This is a major gardening (and food) show, and BPS will have a stand to display and promote ferns and the Society. Please contact Gill or Bryan if you wish … Continue reading N&GS: BBC Gardeners’ World, NEC Birmingham
RHS Garden Wisley Gardens open at 9am (set up 8am) Sat 9-5.30 Sun 9-5 A display of ferns and ferns for sale This provides an opportunity for societies such as … Continue reading SE: Wisley Societies Show
A visit to two gardens in Fife that are enthusiastic about developing their fern collections. Backhouse Rossie is just off the A91, east of Auchtermuchty. Cambo is just off the … Continue reading S: Backhouse Rossie Estate and Cambo Gardens in Fife
By the River Tweed near Ladykirk House (NT885 456) there is a colony of sea spleenwort, more than 10km from the sea. After a walk along the Tweed, we will … Continue reading S: Inland Asplenium marinum and a walk along the Tweed
Further details of all these events will be made available nearer the time. Please let Peter Blake know if you wish to attend any of the events on: email@example.com
Leaders: Clare and Mark Kitchen May Hill lies on the Gloucestershire/Herefordshire border and is the highest point in Gloucestershire. We hope to see amongst others Equisetum sylvaticum, Wood Horsetail and … Continue reading WS: May Hill, Gloucestershire
More information at a later date.
This will be a weekend meeting either in Eskdale or Borrowdale. Exact details will be available next year
Cornel Howells’ ferns in medieval double-ditches and Antingham Ponds. Further details of all these events will be made available nearer the time. Please let Peter Blake know if you wish … Continue reading EA: Cornel Howells’ ferns and Antingham Ponds
Ferns in Focus Fern and lycophyte specialists from across the entire world will have again the opportunity to discuss new advances in the study of these groups. This time Brazil, … Continue reading I&A: An international symposium on lycophyte & fern research
RHS Garden Wisley - Leader: Julian Reed Last year, the BPS was allowed to have the Gallery for a display to advertise the society at the entrance to the main … Continue reading SE: Big Fern Event RHS Wisley
An exploratory hill walk to mountain crags at the top of Kirkton Glen. There are old records of Polystichum lonchitis, Asplenium viride, Botrychium lunaria, Equisetum variegatum and others, some or … Continue reading S: Kirkton Glen, Balquhidder
Hosted by Sue Olsen from Seattle. A chance to spend a week visiting botanical gardens, private gardens and native fern sites in the north-west of the USA. Early booking through … Continue reading N: Seattle, USA
Gardens in north Lancashire led by Alec Greening.
A chance for you to help at the show, enthuse to the public about ferns and/or display your ferns to try and win in various display categories. Please contact Michael … Continue reading GS: Southport Flower Show, Southport
Meet at the Lochan na h-Achlaise view point car park (NN316 485). There is another site at Loch Ba on the other side of the road. If that is busy, … Continue reading S: Lochan na h-Achlaise on Rannock Moor
Leaders: Fibrex Nursery (am.) Angela Tandy and garden visit (pm.) Alistair and Margaret Urquhart Fibrex nursery needs no introduction to fern fans as the source of probably the widest range … Continue reading WS: Fibrex Nursery, Pebworth, Warwickshire and the garden of Alistair and Margaret Urquhart, Kidlington, Oxfordshire
This will be the second part to last-year’s trip. Exact details will be available next year.
Paul Spracklin’s open garden. Further details of all these events will be made available nearer the time. Please let Peter Blake know if you wish to attend any of the … Continue reading EA: Paul Spracklin’s open garden
Brantwood and the east side of Coniston led by Bruce Brown. More information will be available at a later date.
On Saturday meet at 10.30 at Mark Border's home Mark has a brilliant collection with many fascinating ferns especially Asplenium scolopendrium cultivars and much more. After a fascinating visit to … Continue reading N&SE: Cultivar Group National meeting
Leaders: Brian & Sue Dockerill The Dare Valley Park was opened in 1973 as the result of the restoration of former colliery sites. Covering over 450 acres it ranges from … Continue reading WS: Dare Valley Country Park
Arrive 10:30am. Tour of Chris Nicholson’s garden, and fern-related presentations. Includes plant sales, book sales, and planning for 2021. Coffee/tea and lunch provided! More information will be available closer to … Continue reading S: Annual Indoor Meeting, Strathbungo, Glasgow
This is a joint meeting with the Yorkshire Fern Group led by Michael Wilcox and Bruce Brown. On a recce 18 fern taxa were recorded including self-sown Polystichum polyblepharum for … Continue reading MM&Y: Smithills Country Park, Bolton
To be determined
Julian Read will talk about Polypodies. More information to follow.
Leader: Peter Clare Meet at 10:30 to Visit Paul Reddy's home. This garden is a must see with his stumpery. This visit will be followed by lunch and talks and … Continue reading SE: Autumn end of season Meeting
Peter and Nick’s indoor meeting. Further details of all these events will be made available nearer the time. Please let Peter Blake know if you wish to attend any of … Continue reading EA: Peter and Nick’s indoor meeting
National autumn indoor meeting presenting amazing historic ferneries and fern gardens in the UK that are being restored. The meeting will include re-scheduled AGM business. More information will be available … Continue reading N: Historic Ferneries and Gardens (& AGM)