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...

Being a 21st Century Gardener

Our March 9th meeting was an interesting and entertaining talk from Timothy Walker entitled ‘How to be a 21st Century Gardener’. Timothy stressed how important the soil in our gardens is, but that we cannot change, only improve, it and that the best way to do this is...

February AGM & talk

Our February meeting started with the Annual General Meeting which was attended by more than 30 of our 50 members. The treasurer outlined our financial position (attached), which is good enough for us to make a substantial donation to the Stonesfield Scouts for their...

Volunteering at Aston Pottery

Here at Aston Pottery we enjoy welcoming hundreds of visitors, who many of form several Gardening Groups across Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. The gardens are free for all the public to enjoy, and feature some of the most innovative planting done in Britain today. A...