Wychwood Forest Trust talk – 8 Nov

Our talk on Monday 8 November was from Neil Clennell, Chief Executive of Wychwood Forest Trust (formerly The Wychwood Project). Neil started by taking us through the history of Wychwood Forest and the key activities that changed to the landscape since the 13th Century...

Live talk from Rob Jacobs – 4 Oct

On Monday 4th October 2021 the Gardening Club held its first live talk since March 2020. It was good to be back in the St James’ Centre amongst friends. We were delighted to welcome Rob Jacobs from Waterperry https://www.waterperrygardens.co.uk who has spoken to the...

Bridewell Garden visit – 9 Sept

The Gardening Club’s Autumn calendar got off to an interesting start when a group of us visited Bridewell Gardens. Ruth Madder welcomes the SGC in Bridewell’s vineyard. The gardens’ director Ruth Madder showed us round and explained the work that they do there....

A perfect evening for a walk

After two years, and two postponements in 2021, Stonesfield Gardening Club’s village walk finally took place again on 23rd June. The weather could not have been more perfect as 25 Club members enjoyed the sights and smells of three gardens. We started at Long Becs, on...

May talk – Harriet Rycroft

Our May meeting was ‘Zoom’ with our speaker Harriet Rycroft. Her topic was A Year in Pots, talking about her very obvious love and expertise of the subject. She showed us some lovely slides of her own courtyard filled with them (some 300 in total!) as well as...

Successful Plant Sale

At 8.30 on 24 April, we opened our annual plant sale at Four Acres, Pond Hill. A queue (socially distanced) had started before we opened but our one way system worked well. By mid morning most plants had been carried off by happy Stonesfield gardeners and by the close...