We are a friendly, active group, meeting once a month from September to May.
Find us at Chilworth Hall, Chilworth Road, Southampton, SO16 7LD
Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start. See programme for dates. All welcome.
Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Janice Bennetts has sent this picture, and some information about this lovely autumn crocus. “The fine weather we have had this late September has been a bonus for my Crocus tournefortii, as it’s pale lilac colour petals can be easily … Continue reading
Christine Hughes has sent this picture of Gentiana Blue Silk, which they bought from Hartside Nursery in the Pennines recently. What a beauty! Thank you Christine.
I thought this was a relevant moment to post this link to an article by Vic Aspland on the main AGS website about seed cleaning. http://www.alpinegardensociety.net/pdf_files/seed/Bulletin_pg293_298.pdf Hopefully many of you will be collecting seed from your gardens now, either for … Continue reading
Mike has kindly sent pictures of plants in his garden this year – so far! As those who visited in March will know, he grows a lot of interesting plants. Mike informs us that this is a very robust … Continue reading
Tonight we had an informative talk from Trevor Wiltshire about his adventures plant-hunting in Japan. This was the night of the Award of the David Benton Rosebowl. Some excellent plants were brought along, and our speaker chose Ben Parmee’s Trillium … Continue reading
We had such a fascinating and informative talk from Kevin Hughes, I think everyone really enjoyed it and we found it inspiring! The display table looked wonderful, with an amazing array of beautiful spring plants. Kevin picked Dave Hanslow’s Trillium … Continue reading
Don’t forget that at next month’s meeting (26th March) we have the Competitive Show for the David Benton Rose Bowl. We hope lots of our members will bring plants along for us all to enjoy, so please look around your … Continue reading