29 January – Willow

Sally Smith provides an introduction to creating willow structures for gardens.

26 February – The Winter Garden

Chartered Landscape Architect Richard Barnes shares his knowledge of seasonal gardens.

26 March – Growing for Self Sufficiency

Maike Windhorst is a lifelong organic gardener with an aspiration for self-sufficiency in vegetables and fruit.

30 April – Gardens in Surrey

Cherill Sands will give a presentation on gardens located in the county.

28 May РSaving Seeds

Pauline Pears describes how to collect and store seeds.

25 June – Is the ‘Good Life’ really that good?

Liz Wright talks about small-holder gardening and self-sufficiency.

July, August – Summer break

24 September – Sutton Community Farm

A community-owned farm started in 2010 sitting on a 7.1 acre smallholding.

29 October – Victorian Walled Garden

Renovation of the Lodge’s walled garden from ivy removal to bud grafting.

26 November – Botanical Illustration

Medicinal herbs to modern day will art.


Meetings are usually held 7.30-9.00pm on the last Friday of the month (except July, August, December) at the Milton Hall, Cooper Crescent, off Nightingale Road, Carshalton, SM5 2DL opposite Carshalton College). Doors open at 7.15.

(Meetings were suspended in March 2020 and held on Zoom from September 2020 to June 2021, meetings will resume at Milton Hall from September 2021, with remote attendance via Zoom an option).