Programme 2020

At all talks there is a charge of £3 for members and £4 for visitors which includes refreshments.

Saturday January 18th.

Talk on Snowdrops by Eddie Roberts who has one of the largest snowdrop collections in the country. In Wall Village Hall, nr Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 0AW. at 2:30pm.

Saturday February 15th.

Talk by John Scrace a highly qualified pathologist working for the RHS and Kew Gardens on Pests and Diseases in Swindon Community Centre, nr Wombourne, Staffordshire, DY3 4NR. at 2:30pm.

Saturday March 21st.

Talk by Jeff Bates a former lecturer in Horticulture on Great British Gardens in Wall Village Hall, nr Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 0AW. at 2:30pm.

Saturday 25th April

Visit to Avocet, 3 Main Road, Plealey, Shrewsbury SY5 0UZ. at 11:00am £7 incl refreshments.

Visit to Edge Villa, Edge, Nr Yockleton, SY5 9PY. at 2:30pm £8 incl refreshments.

Saturday 23rd May

Visit to Four Seasons, 26 Buchanan Road, Walsall, WS4 2EN. at 11:00am £4 NGS open day tea/coffee and biscuits available.

Visit to members garden and plant sale at 2:30pm Refreshments available.

Saturday 20th June

Visit to Westacres, Wolverhampton Road, Prestwood, Nr Stourbridge, DY7 5AN. at 11:00am £5 incl refreshments.

Visit to Kinver Open Gardens 12pm onwards £5. Tickets from the clock tower in the middle of the town. I suggest we meet at the fire station at about 3.30 for refreshments.

SUNDAY 19th July.

Visit to Middleton Hall, Middleton, Tamworth B78 2AE. at 11:00am. Plant hunters fair £3 Tea room on site.

Visit to 5 Eastview Cottages, School Lane, Shuttington, Nr Tamworth B79 0DX. at 2:30pm £6.50 incl refreshments.

Saturday 8th August

Visit to Hanbury Hall, School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa WR9 7EA. at 11:00am free for NT members or £8 for park and gardens. Tea room on site.

Visit to Meadow Farm, 33 Droitwich Road, Feckenham, Worcs, B96 6RU. at 2:30pm £8.50 incl refreshments.

Saturday 19th September

Visit to The Tynings, Church Lane, Stoulton, WR7 4RE. at 11:00am £5 incl refreshments.

Visit to Eckington Gardens, Hilltop Farm, Nafford Road, Eckington, and Mantoft, Upper End WR10 3DH. at 2:30pm £10 incl refreshments.

Saturday October 17th

Talk by Julie Ritchie, proprietor of Hoo House Nursery near Tewkesbury. Penstemons and Late Flowering Perennials in Swindon Community Centre, nr Wombourne, Staffordshire, DY3 4NR. at 2:30pm.

Saturday 21st November

AGM & Christmas Social, in Wall Village Hall, nr Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 0AW. at 10.30am AGM commencing at 11.00am.

Saturday December 12th

Talk by Richard Rallings Mynd Hardy Plants (The Group visited in 2018) The Gardens of Gertrude Jekyll in Swindon Community Centre, nr Wombourne, Staffordshire, DY3 4NR. at 2:30pm.