Visit to Bourton House – 14 Sept

The Gardening Club had fabulous weather for their visit to Bourton House on 14 September. The borders were magnificent and the grass a lush green (they don’t water the grass!) Most people stayed for a light lunch (cake!)

Martin Catt – 11 July

In spite of the power cut, or possible because of it, we had a good turnout for Monday night’s talk. Martin Catt spoke about gardening for wildlife. This focussed on enjoying the wildlife in your garden (a bench, glass of wine and binoculars) and methods of attracting...

Stonesfield Gardens walk – 27 June

On 27 June, members gathered at 6.30pm in Pond Hill to start the garden walk. It was an opportunity for those working at Open Gardens to see some of the gardens which had opened the day before plus a special opening for one extra garden. It was also a good social...

Successful Open Gardens

The weather was almost perfect for Stonesfield Open Gardens on 26 June… dry, sunny but not hot, however it was a bit breezy. This did not deter over 140 people, plus some children, from turning out to enjoy the 9 gardens opened for the afternoon. After walking the...

Open Gardens – 26 June

Stonesfield Open Gardens is 2pm – 5pm on Sunday 26th June 2022; (gardens stay open until 5.30pm). We have a number gardens open to the public, many which have never been previously open. There is a wide variety including – pretty, bijou garden with good vieware – very...

School Fete donation

The gardening club had a stand at the school fete on Saturday 21 May. The weather was kind and the members of the committee were able to enjoy the afternoon sunshine talking to Stonesfield residents. We welcomed 3 new members. We also raised £104 by selling sunflowers...

Summer Luxuriance

On Monday 9 May we had Harriet Rycroft visit us for a talk ’Summer Luxuriance’. This was a follow up to her 2021 Zoom talk which we all throughly enjoyed, hence there was a very good turnout of members to see her ‘live’. Harriet started by showing us photographs...

Another successful plant sale

Fortunately Saturday 23 April was a dry day. However it was a little cool and windy but this did not discourage the many visitors to our annual plant sale at Four Acres, Pond Hill. As in 2021, a small queue had formed by the time we opened just before 8.30. From then...

Annual plant sale – 23 April

Stonesfield Gardening Club will bd holding their annual plant sale on Saturday 23 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 unseasonably...

March AGM and talk

In the middle of March we finally managed to get together in person to hold our AGM and to welcome our first speaker of 2022. The meeting was very well attended (probably due to the promise of a glass of wine!) and we rattled through the business part of the meeting...