2013 Plant Fairs
24th Flower Power Fair Holme Pierpoint Hall www.flowerpowerfairs.co.uk
21st HPS Fenland Group Plant Fair at Swines Meadow
28th Burwash Manor
12th May Stamford Garden Festival
19th Whatton House
26th Rutland Hardy Plant Society plant fair at Ashwell House www.hardy-plant.org.uk/groups/rutland/default.htm
8th East Rushton Old Vicarage
9th Doddington Hall
16th Birmingham Botanic Garden Rare Plant Fair www.rareplantfair.co.uk
14th Wentworth House
7th Fenland Hardy Plant Fair at Swines Meadow (Nurseries please contact us if interested in having a stand)
More shows and fairs once confirmed
Our fee is £40 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.
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.
21st Ramsey Horticultural Society: Plantsmans choice
31st Ely U3a : Shade and semi shade
23rd Chesham : Plantsmans choice
6th Nettleham : Plantsmans choice
9th East Midlands NCCPG group : Hardy Exotics
14th Welwyn and district Garden Club :
16th Fenland group HPS talk at Swines Meadow
19th South Lincs Hort soc: Hardy Exotics
25th Corby Glen: Madeira pt1
2nd Blunham Garden Club: Hardy Exotics
6th Herts HPS: Ferns
14th Essex HPS: Hardy Exotics
15th Geddington : Shade and semi shade
18th Hunstanton : Hardy Exotics
19th Glinton Horticultural Society : Madiera pt 3
24th Heckington: Plantsmans choice
16th Letchworth district Garden Club
5th Uffington WI :
3rd Boxford Gardening Society : Shade semi shade
25 Brightlingsea : Ferns
2nd Great Chesterton : Bamboo and grasses
8th Great Bowden : Ferns