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Talks by our growers

A number of our knowledgeable growers are available to provide talks to gardening clubs and other interested groups. At this stage it is best to contact individual nurseries following the links on the Nurseries page.


Philip Johnson of Johnson's is pleased to offer two talks at present. One, a slide presentation about growing and showing Sweet Peas; the other a demonstration centred on growing alpines in containers. Both talks last around three quarters of an hour.

Only available during the evening. Cost is subject to distance and you are advised to contact him directly for further details


Colin Moat of Pineview Plants currently has two talks, one on his interests and advice of shade loving perennials, entitled ’50 Greys of Shade’ and the second, a self-explanatory ‘A stumble around the Alpine Flowers of Austria’. The charge is normally £85 + 40p per mile, depending on distance, venue and audience. Contact


Rachael Castle of Swallowfields is happy to provide a talk on Primula auricula and its cultivars and covers their history, cultivation, and categories. It lasts approximately 1 hour. Fee: £75 plus 40p per mile travel expenses. Contact


Fiona Wemyss of Blueleaf Plants is pleased to offer three different talks - all based around her gorgeous succulents.
1. Succulents & Why You Should Love Them
2. Growing Succulents in the Garden
3. Low Maintenance Containers High Impact Plants
All talks are accompanied by colour slides and she will bring examples as well as sales plants. A handout with cultivation notes and suggested further reading useful web-sites etc can be provided. £80 plus 40p mileage. Contact

Seasonal news

A Snowdrop and Winter Plant Fair

Our first new venue for 2017 was beautiful Hole Park.

Ginny Oakes of our friends at Kent Hardy Plant Society posted a lovely blog about our event at Hole Park.

We strongly suggest that you follow the link and enjoy the article!

Was It February Folly?



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