SOGG events underlined
Saturday 16th May: Cheam Charter Fair, Park Rd, Cheam. 9am to 1pm. Volunteers, plants and produce urgently needed for this important SOGG fundraiser. Please contact Gilli if you can help.
Friday 29th May: The Morden Hall Story. Stephen Benton from the National Trust will be talking about the history of nearby Morden Hall Park.
Saturday 13th June: Summer coach trip to RHS Hyde Hall, Essex. Our annual coach outing is now full. To go on a waiting list in case of cancellation, please ask a Committe member.
Friday 26th June: “May I Recommend…” A members’ participation evening: everyone is invited to offer anything horticultural (plants, tools, ideas or favourite things) which may be of interest to others. Morden Hall park
Sat/Sunday 25 & 26 July: Carshalton Lavender Fields Open Days. Stanley Road allotments, access from Oaks Way, by the Day Centre. Pick your own lavender, see lavender oil distilled, visit craft stalls, etc.
Monday 31st August: Carshalton Environmental Fair, Carshalton Park. This is our biggest fund raiser and promotion opportunity of the year. Three ways you can help…
- Contributions. We need lots of plants, fruit and veg, flowers, cakes, preserves etc (all clearly labelled please). If possible, you will need to be able to take these in advance to collection points in Carshalton or Wallington, though we may be able to arrange for contributions to be collected if necessary.
- Drivers. We need people with cars willing to help get our stock and equipment to the show, either in advance on Sunday 30th August or early on the Monday. Can you help on either day?
- Manning the stall. Can you spare an hour or so at the Fair to help sell our produce? It’s always fun. Please contact Gilli or another Committee member if you are able to help. The more people who get