“Success with Sand- How to grow tricky plants easily” by Dr Andrew Ward

In by Clare Powell

This talk, that Andrew developed in 2022, has been modified to include the ranunculaceae that he has grown successfully in his sand beds. This will include the pulsatillas which have done surprisingly well. “Are echinaceas expensive annuals for you? So many plants’ cultural instructions proclaim the virtues of a well drained soil but 25+ years of trying to improve our …

“Ranunculaceae in my Travels and Work” by John Fielding – Zoom Talk

In by Clare Powell

John Fielding, a member of our Ranunculaceae Group will be well known to many of you. He recently wrote two articles for our Newsletter, with amazing photographs, entitled ‘Ranunculaceae on Crete’, He has also co-authored the authoritative wonderfully illustrated book ‘The Flowers of Crete, covering over 800 of the plant species on that island. He is a renowned plant breeder …

AGM and Annual Lecture Day 2024

In by Clare Powell

Our next AGM and Annual Lecture Day is on July 7th 2024 at Beckford Village Hall, Main Street, Beckford, Tewkesbury, Worcestershire GL20 7AA. The AGM starts at 10 am and that will be followed by our speaker, Julian Sutton who will talk about the structure and properties of double forms of Ranunculaceae. The aim is to have an interactive session …

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Ranunculaceae

In by HPS-Editor

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 …