Cotswold Group

A new group held at Shurdington Social Centre in Cheltenham serving north and east Gloucestershire.

A 'hands-on' approach based around practical workshops, relevant tutorials, monthly meetings plus interesting garden and nursery visits. An email address is essential for communication.

cotswoldgroup.cgs@mail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgs.cotswoldgroup
 

2019 PROGRAMME 

 

January 12th

 

AGM followed by discussions 1pm (CGS)

 

AGM followed by Gill Hazel “Classic, Rare and Unusual Bulbs 2 pm (PH)

 

February 9th

 

Garden Design Part 2, Yvonne Gregory 1pm booked (CGS)

 

Glenis Dyer “Clematis – The Ultimate Social Climber” 2.15pm  booked (PH/CGS shared event)


 

March 9th

 

Cut flower growing, Cotswold Posy Patch  £30 - 1pm booked (CGS)

 

Nick Wray, Curator of Bristol Botanic Garden, “Japanese Gardens” 2.15pm (PH)


 

April 13th

 

Auriculas, Hilary Harvey 1pm booked (CGS)

 

Roger Umpleby ‘Friends and Foes in the Garden” 2.15pm (PH)

 

May 11th

 

CGS mini Plant sale open to public

 

Lois Philipps ‘The Art and Science of Compost-making” 2.15pm (PH)

 

Malvern Spring Show (9th – 12th May plus set-up)

 

Visits

 

June

 

Composting and steel support-making , David Simpson’s house – to be booked

 

East Lambrook Manor and Kelways Peonies or Avon Bulbs- to be booked

 

27th “The Lenches,” Eckington followed by tea/coffee at Judith and Julian’s house- to be booked

 

July

 

Kate’s Cutting Patch, Longney – 17th July 2 pm £6 to include tea/cake - booked

 

Bristol Botanic Garden –guided tour £7- to be booked

 

Late August or early September

 

“Brockamin”- Cottage garden with Symphyotricum (Michaelmas daisies), Callow End, Worcester - to be booked

 

September 14th

Roy Cheek “Insectivorous Plants” (including new factors about Saracenias) 2.15pm (PH)

Latin names, David Simpson 4.15pm (CGS)

 

October 12th

Chris Smith of Pennard Plants “Agapanthus – Myths and Mysteries of Growing” 2.15pm (PH)

November 9th

Rachel Salisbury “The Really Useful Garden” 2.15pm (PH)

December 14th

Helen Picton, Old Court Nurseries “A Plantaholics Wonderland” 2.15pm (PH)

 

2018 Malvern Show 

Second time at Malvern, and a great Silver. 

 

 

2017 Malvern Show 

First time showing and getting Bronze

David Simpson & Liz Ward.

The Stand.

 

 

 

 
 

 

Contact
David Simpson
27 Highland Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
United Kingdom

Tel. 01242 224747 or text 07989 476962
Email

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