Escape the holly and the tinsel for an evening and turn your thoughts to glorious summer flowers with Island nurseryman Darren Everest. Darren has been growing and showing flowers for over thirty five years. He started growing Dahlias before adding Sweet Peas, Daffodils and late flowering Chrysanthemums. Darren grows for exhibition, choosing only the very best varieties to give him a good chance of success.
Dahlias and Sweet Peas – My Busy Year
Monday 12th December 2022
Venue: Ventnor Arts Club, 13 High Street, Ventnor, PO38 1RZ
The talk starts at 7 pm
The venue is open from 6:30 pm for drinks and coffee
Ticket prices – £10 for VBGFS members & £12 for non-members of VBGFS. This price includes a unique gift and nibbles there will also be mulled wine and a raffle
To book please contact Anne Hornett:-
email: AnneHornett.firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 07958 114019
Darren has exhibited at the National Dahlia Society and National Sweet Pea Society shows, winning several championship classes along the way. Not only does he exhibit against the best growers in the country but he also does displays at garden shows across the country including Blenheim Palace winning a Gold Award and RHS Hampton Court winning Silver Gilt at his first attempt.
2023 will see Darren exhibit at the world famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the first time. Darren will be giving us an insight into his gardening calendar during this very busy year.