Meetings Archive

A summary of the speakers and talks we've had at our meetings in previous years.

2020-2021

  • Tommy Tønsberg 'Confessions from a Norwegian Gardener' Zoom

  • Andrew Hamilton giving a talk about the restoration of the Walled Garden at Wollaton Zoom

  • Micky Little 'Is the Snowdrop the spirit of the place?' Zoom

  • Ben Preston - ‘York Gate Garden through the Head Gardener's Eyes Zoom

  • Gail & John Summerfield 'Behind the Scenes at a Nursery' Zoom

  • Peter Williams 'Propagation for grown up gardeners' Zoom

  • Colin Hickman ‘Agapanthus, Tulbaghia, Nerines and Amerines'

  • Andrew Gaunt - ‘Hedychiums’

  • Simon Dodsworth - ‘Bryan Dodsworth - 40 years in search of perfection in form and colour’

  • Peter Armitage from Stonebridge City Farm

  • John Cullen - ‘Achillea, Great for gardeners and pollinators’

  • Samantha Hopes - ‘Hepaticas’

  • Tynings Climbers - Jane Lindsay and Toni O’Connor

  • Colin Ward 'Shade and Semi-shade Plants'

  • Andrew Mikolajski 'Pin me to the wall - and do what you want with me'

  • Cleve West 'The Therapeutic Effects of Gardening'

  • Jan Vaughan 'Conservation Plants'

  • Geoff Hodge 'Scented plants and The Scented Garden'

  • Phil Smith 'Wollerton Old Hall Garden'

  • Janet Buist 'The Wonderful World of Salvias'

  • Michael Brown 'The Historic Gardener - Death in the Garden'

  • Peter Williams 'Unnatural Gardening; an Exploration of Fashions in Gardening'

  • Mary Matts 'Wild Flowers and Waterways'

  • Jeff Bates 'The Garden in Winter'

  • 60 years Xmas Party, Food and Quiz

  • Rebecca Ashbey 'Plants with a Purpose: Tudor Gardening at Cressing Temple'

  • Helen Picton and Ross Barbour 'The Land of Condors and Monkey Puzzles - an Adventure in the High Steppe of Argentinian Patagonia'

  • Tony Russell' Gardening with Trees in the 21st Century'

  • Simon Gulliver 'Plants for the Connoisseur'

  • Colin Ward 'Plantsman's Choice'

  • John Foley 'Plants for Autumn Colour'

  • Michael Perry '50 Fab Plants'

  • Anna Joyce - Flower Pod Southwell and Christmas Supper

  • Michael Myers 'Winter Colour in the Garden'

  • Robbie Blackhall-Miles 'The Fossil Garden'

  • 'Andrew Ward' Perennial Pleasures

  • David Charlton 'Mountain Flowers of The Dolomites and How to Grow Them'

  • Troy Scott Smith 'Revitalising Vita'

  • Gill Hazell 'Classic, rare and unusual bulbs'

  • Don Witton 'People, plants, pleasure, passion'

  • Anne Wareham 'An evening in conversation with Anne Wareham'

  • Gardeners' Christmas Quiz

  • Dr Graham Piearce 'The Rose Family of Trees'

  • Andrew Karavics 'Sledmere Gardens through the Year'

  • Nick Macer 'Things that turn me on - Confessions of a Plant Freak'

  • Brian Ellis 'Pictures from a Library Garden'

  • Ken Thompson 'Some Modern Gardening Myths'

  • Julian Sutton 'Adventures with Strange Perennials'

  • Helen Picton 'Daisy Days'

  • Xmas Party: Favourite Plant

  • Julie Ritchie 'Winter into Spring'

  • Diane Clements - 'A garden for all Seasons'

  • Tom Mitchell 'Where the Wild Things Are'

  • National AGM

      • John Grimshaw 'Plants, Gardens, People'

      • Bleddyn Wynn-Jones 'Collecting in Northern Vietnam'

  • Patrick Harding 'Stories about Plants'

  • Tim Rasell 'Interesting Evergreens'

  • Andrew Ward 'Fabulous Foliage - A Foil for Flowers'

  • Xmas party and Origami with Erica Thomson

  • Pam Tatam 'Live Fast, Die Young'

  • Vicky Fox 'Heuchera, Heucherella & Tiarella'

  • Tom Hart Dyke 'From Captivity to a Castle'

  • Jim Almond 'Something for Everyone'

  • Martin & Janet Blow 'Late Again, reliable late bloomers'

  • Bunny Guinness 'Transforming your garden'

  • Christmas Party and quiz

  • Sally Smith 'The Wonderful World of Weeds'

  • John Hudson 'Peonies'

  • Rosy Hardy 'Season Herbaceous Perennials'

  • Howard Drury 'Variegated Delights'