Timothy is a lecturer in Plant Sciences University of Oxford (Somerville) and a former Director of the University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum. After graduating from Oxford, Timothy was a trainee at the Oxford Botanic Garden and then studied for a National Certificate in Horticulture at Askham Bryan College. He spent time at…

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Our March Zoom Meeting will be Andrew Tolman. STUMPERIES, FERNS AND SHADY FRIENDS Andrew has just completed over 10 years of service as a Senior Gardener for HRH the Prince Of Wales. Since joining Highgrove in 2002 he has had a varied role gaining experience in many areas of the garden. He has developed a…

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Our next Zoom Meeting is Saturday 20th February Tracy Foster DESIGNER TIPS FOR YOUR GARDEN  A Chelsea Gold medal winning garden designer, Tracy has almost 20 years’ experience in the field of garden design. Learn about the principles of garden design and how you can apply them to your own garden. I’ll also share some…

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A Plant Obsession by Jimi Blake 24th November 7pm A virtual Zoom talk organised by Hampshire Plant Heritage Group. Hampshire Plant Heritage Group invite you to a Zoom Talk by Jimi Blake on 24th November 2020 at 7pm. Jimi Blake has spent the last 25 years discovering stand-out plants which he grows in dynamic and…

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  We have arranged an exciting and varied series of talks for January – April 2021. As we are not able to meet physically these will all be on Zoom. For full details please see the Programme  

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The second Open Garden of this summer was Patricia Elkington’s well established (and well known) garden on the 5th July. This garden is full of interesting and unusual hardy plants which Patricia has collected over the years. The well signed tour of the afternoon took you through the raised garden, into the orchard and on…

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We had a very successful first Open Garden Visit of the Year last weekend when David and Valerie opened up their garden for members of the Hampshire Hardy Plant Society. An amazing garden that is only 4 years old with a herbaceous border which looks well established and some creative gravel plantings near the house.…

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