2021 Talks and Garden Visits Programme

As of January 2021 our talks programme will be via Zoom, until our meeting venue reopens.

Don Witton has arranged some pop-up garden visits. The list can be downloaded below.

2021 Garden Visits
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Talk Date and Time Details
February 3rd 2021, 7.30pm Zoom talk by South Pennine Group member Hilary Hutson "Sheffield Botanical Gardens - Twelve Months of Colour"
March 3rd 2021, 7.30pm Zoom talk by South Pennine Group member Don Witton "The Creation and Evolution of the English Herbaceous Border". This was the talk Don was intending to give at the cancelled 2020 lecture day.
April 7th 2021, 7.30pm Zoom talk by Gail Summerfield of Westshores Nursery, Winterton, Lincolnshire. "The Westshores story - a look behind the scenes at the nursery"
May 5th 2021, 7.30pm Zoom talk by Steffie Shields, "Garden Photography".
June 2nd 2021, 7.30pm Zoom talk by Timothy Walker, "Bordering on Insanity - Creating an all-year round Border" N.B. There are 70 places for South Pennine Group members and 30 for other HPS members.
July 7th 2021, 7.30 pm N. B. Change of Talk: Zoom talk by Don Witton "A Calendar of Colour". Don will take us through the year starting in June and cover a wide range of colourful plants for every month.
September 1st 2021, 7.30pm Talk by Colin Ward, Swines Meadow Farm Nursery "Shade and semi-shade plants". Depending on rules at the time and availability of the Dorothy Fox Centre, this talk may be via zoom.
October 6th 2021, 7.30pm Zoom talk by Adam Pasco talk - TBC
November 3rd 2021, 7.30 pm Zoom talk by Samantha Hopes, Hopes Garden Plants "Hepaticas"
December 1st 2021, 7.30pm Demonstration by Jonathan Moseley, floral designer, "Dressing the Home for Christmas"