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West Midlands

About the Group

The group meets at Bentley Heath Community Centre in Knowle, nr Solihull B93 9BQ (map)
Jean Dance
t. 01926 842374
For full information visit the West Midlands Group Website

2017 Programme

All meetings commence at 2.30 pm except where otherwise stated

14th January, 2017
‘In House’  
A general discussion to give members the opportunity to talk about matters concerning our Society,
followed by a slideshow, and please do bring and show us your ‘special plants’
11th February, 2017      
‘Four RHS Gardens’
Dr John Page
11th March, 2017   
Stuart Dixon 
8th April, 2017
‘The Aster Family in the Garden’
Bob Brown 
20th May, 2017
Plant Sale at Bentley Heath
3rd June, 2017   
Plant Sale at Leamington
21st June, 2017  
In the 60th anniversary of Hardy Plant Society, our HPS Group will be celebrating the event with a day at
Stockton Bury Gardens.

Details tba nearer the date.
9th September, 2017
‘Indispensable Plants’
Dr Andrew Ward
September tba,2017    
Hardy Plants  Open Garden
14th October, 2017      
‘Drought Tolerant Plants’
Nick Hamilton 
11th November, 2017 2 pm     
‘Experiences as Chairman of HPS’
Cathy Rollinson 

Followed By AGM
9th December, 2017  12 noon   
Our Shared Lunch
2.30 pm Christmas Demonstration, by Elaine Hall and Annette Thomas

2016 Programme

Saturday 16th January, 2016 
'Plant Recognition'
In-House Day

Saturday 13th February, 2016 2-30 pm
'Beautiful Bulbs'
Andy McIndoe
Annual Special Lecture
[Admission is by ticket only which must be obtained in advance. Tickets (£4 each) are available from Jean Dance and Rosemary Hackett.]

Saturday 12th March, 2016 2-30 pm
'Starting a Garden from Scratch'
Adrian James

Saturday 9th April, 2016 2-30 pm
'Heaven is a Place on Earth'
David Iszatt

Saturday 10th September, 2016 2-30 pm
'I Just Can’t Help Myself'
Brian Ellis

Saturday 8th October, 2016 2-30 pm
'A Late Summer Love Affair'
Jack Williams
Wildegoose Nursery

Saturday 12th November, 2016 2-00 pm (Please Note Earlier Start Time)
'Plants at Stockton Bury'
Tamsin Westhorpe
Followed by 33rd Annual General Meeting

Saturday 10th December, 2016 Bring & Share Lunch at 12.15 pm for 12.45 pm
followed at 2.30 pm by a Christmas Event.
(The Christmas Event is open to all members irrespective of whether or not they attended the lunch)

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