Welcome to our programme for 2018
Unless otherwise stated, events take place at Paxton Hall, Headingley on Fridays at 7.30
January 12th AGM followed by Professor Alastair Fitter CBE FRS Ecologist & Author from the University of York.
February 9th Mark Jackson – Head Gardener at Newby Hall
‘Newby Hall Gardens’
March 9th Heather Russell from Northumberland
A welcome return by Heather talking of the changes she has made in ‘My Dream Garden’
April 13th Sally Gregson of Mill Cottage Plants, Henley Mill, Wookey, Somerset, specialist in Hydrangeas & Epimediums
Nurserywoman & Author
‘The Plant Lovers Guide to Epimediums’
to order plants for her to bring along, click here to go to her website
May 11th SPRING PLANT AUCTION
Saturday June 30th – 4th July HOLIDAY TO NORFOLK
Saturday July 28th DAY TRIP
To Wynyard Hall and the Northeast
Depart Paxton 9.00am – 43 miles 1 hour to:
Sion Hill Hall, Kirby Wiske YO7 4EU arriving 10.00am. Garden tour by owner Michael Mallaby
Depart 11.15 – 36 miles 45 mins to:
Wynyard Hall, Stockton on Tees, Billingham TS22 5NF arriving noon.
Depart 2.00pm 18 miles 30 mins to:
Woodside House, Charles & Jean Crompton, Witton Park, Bishop Auckland
DL14 0DU. Arrive 2.30pm NGS 3 acre garden. Refreshments.
Depart approx..3.45pm 73 miles to Paxton arriving approx. 5.30pm
There is a café at Wynyard Hall where food may be purchased or bring a packed lunch to be eaten on the coach.
August 31st PLANT FORUM– bring along anything looking good from your garden, enjoy a friendly chat about plants & pick up tips along the way.
September 14th Another welcome return by Bob Brown of Cotswold Garden Flowers
‘Plants Grow in Dirt’
A talk designed to stimulate & provoke
To order plants for him to bring along, click here to go to his website
October 12th AUTUMN PLANT AUCTION
November 9th David Hall – of the famous nursery Halls of Heddon ‘Dahlias’
December 14th Christmas Social – see videos from our events this year, enjoy a fun quiz, supper and chat.
Summer Evening Garden Visits – details on separate page.