Gardening Club 


The Gardening Club was formed in January 1994. The club meets in the Village Hall on the 3rd Thursday of the month to hear visiting speakers, etc. and frequent visits to gardens and places of interest are organised. Members can obtain discounts at some local Garden Centres. The Club is affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society. Visitors are always welcome (£2). Meetings commence at 7.30 p.m. Annual membership fee is £10.

Secretary: Ann Moss, 01865 370908

2019/20 Programme

17th January - Celebrating the Flora of Japan - Ben Jones, Oxford Botanic Garden Arboretum Curator

21st February - Organic Gardening and Bridewell - Ian Gourlay

21st March - Lessons from Great Gardeners Matthew Biggs, Panellist Gardeners Question Time

Saturday 13th April  - Thenford Arboretum and Garden, near Brackley - Afternoon visit by cars2 p.m.

18th April - Audio-Visual Presentation of the Dorothy Clive & Bodnant Gardens - Joy Rawlins

16th May - Plants for Bees - Rosi Rollings

Saturday 18th May - Plant Sale, 11 a.m.

Saturday 1st June - RHS Hyde Hall, Essex - All day visit by coach

Tuesday 18th June - Rockcliffe Gardens, Upper Slaughter - Afternoon visit by cars, 2.30 p.m.

20th June - Extending the season in your garden without replacing all your plants - Victoria Logue [Whitehall Farmhouse Plants]  

18th July - 25 Years of Edulis - Shipwrecks, bombs and bugles - Paul Barney [Edulis Nursery, a nursery specialising in unusual edible plants and rare shade-loving plants]     

Thursday 1st August - Merton College Gardens - Guided Tour, 2 p.m. 

15th August - No meeting

19th September - Growing and using herbs - Christine Vick

Saturday 5th October - Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Hampshire.  All day visit by coach

17th October - Floyd on Clematis - Marcel Floyd

21st November - Oxford Botanic Garden, Past Present and Future - Professor Simon Hiscock, Director of the Oxford Botanic Garden & Arboretum

19th December - AGM and Christmas Buffet - members only


16th January - Gardening for Butterflies and Moths - Caroline Steel