We are a friendly, active group, meeting once a month from September to May.
Find us at Chilworth Hall, Chilworth Road, Southampton, SO16 7LD
Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start. See programme for dates. All welcome.
Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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June 16th 2017 Dorothy Searle has sent us photos of some real treasures that she grows – Physoplexis comosa, Dionysia aretioides Bevere, and Saxifraga Allendale Elf. Some of you may know that Frank Rhodes has been organising a ‘challenge’ to … Continue reading
The gardens are bursting with flowers now, surely the best time of year for our alpines. It would be lovely to see some of your favourites! Dave Hanslow has sent this stunning picture of an excellent red Primula vulgaris. … Continue reading
Our 19th Lionel Bacon Memorial Lecture was a delightful talk by Jon Evans, who has been photographing the changing and developing garden at the now-closed Blackthorn Nursery (which is still sorely missed by all who used to visit there!) As … Continue reading
Frank Rhodes suggested we send in pictures of late-winter and early spring flowers, so I hope many of you will contribute (send photos to email@example.com ) It’s a great chance to share with other members the flowers which we can’t actually … Continue reading
We had so many pictures sent in for the Advent Calendar this year that I thought it would be good to post them here. Apologies if I’ve missed any – and do keep sending pictures! Firstly from Janice Bennetts are … Continue reading
We are sad to hear today that Tony Chandler has died suddenly. Tony has been a member of our group for several years now and in recent times has been running the raffle for us. He will be missed. Our … Continue reading
Some early summer flowers! I thought I’d post a few pictures from my garden in June! There’s been rather a lot of rain, so not too much watering (counting blessings!) and a lot of things have done well when I … Continue reading
The Rocky Flower Show was once again a great success. The weather was just right, not too sunny for folks to drive to the coast and not wet to deter others. There were more plants in the Show than ever … Continue reading
Hoping to start the ball rolling with some pictures from my (Lesley’s) garden!! So the crocus have done well this year – I grew some new ones, and particularly liked C. angustifolius, with its very smart dark outer petals to … Continue reading