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About the Group

The group meets at Wickham Bishops Village Hall, Church Road, Wickham Bishops, Witham, CM8 3JZ (map)
Sally Adams
01376 562123

2019 Programme

All meetings commence at 2.00 for 2.15 pm unless otherwise stated.

Sunday 20th January, 2019
Andrew Babicz
Sunday 24th February, 2019
'A World of Lavender'
Simon Charlesworth
Sunday 24th March, 2019
'The Walled Garden'
Chris Smith
Sunday 28th April, 2019
'Spring Flowering Perennials'
Rosy Hardy
Sunday 15th September, 2019 
'Under the Apple Tree'
Tim Ingram
Sunday 20th October, 2019
'Amazing Plants & Places'
Razvan Chisu
Sunday 17th November, 2019
'The Story of the Making of Hunstead Exotic Garden'
Andrew Brogan
Sunday 8th December, 2019
'The Amazing Life of Taki Handa'
Jill Raggett

2018 Programme

All meetings commence at 2.00 for 2.15 pm unless otherwise stated.

Sunday 14th January, 2018
‘Aladdin’s Cave’
Richard Hobbs
Sunday 11th February, 2018  
‘A New Way of Contemplating Hardy Plants’
Maike Windhorst
Sunday 18th March, 2018  
‘Unusual Bulbs and How They Get To Your Garden’
John Amand
Sunday 15th April, 2018
Seedling Swap followed by
Joe Sharman

*Note the Seedling Swap will start at 12:00
Followed by the regular meeting at 14:15
Saturday 9th June, 2018  9-15am to 4-30pm
Essex Group Lecture Day 2018
‘Fronds, Foliage and The Far East’
with Bob Brown, Julian Sutton and Bleddyn Wynn-Jones
Sunday 9th September, 2018  
Tom Hart Dyke
Sunday 14th October, 2018
‘Plant Hunting in Peru’
Gillian Regan
Sunday 18th November, 2018
AGM followed by
28 to 360 Acres! The Delights of Hyde Hall
Robert Brett
Sunday 2nd December, 2018 
‘Going Dutch’ 
Paul Harrison

2017 Programme

All meetings commence at 2.00 for 2.15 pm unless otherwise stated.

Sunday 15th January, 2017
‘Adventures in Mexico’
Paul Spracklin
Sunday 19th February, 2017  
‘Hardy Annuals’
Pamela Holt
Saturday 11th March, 2017  
‘New Varieties – The Future for Your Garden’
Graham Spencer
Sunday 30th April, 2017  
Seedling Swap 12:00, followed at 2:00 by 
‘The Best Back Gardens’
Harry Brickwood
Sunday 10th September, 2017  
‘Curious and Curiouser’
Heather Russell
Sunday 22nd October, 2017
‘The Dry Gardens of Beth Chatto’
Asa Gregers-Warg
Sunday 19th November, 2017
AGM followed by
‘Travels in Morocco’
Tim Upson
Sunday 3rd December, 2017 
‘Willow Weaving’
Debbie Hart

2016 Programme

Sunday 17th January, 2016 
Luci Skinner

Sunday 21st February, 2016 
“Some Like it Hot”
Anne Godfrey

Saturday 12th March, 2016 
“Joy of Spring”
Roger Harvey

Sunday 24th April, 2016 Seedling Swap 12:00am followed at 2:15 by
“Alan Bloom, Thinker or Doer?”
Jamie Blake

Sunday 11th September, 2016 
“Grasses, Rushes & Sedges”
Des Martin

Saturday 22nd October, 2016 
“Miss Wilmot’s Ghost”
Ailsa Wildig

Sunday 20th November, 2016 AGM followed by
“Herbaceous Clematis”
Everett Leeds

Sunday 4th December, 2016 
Christmas Social

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