FOBS Meetings 2014

All lecture meetings are held in the Demonstration Centre Classroom near the South Lodge unless otherwise stated
Visitors are welcome - 3 per person
Enquiries - please contact Janet Grahame (0114) 236 0293 or email: FOBS Committee

Date Time Title Speaker
Tuesday January 28 10.00am Cacti & Succulents
Mike Thewles
Janet Gears
Tuesday February 25 10.00am Growing vegetables in Sheffield Shirley Foster
Monday March 10 7.15pm Wild life in your pond: well balanced planting to enhance the habitat Linda Smith
Tuesday March 25 10.00am Agapanthus Steve Hickman
Monday April 14 7.15pm Sir Joseph Paxton's work at Chatsworth and his continuing heritage Steve Porter
Tuesday April 22 10.00am Plants behaving badly Ken Thompson
Monday May 12 7.15pm The lost Fens Ian Rotherham
Tuesday May 27 10.00am A rain garden and wildlife garden at the Palace Nigel Dunnett
Monday 9 June 7.15pm Bring your camera! Practical photography in the Gardens Tony Marshall
Tuesday 24 June 10.00am Plant hunting in the Himalaya for Sheffield Botanical Gardens
This meeting is for FOBS members by invitation only
Chris Chadwell
Monday 14 July 7.15pm Garden Tour - Valuable shrubs for year-round interest SBG Curator Ian Turner
Tuesday 22 July 10.00am SBG History Tour Alison Hunter
Tuesday 26 August 10.00am The Healing Garden Sue Minter
Monday 8 September 7.15pm Latest developments in the Gardens SBG Curator Ian Turner
Tuesday 23 September 10.00am Keep fit and carry on gardening Kathyrn Cassidy
Monday 13 October 7.15pm Kerracher Trish Kohn
Tuesday 28 October 10.00am Winter survival kit Don Witton
Monday 10 November 7.15pm FOBS AGM and Elections
Tuesday 25 November 10.00am Heucheras, Heucherellas & Tiarellas Plantagogo Nursery