Hardy Plant Society (Middlesex Group)

Programme of Speakers 2020

Here is our Programme of Speakers for 2020. Find more information about Where We Meet.

January No Meeting  
Monday 3rd February

2020 AGM and Social Evening

Speaker: Paul Richardson, Hillingdon Green Spaces and Hillingdon in Bloom

Monday 2nd March

Darren Rudge: ‘Teabags, Bras and Tights’

Known as “the Laughing Gardener”, with a novel and inspirational approach to gardening issues and problems from over 30 years’ experience in horticulture. He is a BBC garden broadcaster and radio presenter and a multi-award winning garden designer.

  Meetings and trips cancelled due to COVID 19  
Monday 5th October

Bob Brown: ‘Plants Grow in Dirt’

Bob spends much of his time going around the world looking for new things to bring back to his own nursery Cotswold Garden Flowers. He will bring and share with us his incredible knowledge on plants and also some of his own plants for sale.

Monday 2nd November

David Hurrion: ‘The World of Plants in Our Back Gardens’

David is a trained teacher, an Associate Editor for BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, an expert commentator and extensive plant discoverer.

Monday 7th December

Val Bourne: ‘Roses and Peonies’: A Marriage Made in Heaven

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.