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The group invites a range of expert speakers to share their knowledge of alpine plants from all over the world.
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  • Annual Spring Show & Plant Sale



    Open 12 – 4pm

    Hartpury Village Hall

    Over Old Road, Hartpury, GL19 3FD

    Admission £3.00 single £5.00 couple

    *AGS Members & Accompanied Children Free

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  • Programme

    Due to the ongoing situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) those attending meetings will be expected to wear face masks except when it is not practicable to do so.

    2022 Group Programme

    Wednesday 7th September

    Paul Ranson talking about, ‘The Genus Dionysia’.

    Paul has been growing these challenging plants for many years and has built up a reputation as one of the top growers, in the UK.

    Wednesday 5th October

    Julian Sutton talking about, ‘A Plantsman’s guide to the American West’.

    Julian is well known as a plantsman and previously ran Desirable Plants Nursery. He will be taking us on a journey to see the plants of this area.

    Wednesday 2nd November


    Wednesday 7th December

    Chris Lilley talking about, ‘A visit to Scotland during lockdown’.

    Chris accompanies Brian Burrow on this trip to explore the alpines that grow in this part of the UK.

    2023 Group Programme

    Wednesday 4th January

    No Meeting

    Wednesday 1st February

    Jon Evans talking about, ‘The Wildside Garden’.

    Jon talks about, Keith Wiley formerly of The Garden House and who has now created a new garden in Devon.

    Wednesday 1st March

    Hillary Little talking about, ‘In pursuit of the plants of Peru’.

    Hillary and her partner are well known for their exploits in South America and have written books on the subject.

    Wednesday 5th April

    Samantha Hope talking about, ‘The Genus Roscoea’.

    Samantha and Nigel of Ashwoods Nursery, where Nigel still works, run Hopes Garden Plants.

    Wednesday 3rd May

    Dr Wilson Wall talking about, ‘Hardy Orchids’.

    Dr Wall runs Bewdley Orchids, a Nursery specialising in Native Species.

    Wednesday 7th June

    Members Mini Show

    Wednesday 5th July

    Members Cheese & Wine – Venue TBA

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    Annual: £14 single, £18 joint

    Visitors: £3 (per meeting)