**** 2020 Programme of Events

Grove Horticultural Society  








Jan 22nd              A Year Behind the Scenes at Waterperry Garden.

                             Presentation by Mr R Jacobs.                 .

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Feb 26th                Minster Lovell – The development of a Cotswold picture postcard village 

                              Including its history, saints, ghosts, highwaymen and Chartists.

                              Presentation by Mr S Smith


March 25th            Lime Tolerant and Herbaceous Plants, including Hellebores and Woody Shrubs          .                     Presentation by Mr & Mrs T Baker.  

                              Plants will be available to buy.


April 4th                The Spring Show.

                                      Grove Village Hall, Main Street OX12 7JY at 2.00 pm


April 22nd              A Short History of the Great Western Railway – Abingdon Branch.

                               Presentation by Mr I Cadge.



May 16th                 The Annual Plant Sale.

                                      Grove Village Hall from 10.00 am until 12.00 noon.


May 27th                  Bridging the Gap – Goring and Streatley through the Ages.

                                 Presentation by Mr M Hurst.



July 22nd                  A members’ evening garden visit to the Manor House in Blewbury.

                                  £7.50p per person. Refreshments included.

                                  Start time 7.00pm.

                                  Transport arrangements to be finalised at an earlier meeting.        


Aug 26th                   The Victorian Garden – A picture of how life was Pre-WW1.

                                  Presentation by Dr F Burroughs BEM.    


Sept 5th                     The Summer Show.

                                Old Mill Hall, School Lane, OX12 7LB at 2.00 pm.


Sept 23rd                    Trees and Shrubs for Good Autumn Colour.

                         Presentation by Samantha Mallett.   Plants will be available to buy.


Oct 28th                     Annual General Meeting followed by a Social Evening

                                   with cheese, wine and a quiz.             

              7.30 for 8.00 pm in Grove Village Hall, OX12 7JY.


Nov 25th                    The development of a Chelsea Flower Show.

                                   Presentation by Mr F Hardy.   Plants will be available to buy.    



            Our monthly meetings are held in Grove Village Hall

                    on the fourth Wednesday of the month.


                    Doors open 7.30 pm, Speaker at 8.00pm.

             Visitors very welcome – just pay at the door (£3). 

                    Refreshments available and also a Raffle 


          N.B. There will be no hall meetings in June or December.