Gardening Club

The Gardening Club welcomes all villagers to take part in its programme of events for 2018. We have over 50 members and are always happy to see new ones. You don’t have to be a plant expert in any way! There is something for every level of skill and interest.


Our programme of speakers for 2018 is listed on the right. These events are for everyone, whether a member or not. To help with costs there is a charge from £3 per visitor per talk.


The Committee is now as follows: Mark Rogers (Chairman/Treasurer), Gill Ogle (Membership Secretary), Liz Hughes (Show Secretary), Biddy Hadfield, Beris Hanks, Diana Hayward, Anne Mustardé, Jane Storey and Ivy Witts.



Annual membership subscription for 2018 is £18 per person, or £28 per family. Please contact Gill Ogle on 01453 839041 to make payment.


If you would like further details about the Gardening Club, contact: Chairman – Mark Rogers – Tel: 01453 833588, Email:

Box Village Show 2018

This will be held on Sunday 2nd September.

Programme for 2018

The list below is published so that you can put the dates in your diaries. Further details on each of the talks will be published in due course.

Feb 20th Nathalie Mignotte–Red Fortress & Summer Residence -The gardens of the Alhambra

March 20th Robert Bryant – Woodchester – A through-the-year walk in Woodchester Park.

April 17th Timothy Walker – Two for the Price of One – Joint Talk with Amberley Gardening Club

May 15th Karen & Phil Colebourn – Flora of Box Wood –Walk/ Talk starting at 6pm

June 19th Three Garden Safari Supper

July 17th Visit to Longstock Water Gardens

Sept 2nd Box Village Show

Sept 18th David Cropp – Defensive Gardening at a Time of Climate Change

Oct 11th Chris Smith – The Edible Garden. – Joint talk held in Amberley – (NB This is a Thursday evening)

Nov 20th Roger Umpelby – Useful, Beautiful but Unloved An alternative look at weeds.

Dec 1st Annual Christmas Party

Special Talk

GFGS Centenary – Royal Agricultural University

Sat 22nd Sept Timothy Walker – What have Plants ever done for us?