Chichester & West Dean Gardens, Chichester, West Sussex
Carol is pleased to announce that we have organised a Summer Outing on Saturday 22nd July 2017
Carol has arranged for the coach to PICK-UP at Horsham Railway Station at 9.15 am then from Hop Oast Park & Ride at 9.30 am to take us to Chichester for the morning then lunch. Then we will go on to West Dean Gardens for the afternoon.
The cost will be £22.50 inclusive. Tickets are limited so please send your cheque , payable to Horsham and District Horticultural Society to Mrs C L Treharne at 35 Forestfield, Horsham, RH13 6DY by 15th April 2017.
Evening Garden Visits
Carol has organised four evening garden visits for this year. As usual all visits are on a Tuesday evening, to start at 6.00pm. She will put the sunflower signs out where appropriate.
Tuesday 23 May 2017
Cowfold Road, West Grinstead, Horsham RH13 8LZ Mrs J Gates
Owned by a garden designer, the garden is one acre with two acres of meadow with unusual mature trees and a lake. Laid out in organically shaped beds the planting is mainly prairie style with grasses, structural plants, shrubs and herbaceous plants. In early Spring bulbs bring welcome interest.
Off the A272 between Buck Barn Services & Cowfold. From A24 Buck Barn, A272 E towards Haywards Heath for 2m, take 3rd L drive after Kennel Lane. Or from Cowfold the A272 W towards Billingshurst for 1 miles, drive 1st R after Burnthouse Lane. Please car share where possible as parking is limited. THERE WILL BE YELLOW BALLOONS OPPOSITE THE ENTRANCE !!
£8 donation, incl. refreshments/wine, to the NGS. Mrs Gates will give us a talk and show us round.
Tuesday 20 June 2017
Chesworth Close, Horsham RH13 5AL – Mr & Mrs M Schofield
A wooded one acre garden with rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas. The garden features cordylines, gunneras, flower beds, a pond, a fountain and new formal rose garden set in open lawns. An arch leads to a vegetable plot and orchard bounded by the river. Large WW2 pill box in the orchard; visits inside with short talk are available. Wheelchair access to most areas.
A 5 minute walk SE of St. Mary’s Church, Horsham. From A281 (East St) L down Denne Road, L to Chesworth Lane, R to Chesworth Close. Garden at the end of close. 4 disabled spaces, other parking in local streets and Denne Road car park.
£6.50 donation, incl. refreshments, to The Badger Trust. Mr Schofield will give us a talk and tour of the garden.