Meetings & Visits

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS FOR 2021

Indoor meetings are held in St Mary’s Parish Rooms, Church Street, Chipping Norton, OX7 5NT,               on the first Wednesday of the month and start at 7.30pm.

Outdoor visits start at 7pm, unless otherwise stated.

Members £1, visitors £3.

 

February 3rd   meeting cancelled

March 3rd     meeting cancelled

April 7th   meeting cancelled

May 5th    Visit to members garden in Condicote, Stow-on-the-Wold

Come to see Caroline’s garden, plus her neighbour’s garden with sculptures.

June 2nd   Visit to Truleaf Microgreens, Wigginton

They grow a selection of micro shoots from sunflower, pea, radish & rocket, which contain up to 40 times the nutrients of fully grown vegetables, selling them in compostable packaging and using heat from a bio-digester.

July 7th   Visit to Stonesfield Common, near Charlbury

A guided tour of the meadows of this SSSI, with Craig Blackwell, former County Ecologist

August 4th  Visit to a members garden in Chipping Norton

A visit to Heather’s garden with fruit trees, veg beds, pond and flower borders in a compact area

September 1st    Visit to  Bridewell Gardens, near Charlbury

A return visit to this popular therapy garden specifically to visit and learn about their vineyard

October 6th  Our Local Weather Conditions

A group discussion on how our weather has changed over the years.

Preceded by a short AGM.

November 3rd  Hidden Gems: Secret Gardens to Visit in the UK

Andrew Tolman, a professional gardener who specialises in garden restoration, will tell us of less well known gardens, their owners, the houses and the plants found within them

December 1st   

Our eating meeting to round off the year. Free entry to those who bring some food to share. Plus opportunity to swap spare seeds.