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White Horse Gardening Club - Thursday, 20th January

on Thu, 20/01/2022 - 6:00pm

Meetings are usually in the Thomas Hughes Memorial Hall, Uffington, Faringdon, SN7 7RA.

Meetings held on the 1st Thursday of the month at 7.30pm, unless otherwise stated.

Membership £15 per annum. Visitors £3.00 per meeting.

Contact Pamela P to find out more:-

 


 

2022 WHITE HORSE GARDENING CLUB PROGRAMME

  • JANUARY – 20th Zoom meeting
    • TALK: DESIGNING WITH PLANTS THE GREAT DIXTER WAY
    • Fergus Garrett – Head Gardner of Great Dixter and Chief Executive of the Great Dixter Charitable Trust.  www.greatdixter.co.uk      
  • FEBRUARY 3rd
    • TALK: THE WINTER GARDEN AT SPRING COTTAGE    
    • Val Bourne.  Val Bourne is an award-winning garden writer, organic gardener and lecturer.  www.valbourne.co.uk      
  • MARCH 3rd
  • APRIL 7th
    • TALK: HELLEBORES
    • Mike Byford from Hazles Cross Farm Nursery
    • www.hazlescrossfarmnursery.co.uk
    • The nursery is home to the National Collection of Hellebores.  Propagate and sell all hellebore species.
  • MAY 5th
    • VISITS:  
      • Morning – 10.30am.  Blackland House, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 8UQ.  
      • £15 per head to include tour and refreshments.  (25 max) www.bayntunflowers.co.uk
      • A flower lover’s garden at the foot of the Marlborough Downs, where owner Polly Nicholson runs her organic flower business Bayntun Flowers.
      • Lunch: Picnic/pub/cafe
      • Afternoon-   Iford Manor, Bradford on Avon BA15 2BA      
      • www.ifordmanor.co.uk.    £12.50 per head includes tour
      • 15.30 – Arrival and Walled Garden Tour with either the owner or head gardener
      • 16.00 – Refreshments available in café (not included)
  • MAY 14TH
    • PLANT SALE TRAIL
    • JUNE 2nd
    • VISIT:   WOOLSTONE GARDENS
    • 6pm Start with refreshments served.    
    • £3 visitors
  • JUNE 16TH
    • VISITS:  Morning: 10.30am £10 Tour.      
    • ROCKCLIFFE GARDENS, Upper Slaughter, Nr Cheltenham GL54 2JW.  
    • NB:  No refreshments available, bring your own or stop on the way.
    • LUNCH: Picnic/pub/cafe.
    • Afternoon:  2.30pm *£23.00 Tour and Afternoon Tea
    • UPTON WOLD GARDEN, Northwick Estate, Moreton In the Marsh, GL56 9TR
    • National collection of Juglans and Pterocarya, 14 acres of unusual and interesting plants, shrubs and trees.   *Expensive but well worth it!
  • JULY 7th
    • VISIT:  Morning - Andy McIndoe’s Garden at Sandhill Farm SO51 6JY    
    • 10am for 10.30am start.  £10 Tour & Refreshments.  (Min 25, max 50)
    • Lunch:  Picnic/pub/cafe
    • Afternoon – Harold Hillier Gardens, Ampfield SO51 OQA  (Max 25)
    • 2pm.  £12.50 to include tour.
  • AUGUST – free
    • SEPTEMBER 1st
    • TALK: ‘Scent in the Garden’
    • Stephen Lacey is a garden writer, lecturer, broadcaster and plantsman, with a particular interest in planting design. He is a long-standing columnist and feature writer for The Daily Telegraph, and contributes to many other publications including House and Garden, the RHS Journal and Horticulture Magazine.  www.stephenlacey.com
    • £5 visitors.                                                            
  • OCTOBER 6th
    • TALK:  Botanical Tales from the East – Japanese Gardens
    • Nicholas Wray, Curator of Bristol Botanic Gardens   
    • This lecture looks at the history and evolution of Japanese gardening styles and highlights some of the key features and links between gardens and Japanese culture. The focus is on gardens in Tokyo, Nara and the cultural capital city of Kyoto.
  • OCTOBER 13TH
    • VISIT:  Harcourt Arboretum Tour with Ben Jones  TBC
    • NOVEMBER 3rd
    • TALK:  ROSES          
    • Stewart Pocock of Pococks Roses,  Romsey, SO51 0QA
    • Established in 1984, every year produce in excess of 60,000 rose plants in a range of over 450 varieties.   Plants for Sale
  • DECEMBER 1st