N: Oxfordshire Gardens -Hidcote, Oxford Botanic Garden, Waterperry Garden and a great private garden
July 6 - July 7
Visits to fantastic gardens with lots of ferns, beautiful displays and friendly, ferny chat.
AM– The BPS Oxfordshire garden tour 2019 will begin at Hidcote (Gloucestershire), one of the National Trust’s flagship gardens at 10.30am on Saturday. An opportunity to explore the garden and discover interesting ferns in this arts and crafts garden.
1pm lunch break
PM– The BPS Oxfordshire garden tour continues with a visit to fern-lover Alistair and Margaret Urquhart’s superb private garden with a wide range of plants and some choice ferns in a lovely setting from 2:30 pm.
*Evening- Dinner together somewhere in Oxford area (optional)
AM– Meet at Oxford Botanic Garden (UK’s oldest botanic garden) in central Oxford to discover many interesting and unusual ferns in the historic glasshouses and walled garden from 10am-1pm.
PM– In the afternoon (time TBC) the group will visit Waterperry Garden (just outside Oxford), home of the Ladies Horticultural College from 1932–1971. The garden hosts some great ferns within their fantastic horticultural displays. The garden also has a gallery, museum, shop and tearoom.
*Once we have numbers we will book somewhere to have an evening meal. Please let us know in advance if you would like to join us.
Please contact Julian Reed at email@example.com to confirm your attendance to both or one of the day events (postcodes will be provided for navigation and parking info if needed). Hopefully see you there!