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National HPS

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The central charity of the HPS was the original organisation founded in 19xx. More words here.

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Shropshire

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Our group meets at Bayston Hill Memorial Hall, nr Shrewsbury SY3 0DR (map)

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Variegated Plants

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The Variegated Plants Group of the HPS was formed during the late 1980s by members of the Society who had a particular interest in growing and collecting these fascinating and eye-catching plants. Although an interest in variegated plants may be thought of as specialist, there are many ways these plants can lighten and enhance our gardens and a knowledge of …

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Shade and Woodland Plants

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Members of the Shade and Woodland Plants Group are a community of gardeners with a special interest in plants adapted to grow in these conditions. Most gardens have shade, whether under trees or in areas overshadowed by walls or buildings. The ground may vary greatly from soil that is rich and moisture retentive to that which is poor and dry. …

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Ranunculaceae

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The Ranunculaceae Group, one of the newer Interest Groups in the Hardy Plant Society, was formed in 2007. Its aims are to inform, educate and enthuse about numerous ranunculids, by means of two Newsletters a year, an Annual Meeting and Zoom talks. It has just over 100 members from the UK, Europe and the USA, and has as its patrons …

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Pulmonaria

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The Group was formed in 1992 and it has grown steadily since then. We now have members from several countries. The aims of the Pulmonaria Group include: Activities Each year we aim to hold a Pulmonaria Day, which incorporates our AGM. This usually takes place in April. The venue changes each year to try and cater for members from most …

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Peony

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Peonies are among the most beautiful plants we can grow in our gardens, be they the elegant single flowered wild species, the sumptuous doubles of our June herbaceous borders, or the tree peonies celebrated in Chinese art over the centuries.   The HPS Peony Group is a specialist group of the Hardy Plant Society formed in 1987; it exists to stimulate …

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Hardy Geraniums

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The Hardy Geranium Group was formed in 1974 when interest in the plants was booming. There are now approx. 110 species and 600 cultivars in British gardens. They range in height from a few cm. to 1m. and in colour from white through pink, mauve and pale blue to deep magenta, violet and blue. There is a geranium for every site …

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Galanthus

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Membership of the HPS Galanthus Group is open to all members of the Hardy Plant Society who are interested in learning about snowdrops, growing and propagating them and by attending the events, includes the opportunity of acquiring new ones! Subscriptions are due by the 1st January each year – £5 single per year, £6 for two people at one address …

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Worcestershire

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Our 2024 Programme The group meets at: St Peter’s Baptist ChurchEden CloseWorcesterWR5 3TZ (map)

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Wiltshire and Avon

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The group meets at Wick Village Hall (map) , and Langley Burrell Village Hall (map) A number of speakers bring plants for us to buy. Also at each meeting there is a members’ plant stall – please grow a few extra plants for this. It is always good fun to have a rootle to find that special plant before or after the talk! …

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Western Counties

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The group meets at Corse and Staunton Village Hall, Gloucester Road, Corse, Gloucester, GL19 3 RQ (map) Date… Saturday..  Speaker  Title of Talk        January 6th 2024  Caroline Holmes Permission to Poison(Zoom) January 27th 2024  Lyn Miles Westcroft and its Snowdrops February 24th 2024 Timothy Walker  Can the Americans Garden? March 30th 2024 Adam Alexander The Adventures of a Seed Detective April 27th …

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West Yorkshire

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The group meets at the The Grove Centre, New St, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4BH (map) Hardy Plant Society West Yorkshire 2023/2024 programme.

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Sussex

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The group meets at Henfield Hall, Henfield West Sussex BN5 9DB (map)

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Staffordshire

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The group meets at Little Haywood Village Hall, Chilwell Avenue, Little Haywood, Stafford, ST18 0QZ  (map)

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Southern Counties

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The group meets at the Old Barn Hall, Great Bookham, KT23 3PQ. (map) Public Programme 2023 – 2024 Meetings with invited speakers The meetings are on Saturdays. The venue is accessible for those in wheelchairs and there is a loop system for the hard of hearing. We usually* open the doors at 10.00am and free tea and coffee are served. At …

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South Wales

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The group meets in the Williams Memorial Hall, Main Road, Coychurch, Bridgend CF35 5HD. (map) Alternative email: susan22lewis@yahoo.co.uk

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Somerset

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The group meets at West Monkton Village Hall, Monkton Heathfield, Nr Taunton, TA2 8NE  (map)

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Salisbury Plain Mini-Group

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The Salisbury Plain Mini-Group meets at Urchfont Village Hall, Church Lane, Urchfont, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 4QT (map) Wilts and Avon Group Officers Notes All meetings start at 2.00 pm unless otherwise stated. There will be an entrance fee of £4 for members and £5 for guests. Refreshments £1.00 2024 Programme

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Rutland

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The group meets at the Uppingham Methodist Church, Orange Street, Uppingham, LE15 9SQ (map)

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Nottingham

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Meeting Venue: St Paul’s Church Hall, Boundary Road, West Bridgford, NG2 7DB (map) Photo:Our Botanic Garden:https://photos.app.goo.gl/vHsqTaZ6PQUgyELy7 Our meeting venue:https://photos.app.goo.gl/4Yt2oayjmCu8aWSg7 Plant selling:https://photos.app.goo.gl/1MDD6g7rM5Vuu9tg9 Events programme:Sep 7th 2023 – Dr Andrew Ward ‘Success with Sand – How to grow tricky plants easily’Oct 1st 2023 – All day plant sale, Botanic Garden, Wollaton Hall and Deer Park, Nottingham NG8 2AEOct 13th 2023 – Michael …

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Northamptonshire

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The group meets at Moulton Community Centre, Sandy Hill Lane, Moulton, NN3 7AX (map)