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Hidcote Garden visit on 4th July

Three members visited Hidcote gardens last Thursday 4 th July. It was a beautiful day with lots of sunshine but not too hot. The gardens were crammed with colour, not least with these incredible delphiniums, and the whole place looked … Continue reading

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Village Fete 2019

On the hottest day of the year so far the village held its annual fete, this time at Moreton House. Our Branch had a stall – produce and plants – we also had some alternatives to the use of plastics. … Continue reading

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Broughton Poggs & Filkins Gardens

Finally a dryish day for a garden visit. 5 members made their way to these 12 Open Gardens. The day was warm but overcast, just right for viewing gardens. We met at the Mill – a lovely garden with the … Continue reading

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Brightwell Open Gardens 9th June 2019

There were about 14 gardens in total open on Sunday 9th – we were very lucky with the weather – after the rain on Friday the sun came out and the rain held off till 5pm to hurry the last … Continue reading

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Visit to NGS Open Garden at The Grange, Islip

Again the weather was not kind to us but the garden was lovely. Created in an old quarry there were various levels – Tennis court at the top and a trickle of water into a lovely pond below. Plants for … Continue reading

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Garden visit to Meadow Cottage, Christmas Common

On a rather grey Bank Holidy Monday 6 WI members ventured to the ridge above Watlington to visit the bluebells. We were greeted with a substantial plant sale in which some of us indulged! Then walking in front of a … Continue reading

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Garden Visit to Lime Close, Drayton

On Sunday 14th April a group of WI members visited this lovely garden. There were spring bulbs to see and blossom on the various fruit trees. The old walled garden promised to be lovely with roses later in the year, … Continue reading

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