Our meetings

Our meetings are normally held in Dreghorn Loan Hall (upper hall), Dreghorn Loan, at 8 pm.

Schedule of events 2016-17

Monday 26 September 2016
Kyrgyzstan: in search of wild tulips by Frazer Henderson, Edinburgh & Lothians Rock Garden Group

Saturday 8 October 2016
Autumn Plant Sale & Coffee Morning
10am – 12 noon in St Cuthbert’s Episcopal Church, Westgarth Avenue

Monday 24 October 2016
A history of tree disease by Richard Ennos, University of Edinburgh

Monday 28 November 2016
A world of gardens by Graeme Mitchell, Brightwater Holidays

Monday 12 December 2016
Christmas Party

Monday 23 January 2017
Members evening  - three illustrated talks

Monday 27 February 2017
Wild, wet and woodland gardening by David Rankin, Kevock Plants

Monday 27 March 2017
Saughton – the restoration of an historic park by Peter McDougall, Project Development Officer

Monday 24 April 2017
Annual General Meeting with refreshments and an exhibition of members’ work

Monday 15 May
Evening Garden Event
A visit to the beautiful private garden at Oakwood in Roslin Glen
(EH25 9PZ).  6.30 – 8 pm. 
List is now full.  Parking is limited – you must
meet at Westgarth Avenue at 5.50 pm when car places will be allocated

Saturday 24 June
Local Open Gardens
We are kindly invited to visit three gardens within easy walking distance
1 Dreghorn Loan - Alan and Heather Smith – Tea & Coffee
3 Dreghorn Loan – Tom and Susan Murray
19 Dreghorn Loan – Bryan and Mary Dale – Plant Stall
Please deposit plants at the Dales’ house from 9 to 9.30 am on the day

Saturday 29 July
Summer Outing
A whole day outing by coach to three gardens in the Borders: Newhall in
Carlops, Abbotsford House in Melrose and Mertoun Estate in St Boswells.
We now have a full complement for the coach.  Please bring a picnic lunch.
We depart Westgarth Avenue at 9.00 am PROMPT, returning around 5 pm