To all members of the HPS North East Group. I am writing to you all at this difficult time to advise you of our decision to cancel the March and April meetings. Having consulted with various people about the
Our first meeting of the 2019/2020 season is nearly upon us. Don’t forget it’s an early start – 7pm – to accommodate the AGM before the start of the talk. We look forward to seeing you all again!
Not long to go to the first meeting of the new season and the programme is now up for all to see. We hope you like the selection of talks we have this year – we have a few returning
Event date: 27th February 2017 Write-up by Ian Millichamp I should start this account by declaring a fondness for the Halls of Heddon nursery. Actually I should say nurseries as there are two sites – at Heddon on the Wall
Event date: 23rd January 2017 Write-up by Pam Ratcliffe It was all very different from my school Latin lessons: an enthusiastic speaker, an audience eager to learn, and much laughter. Chris Metherell, a member of the Botanical Society of Britain
Event date: 5th December 2016 Write-up by Isobel Shaw When I look ahead to each new HPS NE talk, I always know that the speaker will engage and enthuse us all. But last month my expectations were thoroughly exceeded by
Event date: 24th October 2016 Write up by Christine Boulby The lights were on, the chairs set in the huge semi circle because our talk was without slides. Instead we saw a great big bucket stuffed full of plant samples,
Please note we will no longer be holding the Hepatica and Clematis Day on 30th March. We hope to reschedule the event next year.
Our new season of talks will be upon us soon, time flies! The full season of talks has now been updated and includes two special events: we have a celebrity talk in October with Bunny Guinness and a study day
Our publicised speaker for the March meeting, Steve Hickman, is no longer able to attend. Fortunately, the show goes on! Steve’s son, Colin, also an expert on the range of plants in the talk “Nerines, Amarines and Tulbaghias” will be attending