Cambs and Bedfordshire Hardy Plant Society.

Programme for 2019.



Date Speaker  Talk Comments
Saturday 5th   January 2019. Simon White ‘Highlights of Chelsea and Hampton Court’ Manager of Peter Beales Roses. Plants for sale.
Saturday 9th February 2019.

Please note this is the 2nd Saturday of the month!!!!

Doug Brown ‘From flower to jar – The magic of the Honey Bee’ Local Beekeeper and new Speaker to our Group.  Plants for Sale from Swines Meadow Farm Nursery.
Saturday 2nd  March 2019. Neil Timm ‘World of Ferns’ Nursery Owner and Plants for sale.
Saturday 6th April 2019. Val Bourne ‘Spring Cottage Gardening with the Dearly Beloved’ Garden writer and broadcaster.  Plants for sale from Swines Meadow Farm Nursery.
Saturday 7th  September 2019. Andrew Mikolaisi ‘The Garden of York Gate’ Author of numerous books and a well known lecturer.
Saturday 5th October 2019. John Armand ‘Unusual bulbs and how they get to your garden’ Managing Director of Jacques Amand.  Bulbs for sale.
Saturday 2nd November 2019. Russell Bowes ‘Say it with poison – Stories of murders from The Herbaceous Borders’  Garden Historian and Lecturer (PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE THE  GROUP AGM PRIOR TO THE TALK).  
Saturday 7th   December 2019. Richard Gant ‘The History, Plants and Features of Madingley Hall Gardens’  Head Gardener Madingley Hall.  Followed by Christmas Tea.


Visits during 2019 are published below.

All meetings are held at the The Weatherley Centre, Eagle Farm Road, Biggleswade, Beds SG188JH commencing at 2.00p.m.  Visitors are welcome to all meetings, a small charge is applied.


Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire Hardy Plant Society Outings and Plant Sales 2019.

Sunday 12th May 2019. Annual Plant Sale held at The Weatherley Centre, Eagle Farm Road, Biggleswade, Beds SG188JH commencing at 10.00am and closing at 2.00p.m.  All welcome, free entry and refreshments will also be available.  PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE.

Tuesday 4th June to Thursday 6th June 2019.  Three day residential trip to the gardens of Kent.  This is a coach outstanding and the group will be staying at The Dog and Bear Hotel in Lenham.

Thursday 11th July 2019.  Day trip by coach to Mortons Nursery and Ellicar Gardens.  Lunch and refreshments included.

Sunday 1st September 2019.  Day trip by coach to Adwell Gardens and Plant Fair near Thame, Oxon.

Booking for all of these trips are currently being taken. They are proving very popular.  Full details at our next meeting in January 2019.