Hardy Plant Society Southern Counties Group Christmas Party & In the not-so-bleak midwinter: a talk by Timothy Walker

Date: Saturday 23 November 2024

Club: Hardy Plant Society Southern Counties Group

Contact: Anne Grabaskey

Email: anne@grabaskey.com

Website: https://www.hps-southerncounties.co.uk/

NB: This talk must be pre-booked as numbers are limited.

This talk looks at the opportunities for bringing winter interest to your garden.

Timothy Walker worked at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum from 1986 to 2014, firstly as General Foreman, then as Horti Praefectus (from 1988) and finally as Director (from 2002). Between 1992 and 2000 the OBGHA won 4 gold medals at the Chelsea Flower Show London. Since 1986 Timothy has been giving lectures to gardening clubs, horticultural societies etc, and from August 2014 he has been a lecturer in Plant Sciences at Somerville College, Oxford, and now holds similar positions at Pembroke College and Hertford College.

The Hardy Plant Society Southern Counties Group are holding this meeting at The Old Barn Hall, 55 Church Road, Great Bookham, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT23 3PQ.  Doors open at 10am, the talk will begin at 10.45am. Entry is £5 for non-members.