Weston Favell Garden Society Programme 2022

St Peter’s Church Hall  7.30pm

 www.westonfavellgardensociety.com

 

 18th Jan   -  Simon Gulliver 

Plants for the Connoisseur

 

15th Feb   -  Geoff Hodge         

Scented plants and the Scented Garden

 

 15th March  -  Darren Rudge (new speaker) 

Colour and Interest in the Springtime Garden

 

19th March  (Saturday)

Thriplow Daffodil Weekend

 

19th April  -  Martin Keeley and John Shone 

Designing Willow Work for Show Gardens

 

17th May -   Wayne Williams             

Gardening in Dry Shade

 

June 11th (tbc)

Nymans Garden and Wakehurst

( both NT) 

 

21st June  -  Carole Adams (new speaker) 

My Clematis Nursery

 

19th July  -  Bob Brown

A Bucket of Stuff

 

July 26th Tuesday

Evening Garden Visit  (Self Drive)

to 136, High St, Irchester

NN29 7AB  

  August-  No Meeting

 

20th Sept -  John Gibson (new speaker) 

Making the Most of Your Bulbs

 

18th Oct  -  Jane Perrone (new speaker) 

Foraging Starts at Home

 

15th Nov  -  Timothy Walker 

A Life in Plants

 

*13th Dec  -  Andrew Sankey

Shakespeare’s Cottage Garden Flowers 

 

* Please note 2nd Tuesday

 

 

Weston Favell Garden Society Programme 2021

[phone 01604 409509]

St Peter’s Church Hall  7.30pm

 

www.westonfavellgardensociety.com

 

The first six meetings have been cancelled due to the coronavirus but we hope to resume in July and are moving Clive Goulds talk on Fuchsias to an extra meeting in August,

hopefully the rest can be rescheduled for 2022

 

 

19 Jan   -  Andrew Sankey     

Shakespeare's Cottage Garden Flowers

 

16 Feb   -  Simon Gulliver     

Garden Plants for the Connoisseur

 

16 March   -  Geoff Hodge         

Scented plants and the Scented Garden

+ AGM

 

20 April  -  Tony Russell (new speaker)           

2000 Years of British Garden History

From the Romans to the present day

 

18 May -   Don Witton             

Once Seen Never Forgotten

 

15 June  -  Clive Gould   (new speaker)

Fuchsias - Growing and nurturing

 

20th July  -  Stuart Phillips       

Don't Throw It Away

(how to use items otherwise destined for the Bin)

 

7th August 

RHS visit to Hyde Hall

(tickets now available)

 

17th August  -  Clive Gould   (new speaker)

Fuchsias - Growing and nurturing

 

21 Sept -  Paul Green           

Plants for Summer and Autumn

           including grasses

 

19 Oct  -  Adam Pasco   (new speaker)     

Create a Garden for Every Season

19 Oct Change to programme

                                  Michael Brown, a Garden Historian, who last came to us in 2018.
 
                                              ‘The Glory of the Garden’.  - The Victorian and Edwardian garden and the                                                                      gardeners who did the real work.

 

16 Nov  -  Richard Adams     

Gardens Home and Away

 (ie England and Abroad)

 

14 Dec  -  Janette Merilion    (new speaker)

Christmas Crackers

(plants suitable for presents)

 

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Weston Favell Garden Society Programme 2020

[phone 01604 409509]

 

21st  January—Dr Twigs Way

A History of  the Cottage Garden

 

18th February—Russell Attwood

Pumpkins & Lasagna Gardening

                                          

17th  March—AGM—Darren Rudge

Colour & Interest in the Garden in Springtime

The programme for the rest of 2020 was cancelled 

We hope to reschedule them for 2022

VISIT Saturday 28th March

Thriplow Daffodil Weekend

 

21st April Martin  Keeely & John Shone Designing Willow Work Show Gardens

+ Table of for sale items

 

19th May—Wayne Williams

Gardening in Dry Shade

+Table of For Sale Items

 

VISIT Saturday 6th June

Nyman’s and Wakehurst (both NT)

 

16th June—Carole Adams

My Clematis Nursery

 

JULY–Local evening visit tba

 

21st July—Bob Brown

A  Bucket of Stuff

 

VISIT Saturday 8th August 

free RHS trip Hyde Hall

 

August—no meeting

 

15th September—John Gibson

Making the Best of your Bulbs

 

20th October—Jane Perrone

Foraging Starts at Home

 

17th  November—Richard Todd

Trees For All Seasons

 

8h December—Tim Walker

[NB 2nd week]

A Life in Plants

 

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Weston Favell Garden Society

Programme 2019

 

 15th  January - Wayne Williams

Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses

                                              

19th February - Wendy Potts

Origins of Beekeeping, Folklore & Honey Remedies

 

19th  March - AGM -  John Gulliver:

Managing Historic Gardens in the 21st Century  (National Trust)

 

16th  April - Rob Cole

Fostering a Worcester Wildlife Meadow

 

VISIT Saturday April/May tba

Highgrove House

 

21st May - Richard Adams

A Camera in the Garden

 

Rob’s Nursery, Moulton: Hanging Basket Workshop

 

Evening visit June tba

 

18th June - Don Witton

Herbs, Perennials & Borders

 

30th June

Weston Favell Open Gardens

 

VISIT Saturday 13th July

am: Hebbs Farm Garden;

pm: Felley Priory Garden

 

16th July - Martin Green

The  Wonders of Westonbirt

 

August- no meeting

 

17th September - Member of the Garden Team

Tales of Canons Ashby Gardens

 

15th October - Mary Matts

Wild Flowers & Waterways

 

VISIT 19th October

RHS Garden Wisley: A Taste of Autumn

 

VISIT  November tba

Christmas Lights

 

19th November - Val Bourne

Roses & Peonies:

A Marriage Made in  Heaven

 

10th December - Howard Drury

[NB 2nd week]

Winter into Spring

 

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Weston Favell Garden Society Programme 2018 

 St Peter’s Church Hall  7.30pm

 

16th January - Richard Todd

Winter Gardening: a special beauty

 

20th February - Michael Brown

Death in the Garden: poisonous plants,

myths, magic, passion, & murder

                        

20th March - AGM - Joe Whitehead

Over the Garden Wall: walled gardens

 

VISIT Saturday 14th April date tba

RHS Wisley (coach fee only)

 

17th April - Dr Twigs Way

Walking with the Lily Limp:

plant hunter Ernest ‘Chinese’ Wilson

 

VISIT Saturday 12th May

Hidcote NT and Kiftsgate Court Gardens

 

15th May - Stuart Dixon + Bring & Buy Sale

The Garden of Hebb’s Farmhouse                 

(restored from dereliction featured on BBC)

 

VISIT Saturday 16th June

Trentham Gardens

  

19th June -  Bob Brown

My 30 Best Plants

 

17th July - Andrew Sankey

Six of the Best:

My 6 favourite gardens in Britain

 

August -   No meeting

                              

18th September - Timothy Walker

A Blaze of Glory:

Making your garden colourful in the autumn

 

VISIT Saturday 29th September tbc

Malvern Autumn Show

                         

16th October  - Kathy Brown

A Way with Plants:

My selection of plant combinations

 

20 November -  Chris Rowe

From the Ark to the Ashmolean:

The story of the John Tradescants

 

11th December [NB 2nd week]  Christmas meeting

John Shone & Martin Keeby

Willow Sculpturing

 

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Weston Favell Garden Society Programme 2017 

 St Peter’s Church Hall  7.30pm

 

17th  January— Stuart Dixon

 In Safe Hands: Gardens of the National Trust 

 

21st  February– Gillian Underwood

 A Visit to the Seychelles

 

21st  March- AGM – Rick Lambert

 My Visit to the Picos de Europa, Spain

 

18th  April– Andrew Sankey

Rethinking Your Garden: design ideas

 

Saturday 13th May  Visit

 Michael Heseltine’s Gdn + Upton House NT

 

 Tuesday 23rd May Workshop  at

Rob’s Nursery, Moulton

 

16th May– Stuart Phillips

Secrets & Mysteries of Pruning:

 shrubs, trees, & tools

 

Saturday 10th June  Visit

Ashwood Nursery, Kingswinford  Stourbridge

+ Packwood House NT

 

20th  June—Paul Green

 Plants of the Season:

practical demonstration & plant sale 

 

 Sunday 25th June

Weston Favell Village Open Gardens

 

Saturday 15th July  Visit

Easton Walled Gdn [Oakham] guided tour +

 Barnsdale Gdns 

 

18th July– Geoff H0dge

 Happy, Healthy Roses

 

August- no meeting 

 

Sunday 6th August  afternoon visit

Kathy Brown’s Gdn, Steventon nr Bedford

  

Saturday 2nd September Visit

 RHS Harlow Carr , specialist plant sale 

 

19th September - Dr Andrew Ward

 Plants that Excite: mainly herbaceous 

 

17th October– Margaret Easter

Herbs in the Garden

 

21st  November– Caroline Tait

 Demo of Christmas Flower Arrangements,

with a twist 

 

12th December [NB 2nd week]

 Howard Drury

Winter into Spring