The office is now open as usual, 9-5 on Monday to Thursday and 9-1 on Friday.


About the Group

The group meets at the Stamford Gate Hotel, Halkyn Road, Holywell, Flintshire. CH8 7SJ. (map)

Val Higgins
01352 375385
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2021 Programme

All meetings, including Zoom, commence at 7-30pm unless otherwise stated. Please check with the group before travelling.
Obtain links to Zoom meetings from Clwyd Group Secretary

Tuesday 12th January, 2021
Zoom talk joint with HPS Rutland Group
'The Plant Hunters’
Simon Gulliver

Based in Birmingham. Gardens and Parks Consultant for National Trust for last 7 years, Garden Adviser and Educationalist, former Plant Collections Manager at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
Tuesday 19th January, 2021
Zoom talk
'Create a Garden for All Seasons’
Adam Pascoe

Based in Cambridgeshire. Adam launched BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine in 1991 and edited the title for 22 years. Writer for consumer magazines, newspapers, author; radio and TV broadcaster.
Tuesday 9th February, 2021
Zoom talk joint with HPS Rutland Group
‘The Winter Garden’
Sarah Pajwani

National Garden Scheme (NGS) volunteer and opens her garden for the NGS, St Timothee in Berkshire. Find out Sarah’s favourite group of plants that look incredible right from the beginning of September to the end of March and bring a much needed splash of vivid and warming colour to the garden.
Tuesday 9th March, 2021
Zoom talk joint with HPS Rutland Group
‘Making the Most of a Small Garden’
Sue Fisher

Based in the Tamar Valley between Devon and Cornwall. Author, writer for BBC Gardeners World magazine, garden designer, TV and radio broadcaster.
Tuesday 13th April, 2021
Zoom talk joint with HPS Rutland Group
‘Crayfish on the Lawn and other gardening stories’
Joff Elphick
Visit his website
It is hoped to resume live meetings for the autumn/winter season
Tuesday 21st September, 2021
Zoom talk
Vicki Weston

Vicki runs Westons Salvias nursery in Ceredigion, West Wales. Her interest in salvias has snowballed from a collection of 6000 plants and she now has about 75 species and cultivars, which she sells by mail order from her website.
Tuesday 19th October, 2021
Indoor meeting Stamford Gate Hotel (Note: New Venue)
'Autumn into Winter and Spring’
Howard Drury

Based in Birmingham, Howard is a Horticultural broadcaster, speaker, lecturer, writer and adviser. He uses the latest computer, projection and audio technology to make his talks much more of a total horticultural experience to be remembered, rather than just another gardening talk! 
Tuesday 16th November, 2021
Indoor meeting Stamford Gate Hotel (Note: New Venue)
‘Why Did the Hedgehog Cross the Road?’
Hugh Warwick

Hugh is an ecologist and writer with a particular fondness for hedgehogs. He is the spokesperson for the British Hedgehog Preservation Society and launched a campaign in 2018, ‘HedgeOx’ to save Oxfordshire’s hedgehogs. If we want to encourage more wildlife into our gardens let’s get some tips from Hedgehog Hugh.


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