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Scottish and Northern Borders

About the Group

The group organises day visits to gardens, has lecture days, also runs some two day visits, and a week's residential excursion in the UK or Europe
Helen Thomson 
0141 427 0771
For full details visit the Scottish and Northern Borders Group Website

2019 Programme

The latest programme is available on the group website here

2018 Programme

Wednesday 20th January, 2018 (Cancelled because of bad weather)
Lecture Day
Auchterarder Church Hall
Organiser Alistair Johnston
Saturday 17th February, 2018
Fife Lindores House Newburgh
Organiser Joan Gilchrist
Saturday 10th March, 2018
AGM and Lectures
Crowwood Hotel, Moodiesburn
Organiser Aileen Smart
Wednesday 23rd/Thursday24th April, 2018
Various gardens in Argyll
Organiser Gwen Beales
Wednesday 9th May, 2018
Fife - Wemyss Castle and Teasses Gardens
Organiser Fran Scott
Tuesday 29th May, 2018
Gardens in Aberfeldy
Organiser Alistair Johnston
Monday 18th to Friday 22nd June, 2018
Garden Tour to Northern Ireland
Organiser Gwen Beales (with Pam Wortley, Colin Cutler and Joan Gilchrist)
Thursday 12th/Friday13th July, 2018
Gardens in the South West
Organisers Liz Faulkner and Pam Wortley
August, 2018
Beeches Nursery and some gardens
Organiser Chris Sanders
Late August, 2018
Ayrshire Gardens
Organisers Gwen Beales and Oliver Miller
Mid October, 2018
Woodfall Gardens
Organiser Pam Wortley
November, 2018
Lecture Day in Auchterarder
Organiser Andrew Holmes

2017 Programme

Saturday 21st January, 2017
Lecture Day by members
Organiser : Helen Thomson
Saturday 18th February, 2017
Visit to Shepherd House and Inveresk Lodge
Organiser : Joan Gilchrist
Saturday 11th March, 2017
Lecture Day and AGM - Susan Band and John Mattingley
Organiser : Alistair Johnston
Saturday 8th April, 2017
Gardens in Lasswade including Kevock
Organisers : Joan Gilchrist and Monica Wylie
Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd May, 2017
Garden visits in Galloway based in Newton Stewart
Organisers : Pam Wortley and Liz Falkner
Saturday 27th May, 2017
Stirling gardens visit
Organiser : Joan Gilchrist
Wednesday 14th June, 2017
Visit to some Fife Gardens
Organiser :Sheila Phillips
Monday 3rd to Friday 7th July, 2017
Garden tour to Lincolnshire based in Louth
Organisers : Joan Gilchrist, Gwen Beales, Colin Cutler and Pam Wortley
Late July, 2017 - date to be fixed
Gardens in Moray
Organiser : Andrew Holmes
Thursday 17th August, 2017
Gardens in Peebles area
Organiser : Fran Scott
September, 2017
Gardens on the Black Isle
Organiser : Colin Cutler
Saturday 7th October, 2017
Gardens in Killearn area
Organiser : Chris Sanders
Saturday 18th November, 2017
Lecture Day
Organiser : Gwen Beales

2016 Programme

Wednesday 20th January, 2016 
Lecture Day
Victoria Hall, Dunblane
Organiser Helen Thomson

Saturday 20th February, 2016 
Scone Palace and Old Scone Parish Church Hall
Organiser Joan Gilchrist

Saturday 19th March, 2016 
AGM and Lectures
Auchterarder Church Hall
Organiser Gwen Beales

Saturday 23rd April, 2016 
Organiser Colin Cutler

Tuesday 17th May, 2016 
Plant Sale at Ballinluig
Lecture by Ian Christie
Visit to Explorers’ Garden, Pitlochry

Organiser Alistair Johnston

June, 2016 
Cumbria Gardens

Monday 4th to Friday 7th July, 2016 
Annual Garden Tour
Organiser Gwen Beales (with Pam Wortley, Colin Cutler and Joan Gilchrist

Tuesday 26th July
Greenbank NTS Garden and two other gardens in Newton Mearns.
Organiser Fran Scott
Saturday 6th August
Gardens around Montrose
Gallery, Dunninald Castle and Kirkton House

Organiser Sheila Phillips
Thurs 1st September
Dumfries House and Garden
Organiser Pam Wortley
Sat 22nd October
Benmore gardens
Organiser Joan Gilchrist

Sat 19th November
Lecture Day in Auchterarder
Organiser Chris Sanders

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