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If you’re a plant enthusiast, want to do something new with your garden, or simply want to explore the gardens in the region, you’ve come to the right place!

Upcoming Talk:

The Stonehouse Gardening Club presents a talk on the Wonders of Westonbirt on 5 February 2020, Wednesday, at 7.30 pm at the Stonehouse Community Centre. Arguably the most important and best known National Arboretum in the country, Westonbirt is located in Gloucestershire about 3 miles southwest of the town of Tetbury. The speaker is Liz Hassall, who has been a volunteer guide and external speaker at Westonbirt for many years, and comes with a whole wealth of knowledge and passion for the arboretum.

 Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

Event: Festival of Snowdrops

Museum in the Park, Stroud. 8-9th February 2020

Celebrating the local Giant Snowdrop Company (from the early 1950’s to mid 1960’s). This company was nationally important for laying the foundations of snowdrop popularity in the UK.

 Snowdrops in the atmospheric Walled Garden, plus craft and plant stalls from Avon nurseries and Miserdon Gardens . In the garden there will also be a snowdrop trail for children and Miss Daisy’s pop up café in the Pavilion.  

Talk by Janet Kilpatrick, co-author of the book, The Galanthropiles – 160 years of Snowdrop Devotees. Her title on Saturday 8th February will be “The Five Valleys: At the Heart of the Snowdrop Story” (Bookings will open on 25 January for this talk )

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        Photo by Will Foster at Kingscote Woods

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