27 members, friends and partners set off in a coach from the village to Kew Gardens, for what has become our annual summer outing. We had in a guided tour of the amazing, recently renovated Temperate House and the gardens … Continue reading
Lovely afternoon at Kelmscott. Beautiful house.
The 2018 Fete was certainly one of the hottest I can remember but luckily the WI gazebo (kindly loaned by Bill Horsfield) gave some shade for members and the goods on offer. Takings were a little down but a good … Continue reading
On a hot but slightly cloudier day a small group of WI members visited this delightful garden. We met the owner who gave us a brief history and a map. Also itemised lists of all the plants. The garden was … Continue reading
At our meeting on 8th May we were shown the techniques of hand spinning by Gilly Pusey. Her dedication and enthusiasm for the craft was evident as she talked us through the whole process from collecting the fleece to the cleansing and … Continue reading
Six of us enjoyed a sunny afternoon strolling around the extensive grounds of the Odney Club in Cookham. Whilst the planting was rather disappointing – one, admittedly splendid, tulip border and a long herbaceous border with not a single flower … Continue reading
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A beautiful sunny though cold afternoon in a garden at Kingston Bagpuise. The snowdrop display was attractive in clumps scattered under the trees and we finished our walk with a lovely tea and cake!