Gardening Club Programme

ImageProgramme 2017

Meetings are held in the Millennium Hall, The Straight Mile, Horton cum Studley OX33 1BF at 8.00pm unless stated otherwise.

The gated driveway to the hall is on the right before you get to the sign saying you have reached the village, but after you have passed the entry to Studley Wood Golf Club (also on the right). There is a small signpost pointing to the hall on the left side of the road opposite the gate and the gate and hall should be open by 7.30pm.

Visitors are most welcome at any of our meetings and are asked to pay £3.00 per meeting.

Speakers and Topics

17th January AGM  followed by members' memorable garden experiences. Mince pies and mulled wine  
21st February "Oxford Botanic Gardens"  Prof Simon Hiscock, Director Oxford Botanic Garden
21st March "Garden and Wood - Developing a Passion for Antique Garden Tools" (tools for sale)

Piers Newth and Louise Allen 

18th April Plants of the season" (a practical demonstration – plants for sale)

Paul Green

17th October "Four local gardens: some thoughts on design" Jonathan Ford
21st November "A Year Behind the Scenes at Waterperry Gardens" Rob Jacobs


Wednesday 17 May 2.00pm. Woolstone Mill House, Faringdon, SN7 7QL, £10 Tour.   Tea/coffee and cake.


Thursday 29 June, Coach trip to Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire B49 5NJ.   Coach departs at 9.00am. Calling at Whichford Pottery for coffee.   At Ragley Hall we have a guided tour of the house with a cup of tea and biscuit.   Lunch not included but available.  £33. Non-members £36.


Wednesday 16 August, 2.00pm. Hill Close Gardens, Warwick CV34 6HF.   £8.40 Tour Tea/coffee and cake. 


Please contact us if you wish to reserve a place on an outing, could offer transport or require transport.


Otmoor Challenge

Saturday June 3   Plant Stall.   Plants and help needed please.


Summer Social Event

Tuesday July 18, at Noke by kind permission of Mr.and Mrs. P.J. Wilson, Lower Valley House and Mr. and Mrs. R. Dunn, Arlington, OX3 9TZ (Guests £5).


Members' Gardens open in support of NGS charities

see the yellow NGS book or NGS website for directions

Sunday 19 February (1.30 – 4.30pm).  Hollyhocks (Avril Hughes) Islip.

Sunday April 23 (2.00 -5.00pm) Hilltop Cottage, (Sarah Rogers) and Upper Green (Sue and Peter Burge), Horton–cum–Studley

Sunday 30 April (2.00 – 5.30pm) and Monday 1 May (1.30 – 5.30pm)  Hollyhocks (Avril Hughes), Islip and Monks Head (Sue Bedwell), Bletchingdon

Sunday July 23 (2.00 – 5.30pm) Upper Green (Sue and Peter Burge), Horton–cum-Studley.

Upper Green is also open by appointment for the NGS (contact Sue Burge). For more information about the garden and Sue's garden blog, visit the website. Upper Green Garden


AGM 2018

Tuesday January 16, 2018


Updated March 2017