October

Black Pear Gardening Club

2019/20 Programme

All Meetings are on Saturdays at 2.30pm, except as stated.  
Indoor meetings are at Powick Parish Hall except as stated.  

If you are being given a lift please read our page about lifts.
Garden Visits:
Garden Visits: Preference will be given to members.
Please ensure your booking form is returned by 30 days before the visit date. Please do not arrive before 2.15pm


August
2019

Tuesday 20th
Visit to Miserden Gardens (Coach Trip)
Cost and details to be confirmed.
A link to the booking form will be posted when the full arrangements are made.
From their website: https://www.miserden.org/garden:
  " One of the top 10 most romantic gardens in the world"
    Lose your heart in one of the world’s most romantic gardens.
    Garden writer Anna Pavord picks ten of her favourite gardens
    to visit that will sweep you off your feet. "
    ~ Anna Pavord, Gardens Illustrated.

 
September
2019

Saturday 21st
Illustrated Talk Clematis-The ultimate social climber by Glenis Dyer
Glenis Dyer is a member of the International Clematis Society.
Members: £1.50 Non-members: £3.00
tea & biscuits included
 
October
2019

Saturday 19th
Illustrated Talk Unusual and Long Blooming Garden Plants by Derry Watkins

Members: £1.50 Non-members: £3.00
tea & biscuits included
 
November
2019

Saturday 16th
AGM followed by Illustrated Talk The Wonders of Westonbirt

Members: £1.50 Non-members: £3.00
tea & biscuits included
 
December
2019

Saturday 14th
Christmas Lunch
12.30 for 1.00pm at the Worcester Golf and Country Club, Boughton Park, Worcester. WR24EZ

 
January
2020

Saturday 18th
Illustrated Talk Winter Scent by Gail Plant
Members: £1.50 Non-members: £3.00
including tea/coffee and biscuits
 
February
2020

Saturday 1st
Illustrated Talk to be arranged by Paul Green
Note Date
Members: £1.50 Non-members: £3.00
including tea/coffee and biscuits
 
March
2020

Saturday 21st
Illustrated Talk Gloucestershire NGS by Colin Ollie
Members: £1.50 Non-members: £3.00
including tea/coffee and biscuits
 
April
2020

Saturday 18th
Illustrated Talk Tulipmania by Allan Wells
Members: £1.50 Non-members: £3.00
including tea/coffee and biscuits
 
May
2020

Saturday 16th
Illustrated Talk From My Garden Today by Paul Picton
Paul’s fee for his May Talk is a donation to the Percy Picton Memorial Fund
Members: £1.50 Non-members: £3.00
including tea/coffee and biscuits
 
June
2020

Saturday 20th
Visit to The Tynings The Tynings, Stoulton, WR7 4RE
Members: £5.00
 
July
2020

Saturday 18th
Visit to The River School The River School, Droitwich Road WR3 7ST
Including tour and presentation of Oakfield House when it was a horticultural Collage.
Members: £7.00
 
September
2020

Saturday 19th
Illustrated Talk “English Roses their history and how to use them in the garden by Micheal Marriott, David Austin Roses
Members: £1.50 Non-members: £3.00
including tea/coffee and biscuits
 
October
2020

Saturday 17th
Illustrated Talk The gardens of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust by Glyn Jones

Glyn Jones is Head Gardener at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, (Ex Head Gardener at Hidcote)
Members: £1.50 Non-members: £3.00
including tea/coffee and biscuits
 
November
2020

Saturday 21st
AGM followed by Quiz

Quiz: ‘Gardener’s & amp; General Knowledge Quiz’.
Chaired by: Mary and Larry Gleaves,
Question master: Paul Stanley.
Members: £1.50 Non-members: £3.00
including tea/coffee and biscuits