We offer open days to see National Plant Collections and usually have a wide range of talks, visits, workshops and other events across the country.
In the current situation there is a programme of virtual talks arranged.
Please keep safe and enjoy growing plants.
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Autumn Talk and AGM
02 October 2021 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Haywards Heath , Sussex
Join us as we celebrate our first live post lock-down talk and AGM.
Mercy Morris who holds the national collection of Chlorophytum comosum, or spider plants, will present her talk;
"House Plants - a whistle-stop tour"
Mercy, who has worked at Kew and for Plant Heritage shares her home with around 285 house plants.
Her talk is followed by our AGM at 3.45pm. There will also be home made cakes, a plant stall and a raffle. Please do come along and support your local Sussex Plant Heritage Group.
There is no need to book in advance as there is plenty of space and there is a free car park.
'Thirty Acres to Thirty Square Yards' by Geoff Hawkins (Postponed from 2020)
14 October 2021 7.00pm - 9.30pm
Cobham , Surrey
Geoff Hawkins, retired Head Gardener Mill Court
This talk is will be given in Cobham but will be run as a hybrid meeting allowing participants to join via Zoom. Please contact the Surrey Group for Details and an Invitation. Zoom invitations outside the Surrey Group limited to 80.
Devon Group AGM and talks
20 November 2021 10.30am - 4.00pm
Torrington , Devon
The Devon Groups AGM and talks.
Our main speaker will be David Jewell, Curator of Hillier Gardens his talk is entitled ‘The Hillier Gardens through the Year’ talking about the gardens collection of trees , shrubs and climbers. Included are the gardens Champion trees and their 14 National Heritage Plant Collections.
We will also have Collection holders speak about their plants!
More details to follow but save the date.
The Fight Against Extinction: Botany and Horticulture at Chester Zoo - VIA ZOOM
28 November 2021 2.00pm - 4.00pm
This year's Arley Memorial Lecture will be a virtual talk by Phil Esseen, Chester Zoo's Curator of Botany and Horticulture, which holds 6 National Plant Collections. Please email email@example.com for details of how to pay and a Zoom invitation.
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