The first property, the Treasurer’s House, is in the city, next to the Minster, the second, Goddards, belonged to the Terry familyof chocolate fame and overlooks the racecourse and the third, Beningbrough Hall, is a large stately home. We learnt about the history of the houses and gardens and were shown old and modern plans and photos. There will be a plant sale at Beningbrough on14th May from 10 am.
Carl recommended that a good place to plant Trillium is beneath a Magnolia tree. After seeing it done in US, he found that they multiplied quickly in that spot.
|Trillium grandiflorum Quicksilver|
Janet’s blossom from the Choisya
|Judith’s Hebe Hulkeana|
Carol’s pale pink Rhodohypoxis, yellow Ulvulacacia?, and Melianthus major with an 8ft plume
PLEASE NOTE that the visit to Bramham Hall is on hold at the moment so the next meeting on 20th May is at Paxton with more details to follow