2017 Plant Fairs and Talks
17th Glinton Horticultural
18th Fenland HPS meeting at Nursery Geoff Stebbings
21st Cambridge U3A
14th Shelswell Garden club
15th Brixworth and district U3A
18th North London Group of Hardy Planters
18th Fenland HPS Group at Nursery Mel Collins from Mickfield Hostas
4th Bourne U3A Nursery visit
10th Spalding U3A Nursery visit
11th Harpenden Garden society
12th Rippingale Nursery visit
15th Fenland HPS meeting at Nursery Kevin Hughes
16th HPS Plant Fair at Nursery
23rd Burwash Manor Plant Fair
30th Northampton HPS Plant Fair at Holdenby House
1st Northampton HPS Plant Fair at Holdenby House
9th Grimston Greenfingers Garden Club
18th Helmdon Garden Club
20th Fenland HPS meeting at Nursery
28th Rutland HPS Plant Fair
6th Newborough garden club
7th Nettleham garden club
14th Kempston garden club
20th Sutton Coldfield District Gardeners
12th South Holderness
19th Northants Alpine Society
2nd Oundle Horticultural Society visit to Nursery
17th Nottingham Hardy Plant Society visit to Nursery
23rd Stotfold visit to Nursery
31st Bourne Flower Club
11th Great Gransden
12th Rutland HPS
10th Terling and Fairstead garden club
17th Deeping U3A visit to Nursery
Our fee is £50 for a talk/lecture plus travelling expenses. If you require more than an hour and a half fee will be more.
We will bring plants along for demonstration and sale and this could be up to 4 danish trolleys. Most talks are with a hands on approach and you will get to see and touch the real plants.
Hardy Exotics and creating microclimates. A talk about various hardy exotic plants incoporating plants suitable for a wide variety of situations in the garden. Also How to acheive the growing environment for some of these plants.
Bamboos & Grasses. A talk about the husbandry and culture of these wide range of plants and their use in the garden.
Ferns and tree ferns. A talk about this group of plants which has been with us since prehistoric times. Propogation husbandry and varieties avilable covered in this talk.
Shade plants and semi shade. This is one for plantaholics a wide range of plants covered in this subject.
Colin's Choice. Another one for the plantaholics covering some of the plants we grow and propogate. Basically a plantsmans choice some rarities covered in this one.
Madeira a January Visit parts 1 and 2. Two seperate slide presentations of a visit we had to Madeira in January 2009 covering plants and gardens in Madeira.
Unusual Propogation. Some of our more unusual plants and methods of propogation.
New for 2017
Hostas. A talk on origins types and versatility of this large group of ornamental plants. Also how to deal with slugs and snails!
New Zealand a nurseryman's wanderings in New Zealand. A talk covering some of our experiences on a recent trip to this amazing country covering plants, geology, and wildlife we came across.
Singapore the green city. A talk covering covering our brief stopover in this city. Gardens on the Bay, Botanic Gardens and general greeniing of this modern Asian city..
There are several other talks we do, get in touch with us to find out if we can cover a subject that interests your club. We can also do quiz'es on identification.