For further information or membership contact Pamela Lucas by post: 29 Stert Street, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 3JF, Tel 01235 555 536
The cost to join is £5 for a single membership and £7 for a joint, for two people living at the same address. European membership is £8. Members are welcome to bring one guest to Snowdrop Group events, but priority is always given to members.
Members must belong to The Cottage Garden Society before they apply to join the Snowdrop Group. Members normally receive two newsletters each year and there is a Snowdrop Day (at an extra charge) with snowdrop sales, talks and a garden visit, usually in February, which takes place at a different venue each year.
Articles for the newsletter are always welcome and should be sent to Pamela Lucas - contact details above.
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If you wish to become a member and receive details when they are released it is best to join before the November newsletter is sent out which has all the details of the event and how to apply.
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The next event of The Snowdrop Group will be held in
Devon on 16 February 2019. The talks and snowdrops
sales will be held at
Hatherleigh Community Centre from 10 am.
The speakers will be:
Paul Smyth: The Making and Breaking of a Galanthophile. He will speak about his work with growing and propagating snowdrops including techniques on twin-scaling.
Jim Almond: The Shropshire Snowdrop Connection - the cultivars and galanthophiles associated with Shropshire.
The garden visit in the afternoon will be to Higher Cherubeer. The owners Jo and Tom Hynes hold a National Cyclamen Collection aswell as an extensive collection of over 200 varieties of snowdrops. There are other gardens open nearby including Andrews Corner. The Snowdrop Valley near Exeter also promises to be well worth a visit. (Photo below)
Tickets and information will be in the newsletter but if anyone from The C.G.S. who is not a member of The Snowdrop Group wishes to attend they are able to do so at guest prices. See above for the contact details of the organisors who will be able to give full details.
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The Snowdrop Valley, Exeter.
The Snowdrop Day 2018
Festive Snowdrops for Christmas