FOBS Meetings 2018

Lecture meetings will be held in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre in the Botanical Gardens, near the South Lodge.
Enquiries - email: FOBS Committee

Date Time Title Speaker
Tuesday January 23 10.30am House Plant Resurgeance Neil Grant

Tuesday March 6th - RESCHEDULED

10.30am Plants, Travel and Change in SW China Ed Shaw
Monday March 12 7.15pm A Chelsea Flower Show Story - the Modern Slavery Garden (SPECIAL) Juliet Sargeant
Tuesday March 27 10.30am Primulas and Auriculas Ingrid and John Millington

Sunday April 8
Late Addition


"Growth: a geeky gardener's guide"

Dr Alice Baillie

Monday April 9 7.15pm Fuschias and Other Favourites Ron Mawer, Roanne Nursery
Monday April 16 7.15pm Shadow Woods - a Search for Lost Landscapes (SPECIAL) Ian Rotherham
Tuesday April 24 10.30am Trees: What Have They Ever Done for Us Peter Thomas
Friday May 11 10.30am Behind the scenes at the Royal Horticultural Society (SPECIAL) Sue Biggs
Monday May 14 7.15pm Soil Degradation - An Unfolding Global Disaster Duncan Cameron
Tuesday May 22 10.30am The Weird World of Plant Galls Tom Higginbottom
Monday June 11 7.15pm Concrete & Cream Teas, a Devon Garden Odyssey Ken Thompson
Tuesday June 26 10.30am Pictorial Meadows Sue France
Monday July 9 7.15pm Echium World: In the Land of the Giants Linda Heywood
Tuesday July 24 10.30am Renishaw Gardens through the Eyes of a Designer Lee Bestall
Tuesday August 28 10.30am Agapanthus, Tulbaghia, Nerines & Dierama Steve Hickman
Monday September 10 7.15pm Trentham Gardens Nigel Dunnett
Friday September 21 7.15pm Women, Men and Gardening (SPECIAL) Noel Kingsbury
Tuesday September 25 10.30am Man of the Trees, Richard St. Barbe Baker, Environmentalist Camilla Allen
Monday October 8 7.15pm Astounding Asteraceae Andrew Ward
Tuesday October 23 10.30am Land Snails & Slugs of the Sheffield Area Bob Clinging
Tuesday November 27 10.30am A Labour of Love: 40 Years at Potterton's Nursery Rob Potterton