.

20th  FEBRUARY 2019

The Gardens of the Amalfi Coast – with Louise Bustard, Senior Curator, Glasgow Botanic Gardens 

20th MARCH 2019             

GARDENFEST INVERCLYDE – with George Irvine, editor of Greenock Telegraph, and Cardwell Nurseries, sponsors of the GardenFest competition for Inverclyde Council.


Bring along your exhibits – daffodils,tulips,spring selection – for judging after March Lecture – Presentation of the Jimmy Whittet Trophy


SATURDAY 18th MAY 2019 at 10.00a.m.


Kilmacolm New Community Centre

Plants from Parklea Nurseries.   Homebaking Stall.  Tombola Stall.