Winter lunch and film

22/01/2023 @ 10:45 am – 4:00 pm – Hoby Village Hall (LE14 3DT) Sunday, 22 January 2023 Own transport – please do not park in the pub car park Following the success of the Winter Lunch in 2022, we have decided to repeat the format of a film and lunch, in Hoby Village Hall, catered by Mrs Bridges. 10.45 am  Doors open 11.15 […]

Evenley Wood Garden by coach with lunch

25/02/2023 @ 11:00 am – 6:45 pm – Depart Glebe Road (LE2 2LD) at 11.00am As we were unable to arrange the planned trip to Cambridge Botanic Garden, we are returning to Evenley Wood Garden, last visited eight years ago and well worth another visit. We also knew that the Red Lion in Evenley would give us a good lunch. However, the cost […]

Spring Lecture : “Gardening for Wildlife” by Dr Kate Moore

23/03/2023 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm – Following a short AGM, Kate Moore will speak on “Gardening for Wildlife”. Managing our gardens sympathetically for wildlife can make a positive difference to offset loss of our countryside and decline in biodiversity. In this talk Kate will describe how we can design our gardens with the needs of wildlife in mind. Kate previously taught […]

Afternoon Lecture ‘Gardening for the Future’ – A look at how we as gardeners need to adapt to face a changing climate followed by a full tea

23/04/2023 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Lecture by the Wildgoose Nursery (Shropshire) on “Gardening for the 21st Century. About the Wild Goose Nursery We are a small independent nursery and garden housed within the old redbrick walls of a former kitchen garden, nestled in the beautiful Shropshire Hills. We started the nursery as specialist growers of hardy perennial violas, but our […]

North Wales Holiday

12/06/2023 – 16/06/2023 @ All Day – Enjoy the stunning scenery and glorious… GARDENS OF NORTH WALES 5 days – 4 nights. Price from £795 per person*. 12th-16th June 2023 North Wales is renowned for its gardens, from landscaped lawns to exotic flora. The plant-friendly climate and hilly landscapes have allowed experts to cultivate some of the most spectacular parks and gardens in […]

Coach trip to Kiftsgate Court Gardens

05/07/2023 @ 12:00 am – 7:00 pm – Kiftsgate Court Gardens (Grade ll*) is one of the finest gardens in the Midlands, created by 3 generations of female gardeners. We had hoped to go last year, but it proved too expensive. This year we hope it will be a more attractive proposition as no refreshments are included. There is, however, a tearoom for […]

Dower House at Melbourne and Melbourne Hall

13/09/2023 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm – Own Transport Meet 10.30am at The Dower House, DE73 8JH Today we are visiting the garden of the Dower House in the morning and the park and gardens of Melbourne Hall in the afternoon. Melbourne church has been described by Simon Jenkins as one of the finest Norman churches in the country. It is well […]