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2015 Annual Lecture Day and A.G.M.
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Celebrity Lecture

Helen Dillon

Keeping the Show on the Road
Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Doors open 6.30pm Talk begins at 7.30pm
William Farr School, Lincoln Road, Welton, near Lincoln LN2 3JB
Tickets £10.00 including Wine and Nibbles from 01427 668412.

HPS Events open to the public

The Magic of Plants

Saturday 2 May 2015 09:30 - 16:30

Pudsey Civic Hall, Leeds, LS28 5TA (map)

Lunch available or Bring a Picnic

Come and hear four renowned expert speakers

  • Brian Ellis of Avondale Nursery on “Avondale Library Garden - A Magical Mystery Tour”
  • Mary J. Payne MBE on “The Magic of Grasses and Perennials”
  • Derry Watkins of Special Plants on “Pushing the Boundaries - Borderline Hardy and Tender Plants you Can’t Live Without”
  • Andy McIndoe, MD of Hillers on “The Creative Shrub Garden”

Tickets cost £20 from Vicky Harris, 4 Park Crescent, LS20 8EL.
Telephone: 07852 163 733 Email:

HPS Annual General Meeting (HPS Members only)

This year's AGM and Annual Lecture Day takes place on Saturday, 28th March 2015 at Portland College, Mansfield.

  • Dr John Grimshaw (Director of Castle Howard Arboretum Trust) talking about “Plants, Gardens, People”
  • Bleddyn Wynn-Jones of Crûg Farm Plants on “Collecting hardy plants in the mountains of Northern Vietnam”

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