Welcome to South Chilterns Gardening


The South Chilterns Gardening Group was set up in 1997 it covers an area of about a twenty mile radius around High Wycombe, encompassing an area of clay, flint and chalk.


2015/16 membership is 15 per year single or 20 for anyone living at the same address together) this includes a quarterly newsletter, diversified events throughout the year which are discounted for members, opportunity to carry out surveys of local nurseries, products and suppliers, to take part in local trials and also to meet face to face people in your area who love gardening, whether they have a window box or a large garden. If you would like to join please send a cheque made out to South Chilterns Group to Pauline Squire,144 Chartridge Lane, Chesham Bucks. HP5 2RH,


Click here to download an Application form in Microsoft Word.

Click here to download an Application form as a .pdf file.


South Chilterns Gardening sells plants at Farmers' Markets and Boot Sales.  Margaret Wilcox is the co-ordinator e-mail mbwilcox51@tiscali.co.uk.  If you can help at any time please contact Margaret 01628 486497, also if you have plants or produce to sell. It is a very pleasant morning out, if you are free either regularly or just occasionally. 






Latest Newsletter Spring 2016

AGM Minutes 2014

EVENTS - 2016

N.B. For coach trips, the coach usually has pick up points at Chartridge near Chesham, Beaconsfield (the Greyhound) and Maidenhead (Braywick) depending on the destination.

Sunday 19th June 2016

Go on your own

Cost 5.00. Available on the day.


Wednesday 13th July 2016

Coach trip to Marks Hall, Coggeshall and Ulting Wick, Maldon

Cost 35.00  (Lunch available extra, tea and cake included)

The coach will leave Windsor End, Beaconsfield promptly at 8.45am and pick up at top of Buslin Lane, Chartridge at 9.15am.

Return about 6.00/6.30pm depending on traffic.



Wednesday 27th July 2016

Drive yourself to Green and Gorgeous at the Bothy, Little Stoke, Wallingford OX10 6AX

Cost 11.50 Tour, talk and tea


Minimum 15 people.


Thursday 8th September 2016



Annual General Meeting and Garden Visit

Cost 7.00. 


Meet at Whitewalls, Quarry Wood Road, Marlow SL7 1RE

12.45pm Pub Lunch at the Jolly Farmer, Cookham Dean

2.30pm AGM at Cookham Dean WI Hall

Followed by film show.


Monday 21st September 2016

AGM Day - Drive yourself to Acer Corner, 10 Manor Road, Wendover, HP22 6HQ

Coffee followed by lunch at the Bell Chartridge, followed by the AGM

If you are interested in taking part in any of the events, contact Helen.

Helen Turner, Five Acres, Buslins Lane, Chartridge, Chesham. Bucks HP5 2SN

If you require more information you can contact Helen Turner on 01494 782 349 or Fax 01494 785193 or e-mail helenpanda@tiscali.co.uk 

You can also pay by Bank Transfer if you join the group. Click for Application Form

GROUP CONTACTS - if you would like to help with any of the groups contact Helen Turner
Group Co-ordinator Helen Turner helenpanda@tiscali.co.uk
Events Co-ordinator and Newsletter Editor Helen Turner helenpanda@tiscali.co.uk
Membership Pauline Squires        
Surveys Co-ordinator Vacant    
Finance Anne Bligh   
Trials Co-ordinator Liz Kwantes  
Secretary Trisha Lewis  

Click here for a calender of events for local gardening groups