This group has about 65 members and they meet at Boreham Village Hall near Chelmsford during the winter months for talks. In summer they go on garden visits. Please contact Ann for further information.
Monday 13th February 12noon – 3.30pm
Bring and Share Festive lunch.
Monday13th March 2pm – 4pm
Natural Beehives and bee keeping; a return visit from Spencer. We visited his farm, Lauriston Farm, in 2014
Garden visits programme
Our garden visits this year will be approximately £6 and will usually include tea and cakes.
Monday 24th April 2pm
Robert and Vicky Brown, Morris Farm, Stow Maries CM3 6SG. Return visit by poplar request. Spring bulbs and blossom. Views of the old church.
Monday 15th May 2pm.
Peacocks, Main Rd. Margaretting CM4 9HY. 5 acre garden, inc walled garden, herbaceous border, veg garden, restored horticultural buildings.
Monday 12th June 2pm Braxted Park Estate, Braxted Park Road, Great Braxted Witham CM8 3EN
Braxted Park, Grade II* listed park of “exceptional significance”. Ponds, lakes and walled gardens. Garden restoration display.
Monday 3rd July 2pm
Little Myles, Ongar Road, Stondon Massey, Brentwood CM15 0LD..
Romantic garden surrounded by wild flowers and grasses; set in 3 acres. Full borders; meandering paths; pond; hornbeam pergola and fountains. Herb garden; handmade herbal cosmetics from the garden’s plants.
Monday 21st August 2pm Beeleigh Abbey Gardens, Abbey Turning, London Road Maldon CM9 6LL
Visit following the talk to us in January by Mr. Chris Cork, Beeleigh Abbey gardener. Peaceful gardens in an historic rural setting. Mature trees, water features: woodland walks to the tidal River Chelmer, cottage garden, roses, herbaceous border.
Monday 18th September. 2pm
Kingsteps, Moor Hall Lane Danbury CM3 4ER
Country garden, herbaceous plants, shrubs, roses, fuchsias, dahlias. Fish pond.
Monday 16th October 2pm. RHS Hyde Hall Garden, Creephedge Lane, Rettendon Common, CM3 8ET
Possibility of guided tour, details to be arranged.Chelmsford CM3 8ET
Monday 13th November AGM and
Monday 11th December Christmas tea