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East Yorkshire

About the Group

The group meets at Lund Village Hall, YO25 9TF, off the B1248 Beverley to Bainton road. (map)


Peter Williams
01759 318663
For full details visit the East Yorkshire Group FaceBook page

2019 Programme

All meetings commence at 7.30pm unless otherwise stated.

January, 2019
No meeting – August meeting instead
February 7th, 2019
‘Friendly fungi’
Alastair Fitter
March 7th, 2019
‘Snowdrops and miniature daffodils’
Anne Wright

Plants for sale
April 4th, 2019
Samantha Hopes
May 9th, 2019
‘Arley Hall Gardens’
Gordon Baillie
June 6th, 2019
‘Good garden plants’
Pat Inman
July 4th, 2019
‘Wynyard Rose Garden’
Alistair Baldwin

Plants for sale
August 1st, 2019  
Guided tour of Sledmere Gardens by Head Gardener Andrew Karavics, meeting at the Gardens for 7.30pm
2 for group members (subsidised), £8.50 full price for guests
September 5th, 2019
‘Carnivorous plants’
Peter Walker
October 3rd, 2019
Keynote Speaker
‘Two for the price of one’  How to get maximum impact and value from our plants
Timothy Walker
November 7th, 2019
‘Castle Howard gardens’
Alastair Gunn
December 5th, 2019
‘Homegrown’ - short talks
Christmas Bring and Share Supper

2018 Programme

January 4th, 2018
‘Winter Colour’
Mike Kinnes
February 1st, 2018
Rhona Sutherland
March 1st, 2018
‘Wynyard Rose Garden’
Alistair Baldwin

Plants for Sale
April 5th, 2018
‘World of Ferns’
Neil Timm

Plants for Sale
May 3rd, 2018
‘Plants and Castles in Transylvania’
Razvan Chisu

Plants for Sale
June 7th, 2018
‘The design behind Sledmere Gardens’
Andrew Karavics
July 5th, 2018
‘The Wonder of Plants’
Matthew Biggs

August, 2018          
No Indoor meeting 
September 6th, 2018    
‘Indispensible Plants’
Andrew Ward

Plants for Sale
October 4th, 2018  
‘Littlethorpe Manor Gardens’ 
Eddie Harland
November 1st, 2018  
‘Daisy Days’ (Michaelmas)
Helen Picton

Plants for Sale
December 6th, 2018
Bring and Share Social

2017 Programme

5th January, 2017    
'Micro gardens: Gardening on a small scale in pots, containers and baskets’
Gail Summerfield
Plants for Sale
2nd February, 2017
‘Camassias and ….’
Stella Exley
Plants for sale
2nd March, 2017
‘Agapanthus and Nerines’
Steve Hickman
Plants for Sale
6th April, 2017
‘Gardens in the age of chivalry’
Michael Brown
4th May, 2017
‘Lavender and Pinks’
Jill Tomkinson
1st June, 2017
‘So many plants, so little space’
Bob Brown
Plants for sale
6th July, 2017
‘Less common trees and shrubs for any garden’
Kevin Hughes
N.B. This meeting will be at All Saints Community Centre, South Cave, HU15 2EU (map)
Lane to left of Cave Castle entrance. Ample parking available
August, 2017
No Indoor meeting 
7th September, 2017
‘Tints of autumn’
Janette Merilion
5th October, 2017
Jo Bennison
Pre-ordered plants       
2nd November
‘Pests and diseases’
Liz Webster
7th December, 2017 now 30th November, 2017
Members evening – seed swap, quiz etc
Christmas Bring and Share Social

2016 Programme

7th January, 2016
'History, development and what we do'
Mires Beck Nursery
Plants for sale

4th February, 2016 
'What I want from my garden'
John Grimshaw

3rd March, 2016 AGM and
'The Garden at Levens'
Chris Crowder

7th April, 2016 
'Spring into action'
Jacqueline Iddon
Plants for sale

5th May, 2016 
'Indispensible plants - a selection of more uncommon plants which are a must in our gardens'
Andrew Ward
Plants for Sale

2nd June, 2016 
'The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh'
Andrew Babicz

7th July, 2016 
'A tapestry of foliage'
Geoff Hodge

1st September, 2016 
'How to be a 21st century gardener'
Timothy Walker

6th October, 2016
'The Autumn Garden'
Peter Foley 
Formerly of Holden Clough Nursery

3rd November, 2016 
'Unusual bulbs'
Kevin Pratt

1st December, 2016 
'Homegrown’ Christmas'
Bring and Share Social


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