IMPORTANT UPDATE Following the UK Government’s restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 outbreak the HPS Office has closed and all meetings have been cancelled. If you need to contact us please use e-mail if possible and we will respond to all queries although this may take a little longer than normal.


About the Group

The group meets in the Little Mill Village Hall, Berthon Road, Pontypool NP4 0HE.  (map)
This spacious hall sits alongside the main A472 that runs through the village of Little Mill between Usk and Pontypool (connecting the A449 and A4042)
Ample free parking.

Jacqui Warren
01873 880031

Entrance to talks is £3 for HPS group members. Visitors are most welcome and are asked to pay £5.00.
Refreshments including homemade cakes are included. Regular visitors will be invited to join the HPS and group.

2020 Programme

All meetings start at 2.30pm, unless otherwise stated. Please check with the group before travelling.

January, 2020 date tbc
Members’ Winter lunch
February8th, 2020
'Understanding soils, growing media and fertilisers'
Chris Whitelock

Horticultural consultant and trainer
March14th, 2020
'Gardening with grasses'
Jack Willgoss

Wildegoose Nursery
April 4th, 2020    CANCELLED
'For the love of blue poppies'
Marion Stainton

Horticultural consultant and writer
May 9th, 2020    CANCELLED
'Garden design ideas'
Lynne Allbutt

Gardener, writer and broadcaster
May 24th, 2020    CANCELLED
HPS Plant Fair and Open Garden, Highfields Farm, Goytre NP4 0AA
June to August, 2020    CANCELED
Full-day Garden visits by coach and Members' Summer Tea
12th September, 2020 
'The year in the garden at Spring Cottage'
Val Bourne
Garden writer, lecturer & organic gardener
10th October, 2020            
'The world of bulbs'
Rob Evans

Pheasant Acre Plants 
14th November, 2020
Ticket only event 
'Plants that have grabbed my attention'    
Bob Brown

Cotswold Garden Flowers
12th December, 2020      
'The amazing power of bees'
Bees for Development

2021 Programme

January, 2021
Members' Winter Lunch
13th February, 2021
'Plants first!'
Sarah Price

Garden designer, lecturer and writer
13th March, 2021
Ticket only event
'New ways with perennials'   
Noel Kingsbury

Garden writer, teacher and horticultural consultant 
10th April, 2021
'No Dig'
Cherry Taylor

Local grower and No Dig gardening expert
8th May, 2021
'American plants in the Flower Garden - an historical perspective'
Graeme Moore

Garden writer and lecturer
23rd May, 2021
HPS Plant Fair tbc
June to August 2021
Full-day Garden visits by coach and Members' Summer Tea

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