Monthly Archives: October 2016

Next Meeting and AGM Saturday 5th November 2016 at 2pm

agmfollowed by Member’s Talk:

Margaret Easter – ‘Grasses for the Small Garden’

HHPS member Margaret holds a National Collection of Thymus in her Harpenden garden, which she opens for charity. She has worked on nomenclature and taxonomy and has published several books, including ‘The Thyme Handbook’. In this talk, she will be talking about another of her interests: ornamental grasses.

www.thymus.co.uk

Geoff Hodge review of secateurs in November ‘Garden News’

Those of you who heard Geoff Hodge at the October meeting will remember that he trials and publishes surveys of available tools. His latest one about ratchet secateurs will appear in the 5th November edition of ‘Garden News’.

Issue 56 – Autumn 2016 Newsletter

The new edition of the HHPS newsletter is now available to read and download on the site, particularly for those members who opt to receive the newsletter electronically.

This edition includes:

  • Seedling Swap Report
  • Plant Sale Report
  • Coach Trip Report
  • ‘In Praise of…Joe Pye Weed’
  • Plant Profile (Athyrium otophorum var. okanum (AGM))
  • ‘Sage Words’
  • ‘Hestercombe’
  • Member’s Open Gardens Report

Click here (or on the front cover below) to download this edition.

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Front Cover of the Autumn 2016 Edition