A: Hardy Plant Society: Shade and Woodland Plants Group

Colwall Park Hotel Walwyn Road, Malvern, United Kingdom

BPS SUPPORTED EVENT The Shade and Woodland Plants Group is part of the Hardy Plant Society. It’s tenth AGM and meeting will be in Colwall, a village on the western slopes of the picturesque Malvern Hills, a couple of miles from the centre of Great Malvern in Herefordshire. The day will start in the Hampton … Continue reading A: Hardy Plant Society: Shade and Woodland Plants Group

IT: Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Cambridge University Botanic Garden 1 Brookside, Cambridge

Meet in the teaching room near the main Brookside Gate. Tour of tropical ferns and greenhouses. For free entry please let Peter Blake know two weeks beforehand, otherwise there will be an entry fee at the gate. To attend this meeting contact: Peter Blake

WS: Garden of Pam Meecham and Neil Hall

Pam Meecham and Neil Hall Stroud, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Visiting the garden of Pam Meecham and Neil Hall, near Stroud in Gloucestershire, followed in the afternoon with the nursery and garden of Pan Global Plants, Frampton-on-Severn. Leader: Brian Dockerill. Phone 07960593490 Email southwalesborders@ebps.org.uk

S: Ascog Fernery, Isle of Bute

Ascog, Isle of Bute PA20 9EU Ascog Fernery, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, United Kingdom

This will be our first visit to the Victorian fernery at Ascog Hall, since it was bought by its new owners (Josceline and Jane Wheatley). (We do not expect to be weeding his year!) We will also aim to look for Hypolepis ambigua, the fern from New Zealand that has established extensive populations across the … Continue reading S: Ascog Fernery, Isle of Bute

WS: Garden of Elizabeth Jordan

Elizabeth Jordan Goodrich, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

A visit to the garden of Elizabeth Jordan and exploring the adjacent AONB on Coppett Hill, between Ross on Wye and Monmouth. Leader Brian Dockerill. Phone 07960593490 Email southwalesborders@ebps.org.uk Goodrich in Herefordshire

SE&A: Fern Festival, Riverhill Himalyan Garden

Riverhill Himalayan Gardens Riverhill, Sevenoaks

BPS SUPPORTED EVENT: Riverhill Himalyan Garden has an extensive fern garden looked after by a BPS member. There will be displays and a BPS stand with fern-related activities for adults and youngsters. Also fern sales of more common ferns. This event is organised by Riverhill Himalyan Garden. For information on this event contact: Julian Reed

WS: Garden of Stephen Anderton in Forest Coalpit

Forest Coalpit Abergavenny, United Kingdom

Thursday 8th August. @ 10:30am to 5:00pm Visiting the garden of Stephen Anderton in Forest Coalpit, near Abergavenny, followed in the afternoon by investigating the nearby Coed y Cerrid Nature Reserve. Leader Brian Dockerill. Phone 07960593490 Email southwalesborders@ebps.org.uk

IT: Home visit to Stuart Worth

Stuart Worth Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Home visit to Stuart Worth’s collection in Ashampstead, Reading, Berkshire. Please let Peter Blake know in advance if you intend joining us there: peterblake1952@gmail.com

N&C: National meeting for the cultivar group

Julian Reed 19a Northdown Road, Kemsing, United Kingdom

All members are welcome on both days. Saturday 14th - Visit Julian Reed`s incredible collection. We will spend the morning in the Garden which houses the rarer plants of Plant Heritage National Collections of Polystichum and Polypodium as well as many Athyrium, Dryopteris and Selaginella as well as many unusual ferns. There are two green … Continue reading N&C: National meeting for the cultivar group

EA: INDOOR MEETING

Peter Blake & Nick Lodge 14 Mill Hill Road, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Peter Blake’s and Nick Lodge’s Home and Garden Indoor meeting for presentations. To attend this meeting contact: Peter Blake

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