2017

2017:

JANUARY 13

AGM + ‘Behind the Scenes at Harrogate Flower Shows’
Nick Smith, Shows Director

FEBRUARY 10

‘Natural, unnatural & fashionable gardening’
Peter Williams, Plantsman

MARCH 10

‘My Famous Women Gardeners’
Howard Drury, ex Ashwood Nursery

APRIL 14

‘The Gardens at Wynyard Hall – Roses, but not as we know them’  
Alistair Baldwin, Landscape designer

APRIL 22 (Saturday)

Garden visit: Alan & Lesley Wilson, 310, Bradford Rd, Otley LS21 3LT
2.00pm

MAY 6 (Saturday)

‘The Magic of Plants’
Conference – Leeds Beckett Park
Full day

MAY 12

Spring Plant Auction

MAY 19

Garden visit: Ann Stark – Woodlands Cottage, Summerbridge HG34BT
7.00pm

JUNE 17 (Saturday)

Ilkley Gardens Open for HPS Diamond Anniversary
Five very different members’ gardens spread about the famous Yorkshire spa town, planted for year-round interest. Maps available at 16 Victoria Avenue, LS29 9BL (approaching from west) or 1A The Drive, LS29 8AY (approaching from east). £5 including refreshments. Plants for Sale.
1.00pm – 5.00pm

Here is a full national list of the HPS Jubilee Open Gardens!

JUNE 24 (Saturday)

Coach Trip
Full day

JULY 1-5 (Saturday to Wednesday)

Holiday to Somerset
staying at Bridgewater College

JULY 12 (Wednesday)

Garden visit: Tim Gittens & Malcolm Simms’ garden at Hillbark, Church Lane, Bardsey, Leeds LS17 9DH
This is the last year this garden will be open.
Arrive from 6.45pm – introductory talk at 7.00pm.

AUGUST 11

Private tour Harlow Carr with Nigel Eaton
7.00pm

SEPTEMBER 8

‘Tulips in the Wild and in Cultivation’
Dr John Page from Solihull

OCTOBER 13

Autumn Plant Auction

NOVEMBER 10

‘Alan Bloom’
Jaime Blake from Bressingham Gardens

DECEMBER 8

Christmas Social

All events are held on Fridays at 7.30 except where shown