2017 Meeting dates:


For just £15 you get a season of stimulating evening talks by big names in gardening, and visits to iconic gardens in the summer months. Why not come and join us?

All meetings, unless otherwise noted, are on the third Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm in Oxenhope Community Centre.

Admission, unless otherwise noted, is £3 for non members, members free. Membership is £15 per year.

2017 Club programme
January 19th Graham Porter Making the Best of a Small Garden
Preceded by the club Annual General Meeting
Graham is a co-presenter of Sunday Gardening on Radio Leeds
February 16th Paul Cook Paul is the curator at Harlow Carr RHS garden
March 16th Steven Hickman Cultivation and Propagation of Agapanthus / Nerines.
Steven is from Hoyland Plant Centre, holders of the 'National Plant Collection' for Agapanthus and Tulbaghia.
April 20th Christine Walkden An evening with Christine Walkden.
Christine is a British television presenter and gardener, best known for her appearances on gardening programmes and The One Show. She has hosted her own series, Christine's Garden on the BBC.
Non Members admission £10
May 18th   Club Plant Sale
Fundraising for your club. Plants, tea, coffee and cake.
Non members welcome, no charge for admission
Payment due tonight if you are going on the Club Outing on Saturday July 22nd (places still available). £26 by cheque please.
June 15th (Thursday)   Visit to Slack Top Alpines and a trough planting demonstration

Visit on Thursday June 15th 2017 Meet at the Nursery at 7.00 pm.
No admission charges
Tour and demonstration of planting of an alpine trough. Plants to buy!
But no toilets and no tearoom. The nearest public toilets are in Heptonstall village (opposite the Weavers Square). Payment at the nursery is by cash or cheque only.

Slack Top is approximately two miles from the centre of Hebden Bridge. The nursery entrance is behind the red bus shelter on the right. Plenty of roadside parking is available. Directions here

July 22nd (Saturday)   Club Outing to Linden Lodge Garden (York) & Breezy Knees Garden

Places are still available on our summer Club Outing to Linden Lodge Garden (York) & Breezy Knees Garden on Saturday July 22nd leaving Oxenhope Station at 9.30 am prompt. Tea and biscuits included for elevenses at Linden Lodge. A café is available at Breezy Knees for lunch and they have a wide range of plants for sale. The total cost of the outing is £26 (excluding lunch). All payments are now due, please pay at the Plant Sale (May 18th) by cheque.

August 28th (Monday afternoon)   Visit to Cottingley Bridge Allotment Gardens
September 21st Gill Hodgson Flowers for cutting
October 19th Sarah Hopps Late summer border
November 16th Clifford Cain Flower growing in the North of England
December   NO MEETING