Visit to The Walled Garden, Croome Court July 2015
The club was formed in 2003 with the aim of increasing members’ enjoyment of gardening by bringing together new and experienced gardeners to learn more about plants, gardens and our fabulous locality. You can read more about the club by reading our Information sheet and our Constitution.
The club has a year round programme of monthly events from September to August including, illustrated talks and demonstrations, visits to local gardens, visits to members gardens and social events. Talks and demonstrations at our autumn and winter meetings usually take place at 7.30 pm on the second Thursday of the month and are held in the Much Marcle Memorial Hall. Members pay an annual membership fee, currently £8.50 and then an entry fee for each event. Non-members are welcome to attend most events and pay a slightly higher entry fee.
Thursday January 21st Annual General Meeting Start 7.30 pm
Thursday February 11th Artist’s Gardens A talk by Bill Laws Start 7.30 pm
Thursday March 10th Members’ evening Gardening Hints and Tips Start 7.30 pm
Thursday April 14th Climbing Plants A talk by Duncan Coombes The Barn at Hellens Start 7.30 pm
Thursday May 12th Visit to a member’s garden: We visit our Vice-Chairman Duseline Stewart’s garden at Stretton Grandison Start 6.30 pm
Thursday June 9th Lower House Farm: Garden visit to Lower Farm House, Cliffords Mesne (an NGS garden) Start time to be confirmed Contact Rosalind Barker for more details.
Thursday July 14th Hellens: An afternoon visit to Hellens, Much Marcle to tour the garden. Start 2.00 pm
Friday August 12th Members Social Evening: At the home of our Treasurer, Terry Meadows Start time to be confirmed Contact Rosalind Barker for more details.
Thursday September 8th Plant Propagation A talk by Bob Hares Start 7.30 pm
Thursday October 13th Butterflies A talk by Roger Umpleby Start 7.30 pm
Thursday November 10th Wildlife in the Garden A talk by Mr. Cramp Start 7.30 pm
Thursday December 8th Christmas Wreath-Making A practical event led by Judy Street Start 7.30 pm
The club is a member of the Gloucestershire Federation of Gardening Societies which amongst other benefits provides public liability insurance for all our activities.
For more information about the club read our Information sheet or contact
Secretary: Rosalind Barker
Telephone: 01989 740614