Ledbury & District

Garden Group

This group meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday, in the afternoon, as arranged by the leaders.

Garden visits occur between May and September, with meetings in the Baptist Church Hall between January and April.

In October we will meet in Ledbury Baptist Hall at 2 pm for plant swap followed by flower arranging demonstration by Gill Romanowski.

For a full list of events in 2019 click on the link above.

Quite a convoy of cars left Homebase on a beautiful sunny May afternoon to visit Bitsmorton Court Gardens. What a sight welcomed us. A beautiful Grade 1 listed medieval manor house set in a moat, with water fed from the Malvern Hills. The Hills were the backdrop to the lovely gardens.
The gardens were beautiful but there were a few favourite parts of the garden – magnificent white wisteria trees in full bloom, a wonderful laburnum arch and a lean to greenhouse chock a block with the most colourful pelargoniums.
The mandatory tea and cake was served on the sunny terrace. Even the cakes, home baked that morning, warranted superlatives.
In all, a great first 2019 visit for the Garden Group.

Despite the changeable weather we much enjoyed our visit to the four-acre garden at Stockton Bury. The garden area was mainly pasture until the present four-acre garden, home to a medieval pigeon house, kitchen garden, water gardens, well-planted borders and plant sales, was created by Raymond Treasure and Gordon Fenn. The Victorian kitchen garden remains an attractive feature with lots of secret hidden areas to explore. The barn café provided the tea and a selection of delicious cakes, ensuring we had a successful visit.

Please note that all trips must be booked and paid for in advance. Members will be provided with more detailed information on all meetings via email or phone.

New members are always welcome

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Dominoes and Draughts Family History for beginners
Feminist Group Films
Folk/Country/Scottish Dancing French Book Group
French Conversation 1 French Improvers
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Italian Improvers Jazz Group
Knitting Latin
Local History Mah Jong
Maths & Stats Needlework
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Sunday Lunch 1 Sunday Lunch 2
T'ai Chi Table Tennis
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