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About the Group

The group meets at Bentley Heath Community Centre, Widney Road, Solihull B93 9BQ (map)
Bridget Hardstaff

2019 Programme

All meetings commence at 2.30 pm except where otherwise stated

January 12th, 2019  
'The Spiny Forest of Madagascar'
Jean Dance
February 9th, 2019    
'Two for the price of one'
Timothy Walker 
March 9th, 2019    
Samantha Hopes
April 13th, 2019  
'Alpines, Dwarf Bulbs and Hardy Cyclamens'
Jim Almond
May 18th, 2019   
Plant Sale at Bentley Heath
June  1st, 2019    
Leamington Plant Sale  (Plant Heritage)
September 14th, 2019   
'The Late Show'
Dr Andrew Ward
October 12th, 2019     
Samantha Hopes
November 9th, 2019  2 pm start
'Monastic Plants' 
Michael Brown
Followed by AGM
December 14th, 2019  
12.15 pm Shared Lunch 
 2 pm  'Winter Plants for your Garden'
Julian Ransom 

2018 Programme

January 13th, 2018  
 ‘In House’
February 10th, 2018
'The herbaceous Boder’
Duncan Coombs
March 10th, 2018        
‘Plants From the past’
Sally Cunningham
April 14th, 2018           
Jack Willgoss
May 12th  9-30 am
Plant Sale at Bentley Heath Hall
June 2nd , 2018 10 am to 3pm
Plant Sale at Leamington     
September 8th, 2018
Jeff Soulsby
October 13th, 2018    
Rosemary Mitchell
November 10th, 2018   2-00 pm
'Through the Garden Gate'
Adrian James
December 8th, 2018 12-15 pm
Shared Lunch    
2-00 pm 'Christmas Workshop - Making a Door Wreath'
Elaine Hall

2017 Programme

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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