Visit to Waterperry

On Monday 8th April a small group took themselves to Waterperry Gardens to see what there was in the way of spring bulbs. The weather, which had been very damp on the drive over to Waterperry, proved to be kind to visitors. After a brief coffee to set us up, it dried...

In not so bleak mid-Winter

Our March talk, “In not so bleak mid-Winter”, was very well attended as it featured the ever-popular Timothy Walker, chatting to us about how we can bring more colour, scent and interest to our gardens over the winter. Using wonderfully compelling photographs he...

Bridewell Plant Sale – Saturday 13th April

Bridewell Garden are holding a plant sales day on Saturday 13th April from 11am until 2pm This is your opportunity to buy some quality plants to give your garden a new lease of life this spring Cash or card payments Sorry, but there is no access to the gardens on this...

Thanks from New Yatt RDA

Following the February AGM the committee made the agreed donation of £200 to New Yatt RDA. We have received an acknowledgement and a copy of their newsletter highlighting many of their achievements in 2018. We all wish them well in 2019. If anyone wants to find out...

Art & Science of Composting plus AGM

The club’s meeting on 11th February was our AGM and we were very pleased to see a good turnout of members. The Treasurer’s report showed a healthy balance in our account, and we voted to donate £200 to New Yatt Riding for the Disabled, having already made a donation...

Witney Horticultural Society coach outing Saturday 13th April

Witney Horticultural Society are having a day trip to Ashwood Nurseries and John Massey’ private gardens, Kingswinford, West Midlands on Saturday 13th April, leaving the Cogges carpark, Witney at 08.30hrs. This garden is occasionally open to the public but this day...

Gardening Club AGM 11th February 2019

Stonesfield Gardening Club AGM will be held on Monday 11th February at 7.30pm at the St James’ Centre, High Street, Stonesfield (location map on the website). It will last approximately 15 minutes. Members who have not yet paid their 2019 membership or new...

Annual Christmas Social and Gardening Quiz

We gathered in the St James’ Centre on 10 December for our annual Christmas Social and Gardening Quiz, this year fiendishly thought out by Gill Barrett from the committee. While each table fought with the anagrams, picture questions (berries, bulbs and leaves!) and...

Talk in Charlbury on 13th December

Stonesfield Gardening Club members may like to know about Charlbury Garden Society next talk on 13th December at 8.00 on the subject : Gardening at Great Dixter. It will be held in the Memorial Hall, Browns Lane. This is a rescheduling of an earlier talk which was...

Butterflies in Technicolor

For our November meeting, we invited local resident and keen lepidopterist Martin Gascoigne-Pees to talk to us about the butterflies in our gardens, the hedgerows and on the Common and what we should be planting to encourage them. What they need are nectar rich...