The following information provided by other organisations may be of interest to Gardening Club members. Information is correct to the best of our knowledge, but you may wish to check the organisers website before travelling to an event.
This group meets at Gardeners Hall, 213 St Leonards Road, Windsor SL4 3DR
Events for 2018 will be shown here later.
Christmas Glow at Wisley
Christmas Glow returns from 1 December 2017 -
Wander the trail to see the light playing on our iconic trees, floating installations creating rippling reflections on the water, and stunning views of the Laboratory reflected in the Jellicoe Canal.
Christmas delights in the Glasshouse
Don't miss our beautiful Glasshouse display, this year inspired by the 1837 poem "A visit from St Nicholas" by Clement Clarke Moore.
Walk into a festive woodland glade, complete with poinsettia 'trees', ferns, red flowering azaleas and an abandoned sleigh. Can you find the missing reindeer?
Delight in the Arts & Crafts stockings hanging over the chimney, surrounded by 10 Christmas trees decorated by local schools.
NOTE All the following events need to be booked in advance
Winter Talk & Walk, St Timothee, Pinkneys Green, Nr Maidenhead.
Come and see St Timothee outside the usual garden visiting season. Starting with a talk (indoors) about ‘The Winter Garden’, we will cover the key elements that make a garden shine through even the darkest months with photos drawn from gardens across England. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session and then a walk round St Timothee to see plants that make a Winter Garden.
Thursday, 18 January, 2018, 10.30 for 11.00 start
admission £10 which includes talk, tour, tea and cake
Spring Talk & Walk, Compton Elms, Pinkneys Green, Nr Maidenhead.
The talk will be indoors where you can enjoy tea and cake before exploring the garden that includes a pretty sunken woodland garden and a lovingly recovered clay pit workings. The atmospheric garden is filled with snowdrops, primroses, hellebores and fritillaria, interspersed with anemone and narcissi under a canopy of ash and beech.
Saturday, 17 March or Wednesday, 21 March at 2pm
admission £10 which includes afternoon tea
A 10 acre dynamic gardens which have been developed over the last 6 years to include magnificent mixed borders and a series of contrasting yew hedged rooms, hosting flame borders, a cool garden, a pond garden and new stumpery. There is also a vegetable garden with striking fruit cages sit within a walled garden, also encompassing a white garden. Meadows open out to views over the parkland. Featured on BBC Gardener's World ( July 2017).
Sunday 29 April, Sunday 29 July, 2-
Admission £12, child free, which includes, tea, cake and tour at 2pm or 3.30pm with the Head Gardener
Welford Park is one of the finest natural snowdrop woodlands in the country, approx 4 acres, along with a wonderful display of hellebores throughout the garden and winter flowering shrubs. This is an NGS 1927 pioneer garden on the River Lambourn set around Queen Anne House (not open). Also the stunning setting for Great British Bake Off.
Wednesday 31st January to Wednesday 4th March 2018
Open Wednesday to Sunday (closed Mondays and Tuesdays)
Admission £7 (adults) £6 (concessions) £3 (children)
Light refreshments available
Dogs welcome on leads
Directions: M4 J13, A34(S). After 3 miles exit for A4(W) to Hungerford. At 2nd roundabout
take B4000, after 4miles turn R signed Welford. Entrance on Newbury-
These snowdrop days support a number of charities, in particular the National Gardens Scheme on Wednesday 7 February