Garden designer and Geranium expert based in Hampshire.
Pauline’s Talks 2020/2021
1.Great Garden Design Tips. (Maybe Chelsea has nothing on your patch?)
2.Hardy Geraniums Where and Why? (Are they the new rock and roll?)
3.Tips and Tricks of The Gardening Trade. (How to shop smart, and have more money for cake or gin)
4.The Terrors of Opening for the NGS! (The good the bad and the truly ugly)
5.Beaut’s and Beasts in Your Garden. (Identification which includes live and dead creatures to look at and touch) NB. This talk can only be booked up to mid-October while the critters are still about.
6.Organic Gardening Without Being a Bore (No chemicals to be found here)
7.Watercolour Art from the Garden (My radical insect art work, with cards and prints for sale, with the option to sign up for beginner watercolour lessons from my home)
8.Pruning the Basics (Facts and myth busting)
9.Which Perennials, Where and Why? (Understanding the losers, the timid and the thugs)
10.The Bigger Garden Picture. What can you do to encourage wildlife? (includes identification, iRecord, facebook and other social media, it’s easy I promise)
11.You, Your Garden and Climate Change (Uses of different products, is there an excuse?) (Handout available 20p)
12.Photographs and recording in Your Patch (Keeping it seriously simple, using your phone, iPad or camera, or pencil and paper)
How it rolls out
Talks last for an hour and a half and often go over, with items for sale or things to look and touch. My talks include questions as we go, and encourage audience participation and have fun. I will do daytime or evening talks and can often oblige with short notice requests if someone cancels on you.
Minimum of £75 per talk or £3 per head. Travel up to 60miles, 40p per mile from my home - Warsash SO319GA. I can be paid whichever way suits your club. I do bring along a card reader for each talk.
People are very welcome to make notes during the talk.
What’s helpful for me, from you, the organiser
I need a light wall or a screen and a nearby electric socket. (I have my own kit)
A mobile phone number for the person/organiser that will meet me at the event
Clear instructions on where the venue is, parking and access for unloading
Let me know the earliest time I can set up
Once you’ or your committee has chosen a talk, I will provide you with a more extensive blurb for you to send to your members
Communication firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01489 600534
Thank you for your enquiry, kind regards and happy gardening from Pauline