Programme of meetings for 2018
Welcome to our programme of
meetings for 2018
You are welcome to come
to any of our talks.
Graham and Jackie Poynter
The Alpines of Slovenia
Graham and Jackie have been leading flower walks for Colletts Mountain Holidays in the Dolomites for ten years. More recently Graham has helped Naturetrek as co-leader to several European destinations including our 2017 trip to the Dolomites.
A history of rock gardening
Bournemouth rock garden
Janice Bennetts is a member of the AGS Rock History Group and also formed the Research Group for Hampshire’s Garden Trust to identify the needs and opportunities to conserve, protect and enhance its rich heritage of parks, gardens and designed green spaces. Looking at the history of rock gardens has combined both her interests.
followed by presentations by our members
Russell Beeson and Richard White
Not such a dry evening as you might expect as the business is concluded speedily.
Then we settle back to enjoy a medley of photographs from our members' recent forays in plant-hunting around the world.
Saturday March 10th
Dorset AGS local Show
Allendale Centre Wimborne
Jewels in the Garden
Hepatica and Cyclamen
Diane Clement is a keen exhibitor and judge for the Alpine Garden Society. She specialises in growing hepaticas, cyclamen and woodcland plants in her shady Wolverhampton garden. She is a passionate grower from seed, as befits her current role as Director of the AGS Seed Exchange.
"Alpines for the open garden"
Vic has written practical gardening advice for the AGS Journal for many years. He is a keen grower and shower at AGS shows.
AGS Wimborne Show
"ROCKY FLOWER SHOW"
Queen Elizabeth School
May 19th 2018
Further information can be found on our Events page, including the list of nurseries and details of the photographic competition
"Adventures of an Alpine Enthusiast"
This is and Open Meeting
Celia will talk on the amazing crevice gardens she visited during the Czech.conference in 2017
Mountain flowers of th northern Rockies of the
January 3rd 2019
head gardener at Aberglasney Gardens
February 7th 2019
A Tulip Hunters favourite weeds
October 3rd 2019
Bulbs for all Seasons