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...

Plant Sale – 24 April

Regulations now allow Stonesfield Gardening Club to hold their annual plant sale on Saturday 24 April. It will be at its usual location at Four Acres, Pond Hill (just down from the shop) between 8.30am and 11am. Members have been busy growing plants in spite of the...

March talk – Timothy Walker

A tale of two wheelbarrows Our first talk in 2021 was from Timothy Walker, one of the club’s favourite speakers, by Zoom on 8th March. Timothy was also our last speaker in 2020 so this was a great way to start our 2021 season which hopefully will...

AGM meeting papers – 8 Feb @ 7.30pm by Zoom

Stonesfield Gardening Club Annual General Meeting will be held on 8 February 2021 on Zoom 7.30pm – invitation details have been sent to all members. AGM Agenda Welcome and report of 2020: Chair – Wendy Gould (attached) Treasurer’s Report: Paul Bates (attached) 2020...

Bridewell Open Weekend 29 & 20 September

We’re delighted to open to visitors this year, to share what we’ve achieved at the gardens thanks to your support and that of our local community, and the dedication of our staff and volunteers. Tickets are free but must be booked in advance. Use the links...

Membership fees for 2021

As our 2020 programme has been severely curtailed the committee reviewed the financial position of the Gardening Club. It was decided that this was strong enough to allow existing memberships to be extended to the end of 2021 without any further fees. 2021 membership...

Update on events

Well, Stonesfield is definitely gardening, as you can see from the very attractive plots in the village, and the productive allotments too. We are also fortunate in that we all know our neighbours well enough to chat and swap experiences over the garden wall. We can...

April Plant Sale… with a difference

The Gardening Club held its plant sale under very different conditions this year. There was huge pent-up demand in the village, especially for vegetables as well as for bedding plants to decorate the War Memorial. However, due to social-distancing requirements, we...