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About the Group

Our group meets at Bayston Hill Memorial Hall, nr Shrewsbury SY3 0DR (map)
Helen Anthony
01686 941795

For full details visit the Shropshire Group Website

2018 Programme

All meetings commence at 2-30 pm unless otherwise stated.

20th January, 2018
'How to Use Roses in the Garden'
Michael Marriott
3rd February 2018
'Paradise Found'
Mark Duffell
3rd March, 2018
12.noon AGM
2.30 pm 'Fossil Plants - a Backyard Botanic Garden'
Robbie Blackhall-Miles
7th April, 2018
'Bulbs for All Seasons'
Anna Pavord
5th May, 2018
11 am  Garden Visit  
2.30 pm 'An American Nurseryman's Reflections on English Gardening'
Mark Zennick
2nd June, 2018
11 am and 2 pm  Garden Visits    
11th July, 2018 
Garden Visit, Coach Trip 
4th August 2018
11 am and 2 pm  Garden Visits  
1st September
'On the Wild Side - an Experiment in New Naturalism'
Keith Wiley 
6th October, 2018
'How to be a 21st Century Gardener'
Timothy Walker
3rd November, 2018  
'First Impressions - Second Thoughts'
Bob Brown
1st December
'Great Dixter - Past, Present and Future'
Fergus Garrett

followed by our ChristmasTea

2017 Programme

21st January, 2017 
'Something for Everyone'
Jim Almond
18th February, 2017
'Revitalising Vita'
Troy Scott Smith
18th March, 2017
12.noon AGM
2.30 pm
'A Gardener's Year'
Helen Picton
15th April, 2017
'Fostering a Worcestershire Wildlife Meadow'
Rob Cole
20th May, 2017  Garden Visit
Bryn y Llidiart, Cefn Coch, Oswestry SY10 0BP
followed back at Bicton by our afternoon talk at 2.30 pm.
The History of Walled Gardens
Richard & Jill Rallings
17th June, 2017 
Garden Visits
10.30 am Guilden Down Cottage, Clun SY7 8NZ
1.30 pm  Upper Shelderton House SY7 0PE
15th July, 2017 
 25th Anniversary Celebration Garden Visits
 Wollerton Old Hall and Hodnet Hall Gardens​

19th August, 2017
Garden Visits
10.30 am Windy Ridge, Little Wenlock TF6 5BB
1.30 pm  Avocet, 3 Main Road, Plealey SY5 0UZ
16th September, 2017 
'Journeys and Plant Collections of William Lobb'
Mark Pavoir 
21st October, 2017
'Once Seen, Never Forgotten'
Don Witton
4th November, 2017  
'Let Them Eat Cake' - Opening a Garden for NGS
Jude & Malc Mollart
2nd December, 2017
'A Tale of Two Gardens - Harlow Carr and Hyde Hall'
Matthew Wilson
Followed by our ChristmasTea

2016 Programme

16th January, 2016 
'Unusual Plants”'

20th February, 2016 
'Alpines and Bulbs - from Mountains to Markets'
Rob Potterton

19th March, 2016 12 noon AGM, 2.30 pm talk
'On Top but Never in Control - Tales from a Small Garden'
Timothy Walker

10th April, 2016 1-00 pm to 4-00pm
Annual Spring Plant Fair in Bicton Village Hall
Specialist nurseries and members’ plants
Free Admission. Refreshments available. Parking on site.

16th April, 2016 
'The Hampton Court Hedgehog Garden'
Tracy Foster

21st May, 2016
Garden Visit

21st May, 2016 
'Colour in the Garden'
Val Bourne

18th June, 2016 10.30 am and 12.30 / 1.00 pm
Garden Visits

Thursday 21st July, 2016 
Coach Trip to Birmingham

20th August, 2016 10.30 am and 1.30 pm
Garden Visits

17th September, 2016 
'A Late Summer Love Affair'
Jack Wilgoss

15th October, 2016
'New Ways with Perennials'
Noel Kingsbury

19th November, 2016 

10th December, 2016 
“Clematis – the Ultimate Social Climber'
Glenis Dyer
followed by our Christmas Tea


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