Meeting Chrissie’s owls

October’s meeting was a real treat, with Chrissie Harper from the village’s ‘Chrissie’s Owls’ talking to us about her bird sanctuary charity. She brought with her two delightful animals. A barn owl who flew silently across the room to collect her supper and swallow it...

Growing under cover

The Gardening Club’s autumn season kicked off on Monday 9th September with a talk by Chris Day from Buckingham Garden Centre and Nurseries, where he has worked for over 17 years. Chris’ topic was ‘Growing under cover’ which he illustrated with pictures and plants. He...

10th Anniversary celebration

On 23rd July Stonesfield Gardening Club committee members, past and present, gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Gardening Club. Not everyone was able to make it but overall it was a good turnout. The sun shone as past events were discussed. There have...

July village walk

On Monday 8th July over forty members of Stonesfield Gardening Club gathered outside the village shop to start their exploration of four of the Open Gardens venues. It was a warm, dry evening as we processed round the village. There was lots to admire and many ‘plant...

Successful Open Gardens

Sunday June 30th arrived and so did the sun. It was a glorious day for Stonefield Open Gardens, sunny but without the baking heat of the day before. Over 200 people took advantage of the summer weather and explored the selection of eleven gardens that were open for...

Open Gardens on 30th June

June is traditionally the month when many villages open their gardens to curious members of the public and Stonesfield is no exception. Every two years the committee of the Gardening Club manage to persuade some of the keen gardeners in the village to let us have a...