FOBS Meetings 2015

Please note: Lecture meetings are usually held in the Demonstration Centre Classroom near the South Lodge - however the venue will change once building work on the new Education Centre begins. Check this website for updates.
Visitors are welcome - 3 per person
Plants will be offered for sale at most lecture meetings in 2015
Enquiries - please contact Janet Grahame (0114) 236 0293 or email: FOBS Committee

Date Time Title Speaker
Tuesday January 27 10.00am Sarcococca: The National Collection at the Sheffield Botanical Gardens John Stirling
Ian Turner
Tuesday February 24 10.00am Bees Charles Austin
Monday March 9 7.15pm New Zealand Trees Jerry Gunton
Tuesday March 24 10.00am A Cuttings Garden Rachel Petheram
Monday April 13 7.15pm Renishaw Hall Gardens David Kesteven
Tuesday April 21 10.00am Allotment Gardening Mike Davey
Monday May 11 7.15pm Garden Centre Update Neil Grant
Tuesday May 26 10.00am Genetics of plants Andrew Fleming
Monday 8 June 7.15pm (1)Ladybirds & (2)Pollination (1) Paul Mabbott
(2) Ken Thompson
Tuesday 30 June 10.00am The Plants Hunters Patrick Harding
Monday 13 July 7.15pm Garden Tour - Trees of the Sheffield Botanical Gardens SBG Curator Ian Turner
Tuesday 21 July 10.00am Patio Panache Hilary Hutson
Tuesday 25 August 10.00am Herbaceous perennials & borders Don Witton
Monday 7 September 7.15pm Latest developments in the Gardens SBG Curator Ian Turner
Tuesday 22 September 10.00am Seeds & Seed Banks Ken Thompson
Monday 12 October 7.15pm Tulips in the wild and in cultivation John Page
Tuesday 27 October 10.00am Rethinking the flora of South Africa for a climate change Britain James Hitchmough
Monday 9 November 7.15pm FOBS AGM and Elections
Tuesday 24 November 10.00am The Chatsworth Glasshouses: growing plants for the House & decoration at Christmas Faye Steer