10th January: Talk by Lief Bersweden. Where the wildflowers grow. Itchen Abbas & Avington Village Hall. 2.30 pm 14th February: A visit to Crossland alstromeria nursery and then to Denmans to see snowdrops. By coach. 8th March: A morning workshop on pruning techniques by David Hurrion. Easton Village Hall. 14th March: A talk by Val Bourne. Bombproof roses for the modern gardener. Itchen Abbas Hall 2.30pm 11th April: A talk by Sally Nex How to garden the low carbon way. Hall 2.30 pm 9th May: A morning at The Savill Garden, followed by lunch and then a cruise on the River Thames and a cream tea. By coach 22nd May Additional event: 2 wild flower walks with Lief Bersweden. 6th June: A day visit to The Newt garden in Somerset. By coach. 19th-22nd June: Holiday: A tour to see the glorious gardens of Northamptonshire . 4th July: Visits to Broadhatch House and Binstead Place gardens, Self drive. 20th July: The Annual Luncheon. Itchen Abbas Hall. 8th August: Visit to Houghton Lodge garden, Stockbridge and Longstock water gardens Self drive. 13th September: Visits to Cranbourne Manor and Knoll gardens. By coach. 10th October: A talk given by Linda Dolan. Wisley through the seasons. Hall. 2.30pm 21st November: The A.G.M. followed by talk given by Lucy Thorpe. Gardening for healing, Horatio's garden. 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 to attend a hall talk. It's £5 for those on our waiting list. For guests on garden visits, we make a surcharge of £10 on top of the costs of the day.