Tuesday 12th May 2009, Barton House, Barton-on-the-Heath, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 0PJ
Ebrington and District Gardening Club are paying an evening visit to the lovely gardens of Barton House as part of their 2009 Programme.
Barton is a real gem. The delightful Elizabethan Manor House was remodelled by Indigo Jones in 1636 and is surrounded by 6 acres of gardens. There are mature trees, azaleas, species and hybrid rhododendrons, magnolias, tree peonies and the National Collection of Arbutus (Strawberry Tree). There is a Victorian Kitchen Garden, Japanese Garden, Catalpa Walk, Rose Garden and a Secret Garden. Something for everybody.
The vineyard was planted in 2000 and there will be free wine tasting during the evening.
Meet at 6.30 pm at Barton House. Cost: £6.00 per person
Shared transport for this visit can be arranged, contact John Massey on 01386 593988 and visitors are welcome.
Ebrington & District Gardening Club is a very active and thriving club which is affiliated to the RHS and NVS. It offers a varied programme of garden visits and talks on garden related topics as well as holding Spring and Summer Shows.
Annual membership is £5.00 per person and this also entitles you to discounts on Dobies seeds and with local garden centres.
The membership secretary is Dorothy Hart, telephone 01386 840869. New members are very welcome.
Visitors are also welcome to attend any of the Visits or Events
Source: Ebrington and district Gardening Club