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Visit to Batsford Arboretum October 2017


About forty members enjoyed sunshine and lovely autumn colours at Bastford.



Visit to Longstock Water Gardens and Nursery July 2017


Bob Ballard, the Gardens & Grounds Manager introduced us to the beautiful Water Gardens at Longstock, part of the Waitrose / John Lewis estate at Leckford, followed by visits to the well appointed cafe and plant nursery.



Day visit to Mottisfont June 2017


A coachload of members enjoyed a visit to the lovely gardens and Abbey at Mottisfont.



Weekend Away June 2017


41 members spent 3 days touring the South of England and stayed beside the sea in Worthing. The weather was almost too hot and visits were made to Denbies Vineyard, Nymans, Hever Castle, West Dean Gardens and Parham House.



Annual Plant Sale May 2017


A very successful Plant Sale in the Town Hall with a wide range of plants and over 300 customers. Many thanks to all our helpers and contributors.



Visit to the Malvern Spring Show 2017


Almost 40 members enjoyed a great visit to the Spring Show where there was much to see and plenty to buy!



Annual MGA Lunch April 2017


Almost 30 members enjoyed a delicious lunch in the lovely surroundings of Marlborough Golf Club and were entertained by a short talk on local mapping by our guest, Peter Noble.



Visit to Stourhead House and Gardens October 2016


Another successful visit to see beautiful autumn colour at these world renowned gardens.



Visit to Sherborne Castle and Gardens July 2016


Fifty three members (is this a record?) explored historic Sherborne Castle and its Grade I listed Capabilty Brown gardens and grounds.



Away Weekend June 2016


Forty two members spent an enjoyable weekend visiting Ashwood Nurseries, David Austin Roses, Bodnant Garden and Powis Castle.



Visit to Exbury Gardens May 2016


A perfectly timed visit to see a beautiful display of Rhododendrons and azaleas!



Visit to RHS Wisley May 2016


A slightly damp day kept the crowds away but took nothing away from this beautiful garden!



The Annual Show in September 2015.


Many thanks to the Show Committee members, helpers and entrants who made it such a success.

Photos courtesy of Dawn Whitehall



An enjoyable day trip in July to The Savill Garden, Windsor, followed by a river cruise at Runnymede.


Photos courtesy of David Uttley



Weekend visit to Wollerton Old Hall, RHS Harlow Carr and Arley Hall June 2015


"A wonderful trip to the North!"



Gold at Chelsea 2015!


Many congratulations to Jane Lindsay and Tynings Climbers for their Gold medal at Chelsea this year. Jane was a very popular speaker at our April meeting, so many members who bought plants there can now genuinely boast of the "Gold" standard climbers in their gardens.



Visit to Oxford Botanic Garden May 2015


We were lucky to find the only sunny day of the week for our visit to Oxford and the fascinating Botanic Garden.




Supporting Marlborough in Bloom - July 2014


Several MGA members helped at the reception for the visiting judges.



MGA Essex Weekend - June 2014


Thirty nine MGA members had an enjoyable sunny weekend visiting two beautiful gardens.


Beth Chatto's garden


RHS Hyde Hall


MGA Plant Sale in the Town Hall - May 2014


This year's Plant Sale was a great success with wide range of plants for sale and over 400 visitors. Many thanks to all who brought plants and helped with the show.


Visit to RHS Malvern Spring Festival May 2014


A couple of dozen members visited this wonderful show on a glorious sunny day.