BOG Spring 2015 Visits and meetings

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CR019Here is the programme of visits and events for Spring 2015. Members of BOG can find details of each of these in the Members’ section of the website.

If you’re not yet a member and would be interested in attending one of these events, and perhaps considering joining BOG, please get in touch with us either by email at of by using our contact form.

Workshop – new garden ideas and design near Kelso
March 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Nick and Joyce have recently seen their eco-house finished and are now turning their thoughts to the design of the garden. As part of the design process they’d like opinions and suggestions from fellow BOG members.

April 2015
Visit to Northumbria Basketry Group and Whitton Grange
April 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

A visit to Northumbria Basketry Group at Whitton near Rothbury, followed by a garden visit to a nearby Arts and Crafts garden, much restored and developed over the past 14 years.

May 2015
Spring Business Meeting
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Spring Business Meeting & shared lunch followed by plant exchange.

Plant Exchange and Garden Visit near Yetholm
May 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please bring along surplus plants and seedlings, and take away something different.

Plant Exchange (W) near Oxnam
May 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Enjoy a wander around the garden and the woodland area before settling down for some tea and plant swapping. Please bring along surplus plants and seedlings, and take away something different. All plants, seedlings and seeds welcome.

June 2015
Visit Farm conservation in action near Lowick
June 7 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 pm

Hunting Hall is a small, traditional family farm of 278 acres, built on a rise above the Low stream and owned by Tom & Karen Burn. The farm has 230 acres of arable land, which is let under a farm business tenancy. Owners and tenants work together in a very successful partnership; farming with sensitivity towards the environment and enhancing the countryside for wildlife.