The Garden Club

 

Patriotic display using irises, geraniums, poppies, white honesty & foxgloves.

Red, White & Blue – Patriotic Display using irises, geraniums, papavers, white honesty & foxgloves

 

In view of the restrictions due to Covid-19, The Village Garden Club meetings have been suspended.
It is hoped that club meetings will resume in September but until then, please …
Keep Safe and Well.

 

The Village Garden Club, which was formed in 2003, is open to everyone who is interested (not necessarily knowledgeable) in any form of gardening, be it flowers, shrubs, or vegetables etc.

It meets once a month (except August and December) for either talks, held in Brockhampton’s Village Hall, or visits to local gardens.  An annual coach trip is also organised to a garden further afield.  In January there is a Social Evening (with wine, etc.) which may include a quiz, photo competition or other relevant entertainment.  A newsletter, giving useful information and gardening tips, is sent out to all members every two months.

Subjects for talks are very varied and have included such items as:  Herbs, Spring Bulbs, Garden Design, Fruit Trees, Organic Gardening and Rose Growing.

Visits have been made to Kew Gardens and the Hillier Gardens in Hampshire and, more locally, to Upton Wold near Blockley, Batsford Arboretum, High Glanau, Gwent and Sir Roy Strong’s garden ‘The Laskett’  in Herefordshire.

‘Foo Dog’ at Batsford Arboretum

The annual subscription is £20, due in April.

Garden Club programe and form for 2020/21

Non-members are very welcome to attend meetings for a fee of £5.

For further details contact Di Cook  Tel: 01242 821018

Please contact a member of the committee for any additional information

Useful links: www.ngs.org.uk ; www.rhs.org.uk ;

The Club is a member of the
Gloucestershire Federation of Gardening SocietiesGloucestershire Federation of Gardening Societies

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