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July 2020

WS: May Hill, Gloucestershire

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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 a substantial population of Gymnocarpium dryopteris, Oak Fern. Meet at 11.00am at the National Trust Car Park. SO69062216. Bring lunch to carry and have suitable footwear for hill-walking. We will send out more details a couple of weeks before the dates but for more information on any of the trips…

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August 2020

WS: Fibrex Nursery, Pebworth, Warwickshire and the garden of Alistair and Margaret Urquhart, Kidlington, Oxfordshire

August 25 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fibrex Nursery, Honeybourne Road, Pebworth,
Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 8XP United Kingdom
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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 of plants available in the UK. As always, we can expect a warm and enthusiastic welcome at the nursery from Angela. Alistair and Margaret’s Garden will be less well known but they will make us equally welcome. We have visited a couple of times with BPS groups and have invariably…

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September 2020

WS: Dare Valley Country Park

September 16 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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 woodland and scrub through grassland to cliffs and scree’s, the home of the less usual ferns. Altogether the botany is of such interest that Tim Rich and Ceri Gait, whom some of you will know, have published a book covering the wild flowers of the park. Twenty-five ferns and fern…

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