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Programme 2021

Programme 2021

Due to Covid 19 restrictions, meetings will be held on line via Zoom until further notice, starting at 7:15 pm for 7:30 pm unless otherwise stated.

Monday 18 January 2021, 7:15 for 7:30pm (ZOOM) Richard Hodson, 'Clematis for the summer garden'
This will include planting, pruning and tips for propagation.

Galanthus 'Sprite' © Anne Repnow

Hepatica 'Millstream Merlin'

Lilium martagon 'Arabian Knight'

Monday 15 February 2021, 7:15 for 7:30pm (ZOOM) 'AGM & Quiz'
There will also be a free raffle prize

Monday 15 March 2021, 7:15 for 7:30pm (ZOOM) Michael Myers, 'Pruning and training'
Monday 19 April 2021, 7:15 for 7:30pm (ZOOM) Tracey Foster, 'Designer tips for the garden'
Monday 17 May 2021, 7:15 for 7:30pm (ZOOM)
Julie Ritchie, Hoo House Nursery, Tewkesbury 'Colour Combinations'
Monday 21 June 2921, 7:15 for 7:30pm (ZOOM)

Dr Catherine Horwood, 'The Beth Chatto Gardens'
Summer Garden visits  
Monday 24 May 20121 (evening) Mill Barn, Samlesbury
Chris Mortimer has kindly agreed to open his garden to NW Group members in aid of NGS. Please book via Mary. 
Sunday 23 May 2021 12-5pm
Sunday 13 June 2021 12-5pm
Sunday 4 July 2021 2-5pm
NGS events at Jacqui Iddon's garden, Hazelwood, Bretherton.
Admission £3.50. You can prebook on line at garden reference “Hazelwood” or pay at the gate. There will also be plants for sale and cards made by Tilly.

In addition, the garden is open every Wednesday and Thursday afternoon 1-5pm ( £3.50)
Sunday 20 June, 1-4 pm Celebration of 20 years in the Garden at Hazelwood,
On arrival you will be greeted with a complimentary glass of Pimm’s to enjoy on your exploration of the 1.5 acre garden which includes a veg patch, wildlife pond, art gallery and much more!
Tea, coffee and homemade scones with cream and strawberries will also be served

Tickets limited to 30. Cost £10 per person in advance
To book please call 01772 601433 or 07802 238624  
BBC Radio 4, Programme on 'Snowdrop Country'

If you missed this broadcast on 14.1.21, you may be able to catch it at
 BBC Radio 4 - Open Country, Snowdrop Country
'Alan Street has spent his life discovering snowdrops. But now people pay hundreds of pounds for a single rare bulb. We follow Alan as he names and propagates his new species.' See also Alan featured in the RHS Garden magazine, January 2021, pp. 40-41.

HPS Galanthus Group Zoom Talk

Saturday 6 February 2021 at 6pm (via Zoom)
Anne Repnow, an outstanding speaker from Heidelberg, will give a talk on 'Snowdrops'.
Mary will be e-mailing details about the Zoom link for this event.
Cost £4 to HPS members. Free to members of the HPS Galanthus Group.
Annual membership (via Galanthus Group Membership secretary) costs £5 (£6 for a couple).

Anne's book is available from

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