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NW: Annual General Meeting at Holehird Gardens
October 19, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Annual General Meeting at Holehird Gardens, Windermere
The usual fare of Pteridological miscellanea, stretching talks and stimulating company.
There will be plant sales (please bring as well as buy), displays and competitions for ferns in pots.
The 25th Annual General Meeting of the North West Group of the British Pteridological Society will be held on Saturday 19th October 2019 in the Garden Room, Holehird, Windermere (home of the Lakeland Horticultural Society)
(GR NY410008 Landranger map 90)
10.30am Tea and coffee
11.00am Fred Rumsey (immediate past president of the BPS) will talk about Dryopteris submontana.
Mid-day Please bring your own packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be available. Opportunity to explore the gardens and enjoy the fern collection and other good things.
2 Secretary’s report
3 Treasurer’s report
4 Appointment of officers – Secretary and Treasurer
5 Discussion of next year’s programme, with members’ suggestions for field studies, garden visits and other activities
6 Date and arrangements for the 2020 AGM
7 Competition winners
8 Any other business
2.30pm Roger Golding will talk about the Dryopteris affinis aggregate in the Lake District.
The Potted Fern competition will have two classes:
1. A hardy fern
2. An indoor fern
Bring £2.00 for your subscription for Ann Haskins or send it to her!
Please bring anything of ferny interest to other members – photos, fronds, queries, books, identification problems
and lots of plants for the sale table
We would be grateful for any cakes or biscuits etc. to contribute to tea