Peter was former Principal lecturer at York St John Univerity. Rununculaceae is a family of over 2000 known species of flowering plants of 43 genera' distributed world wide. The carpet genera are Ranunculus Delphinium, Thalictruim, Clematis & Aconitum. I am told it's the Buttercup plant.
Talk Pruning & Training
A welcome return to Michael Myers who this evening will show us how to prune our plants.
Talk Confessions of a Plantaholic
Born In Transylvania & fortunate to grow up in a Botanical Garden, Razvan developed a passion for plants. He has a BSc degree in Horticulture & did a 2 year Master of Science course at his home university in Cluj. After working for 2 years in the 300 year old Herbarium in the Botanical Garden in Cluj, he started working as a freelance gardener in both Romania & now also in the UK.
Talk Under Glass: The Coming of the Greenhouse
A very warm welcome to Marilyn who will tell us of the technical innovation of cloches to greenhouses & how it has enabled the gardener to grow & showcase 'exotics' from all corners of the world.
Talk The Answer Lies in the Soil
Prof. Alastair Fitter
A very warm welcome return to Alastair Fitter. a distinguished plant ecologist specializing in phenology, a study of how plants & animal life are influenced by variations in climate.
Talk Plants & Medicines
Please give a warm welcome to Sarah, who is an experienced education professional, skilled in plant science, soil science, plant identification, landscaping, sustainability & garden design.
Talk Confessions From a Norwegian Gardener
Tommy is a photographer, writer, broadcaster & Editor-in-Chief of Hagedrom - Norway's newest gardening magazine. He runs a small nursery & open garden outside Oslo, has written 4 gardening books & translates gardening books into Norwegian.
Nidderdale Hardy Planters
We will be hosting a plant auction.
A welcome return visit for Don from Sheffield where he holds a National Collection of Euphorbias on his allotment. An enthusiastic & excellent speaker on many horticultural topics.