2022 programme for KHS meetings and garden visits
18 May AGM at the Stockwell Community Centre, starts at 7.15pm
15 June Moorlands Nature Reserve – This was part of a private garden & is now a beautiful 17 acre reserve known for the azaleas & rhododendrons, and wildlife. David Craven, Regional Manager – East, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, will give us a guided tour.
Meet at St. John’s car park at 5.45pm. Arrive 6.45 pm with visit to start at 7.00 pm.
Moor Lane, YORK, YO32 2RE OS ref: SE579587
Traffic permitting, the journey should take about 45 mins. The parking is roadside, not in the reserve, & is limited, so will be very helpful to have offers of lifts to reduce the number of vehicles.
20 July Birstwith Hall – NGS Yorkshire No. 7 p.8 - Owned by Sir James & Lady Aykroyd, this charming and varied 4 acre garden nestling in a secluded Yorkshire dale. There’s a formal garden and ornamental orchard, extensive lawns leading to a picturesque stream and large pond, plus a walled garden and Victorian greenhouse.
7pm start, £5 admission. Refreshments – donations
Birstwith Hall, High Birstwith, HG3 2JW
Meet at St. John’s car park at 6.30pm.
17 August Millrace Garden – NGS Yorkshire No. 57 p.21 - This will be the last year that the garden will open so we hope you can join us. The garden overlooks a secluded valley, & includes large herbaceous borders containing over 3,000 varieties of perennials, shrubs & trees, many of which are unusual & drought tolerant. There’s an ornamental pond, a vegetable garden & wall terraces that lead to a wildflower meadow, small woodland & a bog garden.
7pm, £8 admission, including refreshments.
84 Selby Road, Garforth, LS25 1LP
Meet at St. John’s car park at 6pm.
21 Sept tbc
19 Oct tbc
16 Nov tbc
Meetings take place on the third Wednesday of the month.