Annual General Meeting
Saturday 27th April 2019, 2pm
Croxton Park, Thetford, IP24 1LS
Following the AGM there will be a guided tour of the Salix River and Wetland Nursery, specialists in river erosion control, wetland habitat creation and bioengineering.
By kind invitation of Mr and Mrs John Raker
Holme Hale Hall Visit
Thursday 20th June, 2pm-5pm
Holme Hale, Thetford, IP25 7ED
Walled kitchen garden and front garden designed and planted in 2000 and rejuvenated in 2016/17 by Chelsea winner Arne Maynard. The garden incorporates herbaceous borders, trained fruit, vegetables and traditional greenhouse. Plant Sales; Teas in aid of the Church
By kind invitation of Mr & Mrs Simon Broke.
The Hall, Castle Rising Visit
Thursday 4th July, 2pm-5pm
Castle Rising, Kings Lynn, PE31 6AF
The garden was created from scratch between 1987 and the present day and has been planned as a series of interlinking rooms. It sits behind the magnificent Norman Church of St Lawrence. The Alms Houses and the Chapel also open. Teas in aid of the Church.
By kind invitation of The Lord & Lady Howard of Rising
Corpusty Mill Garden Visit
Sunday 21st July, 1pm-5pm
Corpusty, NR11 6QB
A garden on the River Bure – a romantic and formal mix of plants, buildings and follies with an abundance of water in ponds, streams, a small
lake and fountains, varied and lush planting. Teas.
By kind invitation of Mr Roger Last
The Old Rectory, Tasburgh Visit
Saturday 21st September, 2pm-5pm
Church Hill, Tasburgh, Norwich NR15 1NB
A charming and different garden defined by its setting and topiary. The upper garden in front of the house looks east towards the Saxon round tower of St Mary’s Church and south over the lower garden and Tas valley. The lower garden contains an avenue of ten narrow yew pyramids. A simple parterre of nine squares of box
dominates the west garden. Teas.
By kind invitation of Mr John Mixer & Mr Nigel Handley
The Rise of the Head Gardener, Talk
Saturday 19th October, 2pm
Blake Studio, Norwich School, The Close, NR1 4DD
An illustrated talk by Stephen Smith on the role of professional horticulturists in the design and maintenance of great historic gardens. Teas.
Shakespeare’s Gardens, Talk
Saturday 23rd November, 2pm
Bawdeswell Village Hall, Reepham Road, NR20 4RU
An illustrated talk by Jackie Bennett. Was Shakespeare a gardener? This is the question author Jackie Bennett sets out to explore by visiting the gardens William Shakespeare knew as boy and man, in Stratford-upon-Avon and London. Teas.