Sue Bedwell talks clematis

Our June meeting was a talk by Sue Bedwell on the subject of clematis and related plants. We learnt that the clematis family is a diverse one, with celandine, aconite, anemone, hepatica, aquilegia and buttercup all included. Sue emphasized that clematis need to be...

Great day out at Spetchley Gardens

After an excellent snack in the Laundry garden, the Gardening Club has a guided tour of Spetchley Gardens in Worcestershire. It was a gorgeous May day and the peonies were in full bloom. The tour covered the history of the site as well as the many plants, some quite...

Successful April Plant Sale

Stonesfield Gardening Club’s April plant sale was held at Four Acres in Pond Hill on Saturday 21st April. Just for a change the weather was kind to us which encouraged people to get in early, and they turned out in record numbers. They were able to choose from the...

Plant Sale Saturday 21st April

Stonesfield Garden Club is holding a plant sale from 8.30am to 11.00am at Four Acres in Pond Hill. There will be a wide selection of annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables… all at very reasonable prices. Come early to get the best selection as our plants are in...

April outing

A select few of us ventured out to Evenley Wood Garden in intermittent drizzle in April. Despite the weather, it was an enjoyable outing with blue drifts of Scylla, yellow daffodils, red Camellias in full flower and white/pink wild cherry blossom to cheer us up along...

March meeting

At our March meeting, Timothy Walker gave us a wonderfully illustrated talk on ‘Colour in a small garden’. With references to garden design, literature, science, art and photography he guided us through various effects that can be achieved by careful placement of...

February meeting

At February’s meeting, Rob Jacobs gave a well-illustrated, lively and informative talk that included various amusing experiences from his career at Waterperry Gardens from teenage intern to head gardener. He also passed on a number of helpful hints on pruning, staking...

January meeting

Due to the snow, we cancelled our Christmas quiz at the last minute and did not meet in January, so we are looking forward to our first meeting of the year on Monday 12 February at 7.30pm in the St James’ Centre (weather permitting!). Our speaker will be Rob Jacobs...