Allotment Associations & Horticultural Groups in Harrow, Middlesex
This year's Events by Month - 2019

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HARROW NATIONAL TRUST ASSOCIATION- Dates for 2019 Monday 4 February 2019 2pm Tuesday 12 March 2019 2pm Thursday 11 April 2019 8pm Tuesday 7 May 2019 8pm Wednesday 19 June 2019 8pm Thursday 11July 2019 8pm Tuesday 10 September 2019 8pm Wednesday 16 October 2019 8pm Monday 4 November 2019 2pm Tuesday 10 December 2019 2pm

JANUARY
2019

Harrow in LEAF

Committee Meeting

Wednesday 30th January 2019 at 7.00pm

At Harrow Civic Centre (t.b.d) or at our HQ Cabin on West Harrow Allotments (Large)




FEBRUARY
2019

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

Funny Features in the Garden - Speaker: Andrew Sankey

Monday 4th February, doors open 7.00pm, starts at 7.30pm

5 for visitors, FREE for Members

Learn everything you need to know about the history of the more unusual and surprising features used in gardens from the Romans through to the Victorians.

Field End Junior & Infant School, Field End Lane, Eastcote, HA4 9PQ

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/




MARCH
2019

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

The Hardy Plant Society and its Conservation Scheme - Jan Vaughan, Chair Hardy Plant Society

Monday 4th March, doors open 7.00pm, starts at 7.30pm

5 for visitors, FREE for Members

Jan will talk about the work of the HPS and, in particular, its Conservation Scheme. This will be followed by the Annual General Meeting and Cheese and Wine Social

Field End Junior & Infant School, Field End Lane, Eastcote, HA4 9PQ

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/




APRIL
2019

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

The World Garden at Lullingstone - Jim Buttress

Monday 1st April, doors open 7.00pm, starts at 7.30pm

5 for visitors, FREE for Members

A renowned horticulturalist and author of 'The People's Gardener', Jim will share his knowledge of the World Garden, which combines plant heritage with cutting edge horticulture

Field End Junior & Infant School, Field End Lane, Eastcote, HA4 9PQ

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/



Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

PUBLIC PLANT SALE

Saturday 20th April, from 10.00a.m.- 1.00p.m.

The first of our three popular Public Plant Sales.
There will be a fine selection of quality plants grown by our members and offered at very reasonable prices. Expect to find many old favourites as well as some unusual varieties not available in garden centres. Our friendly sales people will be there to offer advice if needed. We look forward to seeing you.

The Public Plant Sales take place at The Community Hut, which is in St. Martin's Car Park at the southern end of St Martins Approach just before its junction with the B466 Eastcote Road, Ruislip.

A percentage of the sale price is donated to Group funds to further enhance our activities and promote a better understanding of hardy plants throughout the community.

The Community Hut (Car Park), St Martins Approach Car Park, Ruislip, HA4 8BD

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/



Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

Trip to Keukenhof Tulip Festival

Wednesday 24th April 2019 - Thursday 25th April 2019

Eurostar to Amsterdam, one night in Amsterdam and a visit to the world famous flower festival. More details to be announced shortly

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/




MAY
2019

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

PUBLIC PLANT SALE

Saturday 11th May, from 10.00a.m.- 1.00p.m.

The second of our three popular Public Plant Sales.
There will be a fine selection of quality plants grown by our members and offered at very reasonable prices. Expect to find many old favourites as well as some unusual varieties not available in garden centres. Our friendly sales people will be there to offer advice if needed. We look forward to seeing you.

The Public Plant Sales take place at The Community Hut, which is in St. Martin's Car Park at the southern end of St Martins Approach just before its junction with the B466 Eastcote Road, Ruislip.

A percentage of the sale price is donated to Group funds to further enhance our activities and promote a better understanding of hardy plants throughout the community.

The Community Hut (Car Park), St Martins Approach Car Park, Ruislip, HA4 8BD

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/



Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

Auriculas - James Smallwood

Monday 13th May, doors open 7.00pm, starts at 7.30pm

5 for visitors, FREE for Members

James has been an enthusiastic grower of auriculas for over fifteen years. He will show us how to grow and care for these unusual plants

Field End Junior & Infant School, Field End Lane, Eastcote, HA4 9PQ

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/



Hardy Plant Society - Middlesex Group

Trip to Greys Court, Henley on Thames

Wednesday 15th May 2019

An opportunity to visit this 16th century National Trust House and Garden set in the rolling hills of the Chilterns. We will see the magnificent 120 year old wisteria, hopefully at its best at this time of year, as well as a series of walled gardens set among mediaeval ruins.

Entrance to the House and Gardens is free for National Trust members. Entrance is 11.70 for non members or 10.40 for a Group of more than 15, if we have enough people.

The cost of the coach is 18. Pickups from Ruislip, Ickenham and Uxbridge and, if there is sufficient demand, from Hatch End.

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/




JUNE
2019

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

Water In The Garden - Tom Cole

Monday 3rd June, doors open 7.00pm, starts at 7.30pm

Tom's talk will cover water in the garden looking at traditional and contemporary usage, including maintenance

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/



Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2019

Wednesday 5th June - Thursday 6th June 2019

Visit to the RHS show in the stunning surroundings of Chatsworth House, including an overnight stay in Bakewell. More details to be announced shortly

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/



Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

PUBLIC PLANT SALE

Saturday 8th June, from 10.00a.m.- 1.00p.m.

The third of our three popular Public Plant Sales.
There will be a fine selection of quality plants grown by our members and offered at very reasonable prices. Expect to find many old favourites as well as some unusual varieties not available in garden centres. Our friendly sales people will be there to offer advice if needed. We look forward to seeing you.

The Public Plant Sales take place at The Community Hut, which is in St. Martin's Car Park at the southern end of St Martins Approach just before its junction with the B466 Eastcote Road, Ruislip.

A percentage of the sale price is donated to Group funds to further enhance our activities and promote a better understanding of hardy plants throughout the community.

The Community Hut (Car Park), St Martins Approach Car Park, Ruislip, HA4 8BD

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/



Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

Coach Trip to David Austin Roses, Wolverhampton

Thursday 20th June 2019

Day trip to the home of English Roses. Coach 21, entrance ticket and guided tour 19.50 or entrance, guided tour and lunch 30 - tea/coffee and cake included and all get a David Austin voucher. More details to be announced shortly

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/




JULY
2019

AUGUST
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SEPTEMBER
2019

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

Acers and Improving Soil Condition - George Lockwood

Monday 2nd September, doors open 7.00pm, starts at 7.30pm

George is a passionate, organic garden who will explain the best conditions in which to grow acers

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/



Hardy Plant Society - Middlesex Group

Trip to Chartwell, Kent 2019

Wednesday 25th September 2019

A day's trip to Chartwell, the family home and garden of Sir Winston Churchill, now owned by the National Trust. Churchill drew his inspiration from Chartwell and the hillside gardens, lakes and kitchen garden reflect his love of nature and the landscape, whilst the rooms remain very much as they were.

Entrance to the House and Gardens is free for National Trust members. Entrance is 14.40 for non members to the whole property or 13 for a Group of more than 15, if we have enough people. Entrance to the garden and studio only is 7.20 or 6.50 for a Group.

The cost of the coach is 19. Pickups from Ruislip, Ickenham and Uxbridge and, if there is sufficient demand, from Hatch End.

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/




OCTOBER
2019

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

Roses and Peonies : A Marriage Made in Heaven - Val Bourne

Monday 7th October, doors open 7.00pm, starts at 7.30pm

Val is an award winning garden writer, organic gardener and Lecturer. Her talk will follow the history of peony breeding and their use as companion plants for roses

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/




NOVEMBER
2019

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

On Top but Never in Control - Professor Timothy Walker

Monday 4th November, doors open 7.00pm, starts at 7.30pm

This is the story of the successes and failures of the making of Tim's wife's one fifth of an acre garden and shows what you can do on your own in a short space of time

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/




DECEMBER
2019

Hardy Plant Society Middlesex Group

Penstemons and Summer Sun Lovers - Julie Ritchie

Monday 2nd December, doors open 7.00pm, starts at 7.30pm

Julie is from Hoo House Nursery in Gloucestershire which offers over 900 varieties of alpines and perennials

For further details or to contact us please visit our website www.hpsmiddlesex.org.uk/




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