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May 2022

Woodland Walk

19/05/2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Park Wood, nr Chaffcombe TA20 4AW + Google Map

An afternoon walk at Park Wood near Chaffcombe to admire the bluebells and other Spring plants in this beautiful setting Stout footwear recommended This is a self-drive event. Meet at the entrance at 1.50pm for a 2pm start

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June 2022

East Lambrook Manor Gardens visit

16/06/2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
East Lambrook Manor Gardens South Petherton, Somerset TA13 5HH United Kingdom + Google Map
£6.50

On Thursday 16th June we will be visiting the cottage garden created by the renowned 20th-century plantswoman and gardening writer Margery Fish. East Lambrook Manor Gardens is the iconic and quintessentially English cottage garden created by the celebrated 20th-century plantswoman and gardening writer Margery Fish. It was here that she developed her own style of gardening, combining old-fashioned and contemporary plants in a relaxed and informal manner to create a garden of immense beauty and charm. The English Heritage Grade…

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July 2022

Burrow Farm Gardens visit – this is a change to the published programme

21/07/2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Burrow Farm Gardens, Dalwood
Axminster, East Devon EX13 7ET United Kingdom
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£10.50

On Thursday 21st July we will be visiting Burrow Farm Gardens near Axminster This peaceful oasis has a variety of different planting styles which complement the stunning rural views. Taste the different design styles within the garden and appreciate the naturalistic planting.   With a variety of different styles to appreciate, from the Rose Garden to the Woodland Garden, this promises to be a lovely afternoon. There is a  nursery specialising in hardy plants.  Many of the special plants within…

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August 2022

Evening visit to Cottage Flowers

18/08/2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cottage Flowers, Jordans Courtyard, Horton Cross
Ilminster,, Somerset TA19 9PY United Kingdom
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An evening visit to enjoy a stroll around the Cottage Garden at Jordan's Courtyard with light refreshments.   From the website "Cottage Garden at Jordan’s Courtyard is an immersive garden experience. Not only do you get helpful ideas and tips to enhance your outdoor space, but you also get to experience the tranquillity of ambient styled garden room, behold the beauty of a wild-flower meadow area and open your mind in the woodland-style nook where you can enjoy the beauty…

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Buckland St Mary Flower Show

21/08/2022
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September 2022

Roses: What to plant, cultivation and care.

15/09/2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Buckland St Mary Village Hall Buckland St Mary, TA20 3SP + Google Map

Everything you need to know about roses! What to plant and how to cultivate and care for them. Our speaker is Malcolm Mills of the Gardens Group Gold Club. Malcolm is and entertaining and knowledgeable speaker with a wealth of gardening experience.

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October 2022

Bulbs for Spring with Micky Little from Avon Bulbs

20/10/2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Otterford Parish Hall, Bishopswood., Bishopswood Somerset TA20 3RS + Google Map

Avon Bulbs is a small reputable family owned company that offers a good range of the more spectacular but garden worthy flower bulbs in the biggest sizes available. They supply bulbs and plants from their nursery in near South Petherton and deliver by mail order to anywhere in Great Britain or the Channel Islands.  They currently produce two catalogues a year - the Autumn Catalogue published in June for Autumn planted bulbs that flower in the following Spring and a…

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November 2022

Favourite Fuchsias with Derek Dexter

17/11/2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Buckland St Mary Village Hall Buckland St Mary, TA20 3SP + Google Map

Derek started growing fuchsias in 1999; in 2004 he joined British Fuchsia Society and started showing in their championship shows. He has exhibited at RHS Hampton Court, winning bronze, silver & then silver-gilt in the window box & hanging basket class, until this class was discontinued.  Derek will be talking to us about over-wintering Fuchsias and caring for these lovely plants

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February 2023

Gertrude Jekyll: Plants & Designs

16/02/2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Buckland St Mary Village Hall Buckland St Mary, TA20 3SP + Google Map

Our speaker, David Usher, will be giving an insight into Jekyll’s work and looking at her painterly approach to colour in the garden.... David was Head Gardener for 15 years at Hestercombe Gardens, where he restored the gardens to Gertrude Jekyll’s original design from the many drawings that were available to him. This talk covers Jekyll’s career, from her beginnings in horticulture to the designs which made her one of the most influential women in the history of British gardening.

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February 2024

Starting a garden in the Blackdowns

February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Buckland St Mary Village Hall Buckland St Mary, TA20 3SP + Google Map
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March 2024

Breeeding & Growing Dahlias

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Otterford Parish Hall, Bishopswood., Bishopswood Somerset TA20 3RS + Google Map
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April 2024

From Grower to Garden Centre

April 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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May 2024

Plant sale at Otterford Parish Hall

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Minterne Magna visit to see Rhododendrons

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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June 2024

Visit to Ottilies Flowers with tea and cake

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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