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Maggi Young:

Himalayan Weekend - Lockerbie  22-23 June 2019 - SRGC 3rd David Boyd Event

Enthusiasts of  Himalayan plants and flowers are invited to gather in the border town of Lockerbie  22nd- 23rd June 2019, to take  part in the  3rd SRGC Event  in  memory  of the late plantsman, David Boyd.

All Welcome!! A contribution of  £5 per day is payable at the  event to offset expenses.

There will be talks,  a meeting of the  RHS Joint Rock Garden Plant  Committee, plant sales and  garden visits - all details  below. 

The event is organised  by the  SRGC in partnership with the  Meconopsis Group, RBGE, The Caley (RCHS) and the  Scottish Rhododendron Society. 

Main events will be in the  Lockerbie Town Hall, High Street, Lockerbie DG11 2ES

Tea, coffee, biscuits and cakes will be on sale, but you are asked to bring your own picnic lunch.

 pdf with all details to  download :  Himalayan Day SRGC 2019.pdf (172.68 kB - downloaded 139 times.)

Link from Visit  Scotland  website   for different  accommodation choices  in Lockerbie and  vicinity :

Primula sherriffiae in the wild - photo Sonam Wangchan

Maggi Young:
Only £5  per  day to attend this  exciting event  in Lockerbie.  All Welcome!
This  notice  is  from the  RHS  journal, The  Garden ....

Maggi Young:
Programme  timetable for the Himalayan Weekend

Hall open from 9.00am
Speakers on Saturday
10am David Knott (R.B.G. Edinburgh and The Caley) ‘The Himalayas’
11am Willie Campbell (The Scottish Rhododendron Society) and David Chamberlain (The Scottish Rhododendron Society) ‘Rhododendrons in the Wild’
2pm Margaret Thorne (Meconopsis Group) ‘Meconopsis in the Wild’
3pm onwards ............Garden Visits

Hall open from 9.00am
Speakers on Sunday
10am Tim Lever (Aberconwy Nursery) ‘High Himalayan Alpines in the Wild’
11am Ian Christie (The Scottish Rock Garden Club) Meconopsis, Ericaceae and Cypripediums in the wild and how to grow them.
2pm Mike Thornley (Glenarn Garden and The Gardens of Argyll) ‘On the wild side; growing Rhododendrons in Scotland’
3pm onwards .........Garden Visits

Pennine Wanderer:
RE: loss  of  Tim Roberts  Talk

Oh dear that was the one talk that I was looking forward to.

Maggi Young:
All welcome  to attend this  weekend event - no need to be  an SRGC member, or to  book in advance.


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