14th January: The Annual Luncheon. 12.30 p.m. Northington Village Hall 12th February: Visit to Welford Park to see snowdrops.Coach. Please note the date, this is a Wednesday. 19th February: A Study Day on "Growing your own cutting garden" given by David Hurrion. Easton Village Hall. 10th March: "Don't judge a plant by appearances..." A talk given by Ken Thompson. Itchen Abbas & Avington Village Hall. 2.30 pm 25th March: Evening meeting. "From farmer's field to fruit and flowers" A talk by Gillian Taylor. Easton Village Hall.7.00pm. 14th April: A full day visit to Sherborne Castle to see the gardens and the house. Coach 12th May: "The Royal Botanic gardens, Kew". A talk given by Matthew Biggs. Itchen Abbas & Avington Village hall. 2.30 pm 2-4 June: A 3 day, 2 night holiday to the gardens of Monmouthshire and South Wales. 9th June: A visit to the gardens of Tylney Hall followed by a tour of Hortis Loci plant nursery. Full day, self drive visit. 24th June: Evening meeting: Visit to Gillian and Paul Taylor's rose garden in Bishops Waltham, with refreshments.Self drive. 14th July: A full day visit to Chinthurst Lodge garden and the Hannah Peschar sculpture garden. By coach. 1th August: Full day visit to Chettle House and Edmonsham House, Dorset. Coach. 8th September: A full day visit to Rooksnest garden and Old Camps garden, Berkshire. Coach. 13th October: "Idyllic Italian gardens". A talk given by Rosemary Legrande. 2.30 pm Itchen Abbas & Avington village hall.2.30 pm 17th November: A.G.M. followed by talk given by Sally Nex "A Rogue's gallery for Gardeners" Itchen Abbas & Avington Village Hall 2.30 pm.
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 £10 for a hall talk. For coach trips,an additional £10 on top of membership costs will be charged.