Meetings:

(all at 7.45 for an 8.00 start at St Oswalds Church Hall)

Download from www.bdhs.co.uk/events the current list of meetings for 2020.

Competition winners receive a £5 gift voucher to spend at a garden centre

 

Visit:

The entry fee of £10 will be collected at the March meeting.

Brian has arranged a visit to Boxford House, near Newbury on 9 June in the morning.  Please let us know as soon as possible whether you intend to come.

 Further details at the NGS website, click here Boxford House.

This beautiful and loved family garden has been developed by the owners over the past eight years. Old orchard with mature and trained trees, large laburnum tunnel and spring bulbs. Areas of formal colour-themed planting, together with hot borders and pavilion conservatory. Pleached limes, boules court, silver birch walkway and garden woodland area. The cascade and pond area provide views across open countryside and the stone pergola and formal terraces.

Inviting cottage garden with a riot of roses, scent and colour leads to new orchard and wildflower meadows. Including cutting gardens, potager and vegetable garden.

Refreshments include coffees, teas, cordial and a taste of Boxford House pressed apple juice, along with a selection of biscuits and gluten/dairy free options.

 

Monthly Meetings

Tuesday 17st March 2020

Speaker: Helen Moorcroft from Plant Heritage

How they manage our National plant collection

Competition: Three hellebore flowers in a saucer of water

 

Tuesday 21th April 2020

Speaker: Adam Vetere of Old Camps Garden, Headley

The Roman history of Old Camps and the development of the garden

Competition: Arrangement of blue and yellow flowers