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HPS Journal: “The Hardy Plant”

Many colour photos, authoritative articles on hardy perennials, member content

The HPS Journal is published twice a year and sent free to members. It is fully illustrated and published in colour. Here are recent articles, at least six months old; you can find articles from 1957-1968 by following this link.

Content list for Vol. 38 No.1, Spring 2017

Vol. 37 No. 2, Autumn 2016

Vol. 37 No. 1, Spring 2016

Vol. 36 No. 2, Autumn 2015

Vol. 36 No. 1, Spring 2015

Vol. 35 No. 2, Autumn 2014

Vol. 34 No. 1, Spring 2013

President's perspective Roy Lancaster
Self-seeders, love them or hate them? Gill Regan
Hardiness – an update Bob Brown
Thief in the night Judy Harry
Rented space Kelly Baldry
How we made our garden Peter Hart
Dolomitic delights Peter Regan
Malta – scrubland or botanical paradise Penelope S Hellyer
Incidents without colour Martin Spray
HPS Photography Competition 2012 Trevor Walton
The lure of the new Derry Watkins
The learning curve Val Bourne

Vol. 33 No. 2, Autumn 2012

A tale of two gardens Gill Heavens
Full Frontal Fern Alder
World without torture Dori Miller
Travelling for plants in the Pacific Northwest Keith Ferguson and Lorna Ferguson
The Mojave: a desert for flower and film lovers James Fitzmaurice with Gwyn and David Sivertsen
The exploitation of hardy plants in Nepal Kamal Adhikari
Flowers fit for a Dalai Lama Chris Chadwell
The fruits of our labours Janet Sleep
In support of bees Helen Mount
Lillies through the season in a Cotswold garden Patrick Bucknell
Plantsman in the 21st Century Tim Ingram
The learning curve Val Bourne
Letters Various correspondents
Our Scottish weekend Various members

Vol. 33 No. 1, Spring 2012

Presidents perspective Roy Lancaster
In the pink with orange Lesley Kant Cunneen
The show must go on Emma Seniuk
There's more to hydrangeas that I'd thought Shelagh Newman
Hardy border chrysanthemums Barrie Machin
A high-wire Act Judy Harry
St Andrews Botanic Garden Bob Mitchell
From Sussex to Como Penelope S Hellyer
From Russia with...flowers Jeffrey Bryce
The learning curve Val Bourne
Letters Various correspondents
A Gardener's Guide to Native Plants of Britain and Ireland Twink Addison
It seems to me... Paul McBride
Rooting cuttings by hydroponics Patrick Bucknell

Vol. 32 No. 2, Autumn 2011

Travelling in Argentina and Chile Keith Ferguson and Lorna Ferguson
Gardening is easy Gill Heavens
Fine supporting case Alex Pankhurst
Growing Ferns from Spores Sue Dockerill
Family relations Tim Ingram
A formal garden Anthony Ewin
Gardening by the moon Liz Ware & Fern Alder
Some lessons learned Roger Stuckley et. al.
French connection Margaret Brown
Curiouser and curiouser Heather Russell
Throw open the gates Steve Bustin
The learning curve Val Bourne
Letters Various correspondents
Roscoea Raspberry Ripple Brian Mathew VMH
In praise of Descampsia flexuosa Souren Ala
It seems to me Anthea Sokell

Vol. 32 No. 1, Spring 2011

President's perspective Roy Lancaster
Scottish Highland meadow Tony Schilling
Pleasant Surprises Janet Sleep
Some good new plants Bob Brown
New series double auriculas Graeme P Butler
In support of salvias Steve Hickman
Orchids to grow in your garden Jeff Hutchings
Gladiolus, Kniphofia etc. Colin Moat
Telling tales Judy Harry
Gardener's bookshelf Tim Ingram
Flowers fit for a Dalai Lama Chris Chadwell
The Learning Curve Val Bourne
Letters Various correspondents
Book Reviews Various reviewers
It seems to me... Joan Cooper

Vol. 31 No. 2, Autumn 2010

In the front line Judy Harry
Gathering gardener’s knowledge Noel Kingsbury
Looking back, and forwards Gwladys Tonge
Dreaming of moccasins and slippers Gill Regan
Try siomething different from down under Jeremy Spon
Megaherbs Martin Wilkie
French connection Margaret Brown
Growing old with my garden Jean Gommersall
Two gardens for plantlovers Jill Whitehead
Gardening from seed - a personal story Barbara Matthewman
Rare and safe Ruth Sands
The learning curve Val Bourne
Letters Various correspondents
Book review Tony Ewin
It seems to me... Alex Pankhurst

Vol. 31 No. 1, Spring 2010

Plants, people and places Roy Lancaster
The pleasure and pain of an open garden Gill Heavens
Aster novi-belgii Paul Picton
Organic gardening - is it for you? Heather Booker, Corrine Layton, Chris Strachan, Bob Brown & Sue Lander
North American woodlanders Keith Ferguson
A case study for ecological plantings in public gardens Chris Flynn
Phormium phun Paul Ingleton
Plant collector or garden designer? Adrian Bloom
A little ridiculous Martin Spray
Learning curve Spring 2010 Val Bourne
Letters Spring 2010 Various correspondents
Black frosts and green shoots Chloris

Vol. 30 No. 2, Autumn 2009

Plumping up the borders Derry Watkins
A cuttings garden Teresa Farnham
No Trouble Alex Pankhurst
The old ones are the best Janet Sleep
Vertical ground cover Anita Chapman
An Lios Stuart Oakley
A tale of two gardens - Lincoln to Lauzerte Margaret Brown
On the road in search of lilies Alan Mirchell
Growing half-hardy plants - a post-February 2009 update Rob Senior
Mukdenia Aileen Stocks
Chelsea 2009 Sandra Hartley
Learning curve Autumn 2009 Val Bourne
Letters Autumn 2009 Various correspondents
Insects and Gardens Book review
Flower Hunters Book review
Geum Book review
Garden Pests Chloris

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