FOBS Meetings 2017

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

Date Time Title Speaker
Tuesday January 24 10.00am Horticulture & Landscape Design: Education for the Future Profs N. Dunnett & J. Hitchmough
Tuesday February 28 10.00am Plants in the landscape of China and an orchid garden in Canton Josepha Richards
Monday March 13 7.15pm Growing vegetables organically Rob Smith
Tuesday March 28 10.00am Hepaticas and Cyclamen Diane Clement
Sunday April 2 10.30am Special Sunday lecture - New Trees and the Future John Grimshaw, Yorkshire Arboretum
Monday April 10 7.15pm A world of ferns Neil Timms
Tuesday April 25 10.00am Derby Arboretum Mick McNaught
Monday May 8 7.15pm Wild plants of the Porter Valley Ken Balkow
Tuesday May 23 10.00am Re-seeding the Peat Moors Project Matthew Scott-Campbell
Monday 12 June 7.15pm Evolution and floral diversity Prof Beverley Glover
Tuesday 27 June 10.00am Plans for Sheffield Parks & Countryside Lisa Firth
Monday 10 July 7.15pm The weird and wonderful world of climbing plants Ken Thompson
Tuesday 25 July 10.00am Curator's tour of Sheffield Botanical Gardens Ian Turner
Tuesday 22 August 10.00am Plants given an Award of Garden Merit Don Witton
Sunday 10 September 2pm Special Sunday lecture - Robert Marnock and the Creation of the Sheffield Botanical Gardens as part of the Heritage Open Days Dr Jan Woudstra
Monday 11 September 7.15pm Sheffield Botanical Gardens - update and future plans Ian Turner
Tuesday 26 September 10.00am Mushrooms and toadstools Patrick Harding
Sunday 1 October 2pm Special Sunday lecture - In Conversation with BBC's Instant Gardener, Danny Clarke Danny Clarke
Monday 9 October 7.15pm Chatsworth to Chelsea and back Steve Porter
Tuesday 24 October 10.00am Plants first! Designing with plants Sarah Price
Monday 6 November 7.15pm FOBS AGM and Elections
Tuesday 28 November 10.00am Flowers and gardens of the Canary Islands Hilary Hutson