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Plant Fair at Felley Priory

posted by Barbara Riley

Plant Heritage host their last plant fair of the season at lovely Felley Priory on Sunday 1st October, 11am to 4pm.  Entrance £5.  No charge for children but, sorry, no dogs.  Felley Priory is at Underwood, Nottinghamshire and is half a mile west of junction 27 of the M1 on the A608.  For more information contact Graham on graham.goodwinking@BTinternet.com or on 01636 821240

Members Garden - open for NGS this weekend

posted 10 Sep 2017, 12:01 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 10 Sep 2017, 12:03 ]

You might like to know that member Elaine Walker's garden is open for the NGS this coming Sunday, 17th September from 2pm-5pm. 
Much of the planting, including salvias, asters and grasses, reaches its peak at this time of year.
Plants for sale. Homemade cakes. Admission £3

The address is:
Riseholme, 125 Shelford Road, Radcliffe on Trent, NG12 1AZ

HPS Plant Fair at Swinesmeadow Farm Nursery 17th Sept 10am-2.30 free entry

posted 8 Sep 2017, 06:41 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 8 Sep 2017, 06:43 ]

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent visit to Swinesmeadow. For those who can't wait for our next visit, why not go to the HPS Plant Fair on 17th - see poster below

Plant Fair at Leicester Botanic Garden

posted 29 Aug 2017, 00:56 by Barbara Riley

Plant Heritage are hosting a plant fair at Leicester Botanic Garden on Sunday 3rd September, 10am to 3pm.  Masses of late summer colour and other fine treasures to be bought from the local and not so local nurseries in attendance.  Allow time for a walk around the garden which features some beautiful mature trees and shrubs as well as hardy perennials.  Entrance £3, no charge for children.  The Botanic Garden is on Glebe Road in Oadby, Leicester LE2 2LD.  Park on Glebe Road.  For further information, 01509 267061 or 07504 125209.

August Bank Holiday Plant Sale - our third All Day Sale of the season

posted 23 Aug 2017, 00:53 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 24 Aug 2017, 13:11 ]

Visit us at the Botanic Garden, Wollaton Hall on Sunday 27th August 10am to 4pm, free entry.
We have an extra large range of hardy plants for sale this time as it's our 60th year of HPS. We have lots of special plants grown by members as well as those grown in the Botanic Garden. We'll also have our new range of 12 greetings cards for sale.

Open Garden - West Bridgford, Sunday 13th August 1pm-5pm

posted 8 Aug 2017, 07:35 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 8 Aug 2017, 07:37 ]

We hope to see you at Dave Moody's garden, 28 Covert Road, West Bridgford, NG2 6GP, on Sunday 13th August.  The garden is open from 1pm to 5pm.  Entrance is £2.50.  Children are free but, sorry, no dogs.  This charitable event is part of the Hardy Plant Society's 60th anniversary celebrations with proceeds going to the Hardy Plant Society and Cancer Research UK. 

Dave has opted for an August opening because, as well as some interesting trees, shrubs and climbers, the garden features exotic plants which take until this late in the season to reach their full potential.  Come and explore with us the dramatic possibilities of the urban garden!

Refreshments and plants for sale. Further info here

Plant Hunters' Fair at Southwell Minster Gardens Sunday 13th August

posted 6 Aug 2017, 01:08 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 6 Aug 2017, 01:08 ]

Plant Hunters’ Fairs are back at the Southwell Minster Education Garden on Sunday 13th August from 11am-4pm. 
The event is a special fund-raising event to support Southwell Minster's major project focused on the stone carvings of animals, plants and green men in the Chapter House with the £1.00 event donation going to this. There will be a wonderful mix of fourteen nurseries attending. 
Full details are on their website here

Open Garden Radcliffe on Trent

posted 27 Jul 2017, 03:22 by Erica Thomson

Nottingham Group's fourth Open Garden of the season is at 125 Shelford Road, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottingham, NG12 1AZ
Elaine Walker looks forward to seeing you on Saturday 29th July between 1.30pm-5.30pm.  £3 entrance (children free), proceeds to HPS and Elaines's chosen Charity.  Refreshments and plants for sale.  This event is part of the celebrations of 60 years of the Hardy Plant Society.
Further details here 

Open Garden Gedling

posted 11 Jul 2017, 01:59 by Barbara Riley   [ updated 11 Jul 2017, 02:03 ]

Nottingham Group's third Open Garden of the season is at 6 Tennyson Avenue, Gedling, Nottingham NG4 3HJ.  Jed and Barbara Riley look forward to seeing you on Sunday 16th July between 2pm and 5pm.  £3 entrance (children free), proceeds to HPS and Reach UK (they run the Flowerpod project at Southwell).  Refreshments and plants for sale.  This event is part of the celebrations of 60 years of the Hardy Plant Society.

Shires Plant Fairs 2017 West Bridgford

posted 16 Mar 2017, 05:06 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 16 Mar 2017, 05:06 ]

Shires Plant Fairs are held on the Croquet Lawn, Central Avenue, West Bridgford. There are usually 10 or more excellent nurseries visiting from around the East Midlands. They are always set up and ready at the crack of dawn, so make sure you arrive early!
Dates for your 2017 diaries -

18th March,
15th April,
20th May,
17th June,
15th July,
19th August,
16th September.

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