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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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April Meeting

The first meeting of our new programme was a talk by Hugh Warwick – about his work with HedgeOx. This gave us the opportunity to try out the new screen and projector just installed in the hall. Annette took some … Continue reading

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Visit to Bodliean Library Thursday 28th March 2019

A group of members and partners enjoyed a guided tour of the Bodleian Library. We were all given audio packs so that the guide’s commentary did not disturb the readers. The University‚Äôs first purpose built library was begun in approximately … Continue reading

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