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Gardening Events in 2024
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with the Organiser or Club/Society that the Event is actually taking place.

Saturday 3rd February 2024
10.00am - 2.00pm
Hereford Seed Swap
The Courtyard Theatre

Beginners and seasoned gardeners are invited to swap seeds, plants and tips.
Those with nothing to swap can still join in and take home some seeds or plants, with cash contributions gratefully received.
Tools in need of sharpening can be brought along for service, and unwanted or broken tools can be donated to 'Tools for Self Reliance'.

11am Free talk by Tamsin Westhorpe 'Plan for your best ever summer garden'.

For further details email or telephone 07880 730880
Saturday 16th March 2024
Talk by Val Bourne 'Growing Organic Vegetables - Successful strategies in the Cotswolds'

Val Bourne is an award-winning garden writer, organic gardener and lecturer.

Val will be sharing her strategies for growing organic vegetables successfully in her own third of an acre
at Spring Cottage in Cold Aston, making her talk especially pertinent for Cotswolds residents.

Tickets are £12 / £15 and include a free drink.
Tickets are available online at
or in person from Northleach Post Office.

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Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th June
10.30am - 5.00pm
Clifton & Hotwells Open Gardens

Visitors will again have access to more than 20 communal gardens & squares which are mostly private, with a variety of refreshments and entertainment. There are a mixture of formal gardens, woodland & wild gardens. There will be talks, conducted tours, a tree trail, and singing with local choirs.

Tickets cover both days and are available in advance £8 from Eventbrite, or £7 on the day from 10.30am under the archway on Boyce's Avenue in Clifton Village.

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Saturday 15th June
10.00am - 5.00pm
Putley Open Gardens

There will be several gardens for you to visit and plenty of refreshments - bacon butties, light lunches and tea & cake served in Putley Parish Hall, along with the occasional ‘beverage’ available in some of the gardens. The gardens and the Parish Hall will be open from 10am- 5pm. Entry is just £5 pp. Tickets and maps can be obtained on the day at Putley Parish Hall where you’ll find plenty of parking, plant sales, our tombola and toilets.

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