2016 Programme

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 Saturday January 23rd

Talk by Gordon Malt on Salvias and Ornamental Grasses, in Wall Village Hall, near Lichfield, Staffordshire [WS14 0AW] at 2.30pm.

Saturday February 27th

Talk by Steve Grosvenor of Frank P Matthews on Fruit Trees – Their Pruning and Care, in Swindon Community Centre, near Wombourne, West Midlands [DY3 4NR] at 2.30pm.

Saturday March 12th   

Talk by Brian Ellis of Avondale Nursery on I Just Can’t Help Myself – Problems of being a Plantaholic, in Wall Village Hall, near Lichfield, Staffordshire [WS14 0AW] at 2.30pm.

 Saturday April 16th

photo by Colin White
photo by Colin White

Visit to The Dower House, Church Square, Melbourne, Derbyshire [DE73 8JH] at 11.00am : £6.50 including refreshments.

Visit to Melbourne Hall Gardens, Church Square, Melbourne, Derbyshire [DE73 8EN] at 2.30pm : £5.00 (RHS members free) not including refreshments (there is a tea room on site).

Saturday May 14th

Visit to Heath House, Offley Brook, near Eccleshall, Staffordshire [ST21 6HA] at 11.00am : £7.00 including refreshments.

Visit to Barlow Nurseries, Cheswardine Road, Pickstock Grange, near Newport, Shropshire [TF10 8DP] at 2.30pm : free entrance, but no refreshments.

 Saturday June 11th  

Visit to David Austin Roses, Bowling Green Lane, Albrighton, Shropshire [WV7 3HB] at 11.00am : free entrance (there is a tea room on site).

Annual plant sale at member’s garden at 2.30pm: refreshments available.

Saturday July 16th

Visit to Westonbury Mill Water Gardens, near Pembridge, Herefordshire [HR6 9HZ] at 11.00am : £5.00 not including refreshments (there is a tea room on site).

Visit to Stockton Bury Gardens, Kimbolton, near Leominster, Herefordshire [HR6 0HB] at 2.30pm : £6.00 not including refreshments (there is a tea room on site).

 

photo by Pat Orme
photo by Pat Orme

Saturday August 20th  

Visit to Hidden Gem, 15 St Johns Road, Pleck, Walsall, West Midlands {WS2 9TJ] at 11.00am : £4.50 including refreshments.

Visit to 12 Darges Lane, Great Wyrley, near Cannock, Staffordshire [WS6 6LE] at 2.30pm : £6.00 including refreshments.

 Saturday September 17th

Visit to Secret Garden, 21 Steventon Terrace, Steventon New Road, Ludlow, Shropshire

[SY8 1JZ] at 11.00am : £5.50 including refreshments.

Visit to Bury Court Farmhouse, Ford Street, Wigmore, Herefordshire [HR6 9UP] at 2.30pm : £5.00 including refreshments.

photo by Colin White
photo by Colin White

Saturday October 22nd

Talk by Charles Chesshire on Clematis and Other Things, in Swindon Community Centre, near Wombourne, West Midlands [DY3 4NR] at 2.30pm.

 Saturday November 26th

AGM & Christmas Social, in Wall Village Hall, near Lichfield, Staffordshire [WS14 0AW] at 10.30am (AGM commencing at 11.00am).

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