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Trips

May 21 to June 2, 2018 – 12 Nights

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW, WALES & NORTHERN ENGLAND
Another opportunity to visit the Chelsea Flower — with visits to great gardens in London, the Cotswolds, Wales and Northern England — and more! 

Co-sponsored by The Horticultural Society of Maryland and Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland. 

Some highlights of the trip include:

  • A full day at famous Chelsea Flower Show
  • Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew 
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • London Eye, Garden Museum, Chelsea Physic Garden 
  • St. Tiggywinkles – hedgehog and native animal rescue
  • Oxford Botanic Gardens and explore town of Oxford
  • Cotswold Secret Gardens, including author Victoria Summerley’s
  • Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Shakespeare tour in Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Cotswolds Distillery, makers of outstanding gin and whiskey
  • Highgrove, garden of HRH The Prince of Wales 
  • David Austin, Rose Gardens & Plant Center
  • Powis Castle and Gardens, Bodnant Estate, and Portmeirion
  • Chatsworth House in the Peak District; Hatfield House

Limited to a small group, minimum 15 – maximum 25

For complete itinerary and cost, contact Claire Jones: 
Jonesb1@comcast.net or 443-927-6285

October 2017

GARDENS OF JAPAN

For two weeks in early Autumn, travelers enjoyed the unique pleasures of Japan: its gardens, cuisine, arts and culture.

May 2017

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW & COTSWOLDS GARDENS

Travelers will visit the famous Chelsea Flower Show and many historic and picturesque gardens in the Cotswolds.  View photos from this trip on our Facebook page.

September 2016

SCOTTISH GARDENS, ISLES & GLENS

Members of HSM and Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland will enjoy beautiful gardens, castles, towns and the breathtaking natural scenery of Scotland.

June 2016

A TEMPTATION OF PLANTS

The trip included three splendid gardens in the Greater Philadelphia area, two private gardens plus Chanticleer Garden, and a stop at Mostardi Nursery.

May 2015

BRANDYWINE COTTAGE BUS TRIP

Brandywine Cottage, in Downingtown, Pa., is the garden of David Culp, author of The Layered Garden: Design Lessons for Year-Round Beauty from Brandywine Cottage.

June 2015

FRENCH GARDENS TOUR

HSM and Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland tour French gardens, including some of the most splendid and enchanting gardens along the Northwestern coast of France, including several days in Paris.