The store opens on Sunday 1st February. We will be fully stocked up with birdseed and everything else.
There are three magnificent outings for you to choose from, details attached.
Streamside Horticultural Association Outings 2015
Thursday 28 May. Borde Hill Garden. Haywards Heath, West Sussex. Overlooked by an Elizabethan Tudor mansion, the garden was planted from 1892 when the current owner’s great grandfather sponsored the great Victorian plant hunters. The rhodendrons should be at their finest. The visit includes guided tours of the house and gardens. There is ample catering at The Café Elvira where you can pre-order on arrival (Soup £4.50, sandwiches, main meals) or Jeremy’s Restaurant for a memorable repast (Reservations. 01444441102) Depart from Hut at 9.00am Price £23.50
Wednesday 22 July. Houghton Lodge & Gardens. Stockbridge, Hampshire. These beautiful gardens are majestically overlooked by Houghton Lodge, an 18th Century Grade II listed Gothic Cottage Orné, idyllically set above the tranquil waters of the River Test. There are both formal and informal gardens, a traditional kitchen garden enclosed within chalk cob walls, an orchid house, topiary dragon and peacock garden. The visit includes an introductory talk about the gardens and a tour of the house. Depart from Hut at 9.00am Price £27.50 Catering is very limited. Tea/coffee and home-made cake is available as required. Pay when booking for: 1.00pm Ploughman’s ham, cheese or home-made pork pie with crisps, salad, bread and pickles £9.00 Rhubarb (Picked from kitchen garden) crumble and cream or custard £4.50 3.15pm Cream tea with scones and jam or £4.50 Savoury cream tea with cheese scone, cream cheese and pickle £4.50
Tuesday 8th September RHS Wisley and Flower Show.
Wonderful gardens and features and the opportunity to see and buy the prize offerings of major growers from their stands and displays.
Depart from Hut at 9.30am Price £11.50
Contact: Peter 0208 868 4028