2022

Our programme for the year

Winter/Spring events at Paxton Hall


14 Jan – Annual General Meeting followed by a talk from Stella Exley of Hare Spring Cottage Plants, National collection holder of Camassia, Sidalcea and UvulariaNOW ON ZOOM

‘All I ever wanted to do is grow plants!’


11 FebTalk by Lachlan Rae, current head gardener at Gresgarth Hall

My life in gardening’


11 March – Talk by Peter Williams

‘Special Plants for Small Gardens’


8 April – Talk by James Hitchmough

‘Hunting for interesting plants in China and South Africa’


9 April – A Saturday morning visit to Michael Myers’ Fairview. 10.30 start. Click here for directions


13 May – Plant Sale – bring and buy sale with refreshments


Garden visits:

9 June – Day Trip to Gresgarth Hall and Clearbeck House. Click here for booking form

18 June – Diane Rawnsley at Tymbel Stede. 11am start. You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch, tea and coffee will be available. Click here for directions

16 July – Stillingfleet Lodge and Nurseries. 10.30am start. Our visit will start with a welcome and a coffee. Click here for directions

30 July – John & Joyce Kenny at Woodroyd, Denby Dale. 10am to 4pm Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available. You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch. Click here for directions

Autumn events at Paxton Hall


26 August – Plant Forum


16 September – HPS Plant Sale followed by Talk by Caroline Williamson of The RHS:

A talk on RHS Bridgewater – title to be confirmed.

– This talk replaces the previously advertised talk by Ken Black, who is unable to attendwe hope to see him in 2023!


14 October – Talk by Diane Clement of the Alpine Garden Society:

‘The dark months – not just snowdrops!’


11 November – Talk by Tracy Foster, Chelsea Gold Winning Garden Designer

‘Designer Tips for Your Garden’
(Tips and tricks to help you make the most of your space, whatever its shape or size, and give your garden a designer feel including advice about shapes, colours, materials and plants).



9 December – Christmas Social