8th January: The Annual Luncheon. 1.30pm Itchen Abbas Hall 12th Febuary: "Healthy growth with no-dig gardening". A talk given by Charles Dowding. 2.30 pm Hall 12th March: "Your best garden ever - simple ways to improve your plot". A talk given by David Hurrion. 2.30 Hall 20th March: Evening meeting. "An introduction to bees, beekeeping and the good they can do" A talk by Andy Willis. Easton Village Hall. 7.00pm. 23rd April: A full day visit to Aldsworth House garden and Arundel Castle, for the tulip festival. Coach 14th May: A full day visit to Ramster Hall gardens, lunch there and then to Tilford Cottage garden. Coach. 8th June: (Sat) A visit to Thenford Arboretum, with lunch beforehand. Coach. 11th June: Evening meeting: Visit to the rose garden at Dummer House followed by drinks in Ellisfield. Self drive. 19-21st June: 3 day/2 night holiday to 4 Essex gardens including Beth Chatto's. Accommodation at Hintelsham Hall Hotel. Coach. 25th June: Summer garden party at 2 gardens in Alresford. 2.30 pm Self drive. 13th August: Visit to Homeacres (Charles Dowding's garden) and Hauser and Wirth, Bruton. Coach. 11th September: A full day visit to Sussex Prairie Garden and to Parham House. Coach. Please note the date which is a Wednesday. 8th October: "Designing and building RHS show gardens". A talk given by Sarah Eberle. 2.30 pm Hall. 18 October Evening meeting: Italian evening featuring a talk about Franchi seeds, Italian food and wine and accordion music. Easton. 14th November: A.G.M. followed by talk given by Helen Yemm and Gardeners' Question Time session Hall 2.30 pm Hall.
Details of all meetings/visits will be sent out to members by email prior to each event. Guests are always welcome at our meetings at a charge of £5 for a hall talk and an additional £8 for a coach trip.