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Oxford & District

Since 1960
This lively and friendly group holds monthly meetings from September - April which include an insightful talk, refreshments and a plant raffle. The group also organises garden visits and social gatherings during the spring and summer months.
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  • Subscription


    Visitors are always most welcome – £5.00 per meeting

  • Contact

    Celia Sawyer:

    01608 684755

  • Programme of events

    Winter Programme 2022-23

    Wednesday 14 September 2022 – Graham Poynter

    “On the trail of Farrer from Dales to Dolomites”

    Wednesday 12 October – Richard Horswood

    “Limestone Mountains of Italy – Northern Lakes and the Apennines”

    Wednesday 9 November – David Haselgrove

    “Making the Gardens at Pelham House and Foxhill”

    Wednesday 14 December – Annual General Meeting

    To be followed by a talk by Walter Sawyer “Bulbs, Corms and Tubers”

    Wednesday 11 January 2023 – Members’ Evening

    Wednesday 8 February – John Grimshaw

    “The Treasure Chest: Gems from a Plantsman’s Garden”

    Wednesday 8 March – Diane Clement 

    “The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Travels in Japan”

    Wednesday 12 April – Jim Jermyn

    “Inshriach – home to Jack Drake’s Nursery and many famous plants”

    The new winter 2023 programme begins with the following:-

    Wednesday 13th September 2023

    Paul Cumbleton – “Alluring Alpines”

    Further details will follow nearer the time.


    Please bring plants to each meeting for the raffle and the sale table. Members are also asked to bring along any interesting or unusual plants for other members to see.


Paeonia x smouthii

Crocus goulimyi

Hepatica nobilis

GENTIANA FARRERI (Silken Star Group)