Four Border Abbeys

Gardening Group 1

Group Leader: Prue Pullen
Meets: Various Thursdays in each month from Spring to Autumn, times to be decided by the group
Venue: Various gardens in the Lothians, Borders and Northumberland.

This group is currently FULL.

There is not a fixed week per month as this depends on when gardens are at their peak and to suit our hosts.

The gardening group programme runs from Spring to Autumn, mainly comprising garden visits. Talks and demonstrations are also held. The draft programme is sent out early each year and ideas for speakers or visits are welcome.

2020 programme :  Thursdays 
19 March   10.30 for  11.00   Talk on sensory gardens by Annie Pollock, landscape architect, at Abbey Row
16 April 11.00    Harlaw Farmhouse, Eccles,  spring bulbs
7 May   10.30     Fallodon Hall and Adderstone House – near Alnwick    Full day visit
18 Jun   10.30  Preston Hall followed by Frostineb – both near Pathhead, lunch at Humbie 
30  July  10.30  Corbet Tower, Morebattle
20 August  10.30   Standhill tomatoes at Minto, nr Hawick
3 September 1.30  Yetholm gardens and allotment
October – Awaiting inspiration or suggestions!
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July 4th 2019 - There was a large turnout to visit two members' private gardens in the lovely village of Minto. The weather was kind and we enjoyed delicious cakes before taking leisurely tours of the adjoining gardens. Our thanks to our hosts Ann and Agnes.

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