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Hertfordshire

About the Group

The group meets at the Wheathampstead Memorial Hall, Marford Road, Wheathampstead, Herts. AL4 8AY (map) 
Contact
Heather Osborne
01727 856354
herts@hardy-plant.org.uk
For full details visit the Hertfordshire Group Website

2018 Programme

All programmes commence at 2-00 pm unless otherwise stated.

Saturday  6th January, 2018
‘The Evolution of Flowers’
Nick Wray
Saturday 3rd February, 2018  
 ‘Hardy Exotics’
Andrew Brogan
Sat 3rd  March, 2018
‘Irises for the Natural Garden’
Alun and Jane Whitehead
Saturday 7th  April, 2018
‘Barking up the Wrong Tree’
Dianne Nichol-Brown
Friday 1st  June, 2018  6 - 9pm    
Delivery, sorting and pricing of plantsfor Annual Plant Sale    
United Reformed Church Hall, Homewood Rd,St Albans, AL1 4BH (map)
Saturday 2nd  June, 2018  10am-12noon
 Annual Plant Sale(help required from 9am)
United Reformed Church Hall, Homewood Rd,St Albans, AL1 4BH (map)
Admission 50p
Saturday 7th July, 2018
Coach trip to Stone House Cottage Garden and Nursery, Worcs,
and Ashwood Nursery and John’s Garden, West Midlands    

Further details and application forms in Spring 2018 newsletter
Saturday 6th October, 2018
‘Scented Plants throughout the Year’
Marcus Dancer
Sat 3rd  November, 2018
AGM and Member’s talk
‘St Stephens Compost – Making friends with the Worms’
Peter Osborne
Saturday 1st  December, 2018
‘Geraniums, Restraint and Discrimination’
Bob Brown
plus Christmas Party

2017 Programme

All programmes commence at 2-00 pm unless otherwise stated.

7th January, 2017 
‘Propagation’
 Joe Sharman
4th Feb, 2017    
‘More Modern Gardening Myths’
Dr Ken Thompson
 4th March, 2017  
‘Clematis through the Seasons’
Everett Leeds
1st April, 2017     
‘Daisy Days’
Helen Picton
8th April, 2017  10am-12noon    
Seedling Swap
David and Jane Singleton's home  (Contact group for address)
21st May, 2017  2-00pm to 5.30pm
HPS Diamond Jubilee Garden Opening
£4-00 including  cream tea    
Leonora Vaughan
2nd June, 2017  6-9pm   
Delivery, sorting and pricing of plants for Annual Plant Sale    
United Reformed Church Hall, Homewood Rd, St Albans, AL1 4BH
3rd June, 2017 10am-12noon    
Annual Plant Sale (help required from 9am)    
URC Hall (as above)
12th July, 2017
Coach trip
to Broughton Grange, Batsford Arboretum and Bourton House
Details in Spring 2017 newsletter
30th July, 2017  2-5pm
HPS Diamond Jubilee Garden Opening
£3.50
Heather and Peter Osborne
19th  August, 2017  2-5pm, 
HPS Diamond Jubilee Garden Opening
£4-00
Annie Godfrey
20th Aug,  2017   2-00pm to 5-00 pm
Garden Party to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of the Hardy Plant Society    
Reveley Lodge, 88 Elstree Rd, Bushey Heath, WD23 4GL
7th Oct, 2017  2-00pm  (visitors by ticket, £8-00)
Celebrity Lecture 
‘Perfect Partners’
Anna Pavord

With special guest national HPS Chair, Cathy Rollinson
Memorial Hall Wheathampstead
4th Nov, 2017     
AGM and Member’s talk,
‘Late Summer Colour’
Adrian de Baat
 2nd Dec, 2017     
‘From Diaz to Diamonds’
Timothy Walker
and Christmas Party    

2016 Programme

2nd January, 2016
'Snowdrops and Winter Interest'
Richard Ayres

6th February, 2016
'Garden Design'
Julie Toll

5th March, 2016
'Fifty Greys of Shade'
Colin Moat

2nd April, 2016
'Tulips, Old and New'
John Amand

16th April, 10.30 - 12.30, 2016
Seedling Swap
at Diana and John Garner's in Cholesbury

4th June, 10 am - 12 noon, 2016
Plant Sale
at the United Reformed Church Hall, Homewood Rd, St Albans, AL1 4BH

1st October, 2016
'Pruning: Making it Simple'
Geoff Hodge

5th November, 2016
'Grasses for the Small Garden'
Margaret Easter
Plus Annual General Meeting

3rd December, 2016
'Wild Flowers of Britain'
Chris Chadwell
plus Christmas Party


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