Social Hall

Northwood Green Gardening Club

Programme 2021

Meetings held at Northwood Green Social Hall, GL 14 1NB, at 7.30 pm unless by Zoom  or otherwise announced.

Visitors welcome to any meetings, cost £3

Venue:  Northwood Green Social Hall at 7.30pm unless by Zoom or otherwise announced.

  Thursday 13 May.  A talk about the Land Girlsby Fiona Warin. Fiona a very popular speaker with this club returns with her much anticipated talk. Another postponement from 2020.We hope this to a zoom talk

 Saturday 15th and 16thPlant Sale. A self-service stall outside The Glen, Adsett Lane, Adsett GL14 1PH more details later

 June Thursday 10that 6.45pm. The Weir Reach,Maisemore. An evening visit to a lovely 2 acre garden full of interestfrom herbaceous bed, fruit and vegetables to sculpture, bonsai, pond and meadow.cost £6.50 with tea/coffee cake in the garden.

 1 July 7.30 pm Street End Cottage, Minsterworth.Relaxing evening visit to the garden of club member Sharon Ingham. A firm favourite in our society’s year and sadly missed in 2020. Refreshments wine soft drinks and nibbles £3.00.

 Thursday 29th July 2021at 10.30am.We visit Greenfields a1 ½ acre plant person’s gem of a garden set in the beautiful Wye Valley.  Mature trees, unusual plants and shrubs. Meet Jackie the head gardener. £8.00 Meet at Greenfields, Brockweir Common, Brockweir, NP16 7NU

Lunch at a nearby hostelry

1.45 pm Cloud’s Rest Garden,Brockweir.  This garden was started from scratch in 2012 in a stony SW facing paddock.  Now gravel paths meander down the hillside surrounded by extensive colourful planting, leading the eye to the beautiful Wye valley below.  The latest addition is a dramatic water feature. £6.50 to include tea and cake.Meet at Clouds Rest NP16 7NW

 Thursday 9 September.  A Perennial Year.  Julie Richie of the Hoo House nursery.  As we know her nursery is renowned for the quality its plants and a selection will be available to buy after the talk.

 September 23rd at10.00 am Outing to PainswickRococo Gardens to include talk by their Head Gardener at 10.15 followed by lunch at 12.30. Cost excluding lunch £9.50 Senior £8.30. RHS members can use their card.

 A quirky and very pretty unique garden. Designed in the 1740’s as a fanciful pleasure garden for the owner.

 Thursday 14 October.  The Cutting Garden. Julie Bircher will talk about her business, the progression of flowers throughout the year, followed by a demonstration of a hand-tiedbouquet using her flowers.

Our October meeting is one where we providebread and cheese and enjoy the chance to sample chutneys made by members and take home the recipes.

 Thursday 11 November.The History of Vegetables and what historic varieties are available today. Jerry Green National Trust Head Gardener at Westbury Court Gardens, the home of many historic vegetables. Jerry makes a very welcome return.

 Thursday 9 December.Christmas Social. Always an important date of our year. The chance to relax with mulled wine and our renowned buffet and enjoy good company and take part in competitions and quizzes.


Saturday 11December4.45 pm.‘TheSpectacle of Light’ at Sudeley Castle - See the dazzling new illuminations at this timeless castle, the glorious gardens and romantic ruins all lit under the stars.

Sip festive warmers of mulled wine and hot chocolate as you follow the magical trail around these wonderful grounds and tuck into simple take away hot food around the Castle Dungeons. £14.50 Pay for drinks directly


Chair:    Marylyn Nelson    01452 760187
Treasurer Tim Johnson
Secretary - Karen Johnson


Pat Brooke
Janet Barker
Sharon Ingham