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S: Annual Indoor Meeting
September 28, 2019
Meeting at the house (and garden) of Frank Katzer
Highfield House, Muirburn, near Skirling, Biggar, ML12 6HL (OS:NT 095412)
Phone: 01899 860 307; mobile: 07763 473741
10.30: Arrival, coffee, greetings
11.00: Tour of the garden. With cold winters and wind exposure, Frank’s is a garden to test the hardiness of plants. He has around 200 ferns in the garden/greenhouses/ house. Also a houseful of ferny items and a fine collection of fern books.
12.00: Plant sales & BPS book sales
13.15: Cameron Tasker (RBGE Glasshouse Horticulturist)
‘Growing Ferns at RBGE’
14.00: Yvonne Golding (former BPS Secretary)
‘Growing Ferns in Limited Space’
14.45: Review of the Scottish group 2019 programme
15.00: Planning the Scottish group programme for 2020
16.00: Meeting closes
– If you have some extra ferns, please bring them for the Plant Sale; proceeds are used
to help defray group expenses.
– Please bring ideas about fern excursions for 2020. We also need people to lead or
host these events.
Refreshments will be provided, but tell us if you are coming so we know how many to cater for.
* REMEMBER TO LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE COMING *
Bridget: 0131 258 9592 firstname.lastname@example.org
We will provide detailed instructions on how to get to Frank’s house on request.
We will try to coordinate transportation for non-drivers.