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Epping Forest

The group meets once a month to enjoy a lecture or demonstration followed by refreshments. There is also a plant raffle and display of alpine plants. In the summer months the group arranges visits to gardens, wildflower sites or national plant collections.

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  • Subscription

    Group membership: £5 per year

    Admission charge per meeting:

    Group members: £3; Non-members: £4.

  • Contact

    Kit Strange (Secretary):

    Keith Ballard:, 01992 813231.

  • Next meeting

    11th February: AGM followed by members’ slides



  • Programme for 2020-21

    10th March: The Langtang Valley, Nepal – Hugh & Diana Meteyard

    14th April: Cypripediums – Ray Drew

    12th May Design and development of Kew’s Rock Garden – Tom Freeth, RBG Kew

    9th June: Hepaticas – Diane Clement

    8th September: Off the  chalk, plant hunting part 2 – Jon Evans

    13th October: Mediterranean Flora, and its suitability in the UK – John Fielding

    10th November: Narcissus in Spain – Matthew Jeffery

    12th January 2021: Unusual bulbs and how to get them to your garden – John Amand

    9th February: AGM followed by members’ slides

  • Early Spring Show 29th February 2020

    The national Early Spring Show will be held at Theydon Bois Village Hall and Church Hall, CM16 7ER, on Saturday 29th February 2020, 11.00am-3.30pm. This show provides an excellent opportunity to see a wide range of superbly grown plants, and also to purchase plants from specialist nurseries.

Programme Booklet for 2019-20

  • Epping Forest Group Programme booklet

    This booklet lists and describes the speakers and their subjects.

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