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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 - more details : see 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.

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Link from Visit  Scotland  website   for different  accommodation choices  in Lockerbie and  vicinity :
https://www.visitscotland.com/info/accommodation/search-results?prodtypes=acco&loc=Lockerbie&locplace=3351&locprox=1&areaproxdist=10&stay=&endDate=&r1a=2&r1children=0&r1infants=0&r1c=0&avail=off

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Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

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A reminder  of a  spectacular weekend  in prospect :

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, displays, plant sales and  garden visits.

Speakers  on  Saturday -

David  Knott  (RBG Edinburgh)  - 'The  Himalayas'

Willie  Campbell (Doune) and  John Roy (Ballachulish) - 'Rhododendrons in the wild'

Margaret  Thorne (Blyth Bridge) - 'Meconopsis in the  wild'

Speakers on Sunday -

Tim Lever (Aberconwy) - 'High Himalayan alpines  in the  wild.

Ian Christie (Kirriemuir) - Meconopsis, Ericaceae and  Cypripediums in the wild  and  how to grwo them'

Mike  Thornley (Glenarn) - 'Argyll gardens and the  history  of the  Rhododendron'

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.
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Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

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