We hope you have enjoyed the SRGC Forum. You can make a Paypal donation to the SRGC by clicking the above button

Author Topic: SRGC Local Group Programmes and News 2022- 2023  (Read 1317 times)

Maggi Young

  • Forum Dogsbody
  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 44703
  • Country: scotland
  • "There's often a clue"
    • International Rock Gardener e-magazine
SRGC Local Group Programmes and News 2022- 2023
« on: September 06, 2022, 06:08:38 PM »
Perthshire Rock Garden Club 2022-2023 Programme

Tuesday 6th September 2022 – “A Scots Plant Collector in China” Join us this evening for our first “in person” group meeting of the autumn season.   Leonie Paterson, Archivist at RBGE will be uncovering the life and work of the legendary plant hunter George Forrest.  We return to the North Inch Community Campus, Gowans Terrace, Perth, PH1 5BF at 7.30pm in the Assembly Room.  £2 entry fee includes you in our plant raffle.  We look forward to seeing you.
« Last Edit: September 16, 2022, 02:12:53 PM by Maggi Young »
Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

Editor: International Rock Gardener e-magazine

Maggi Young

  • Forum Dogsbody
  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 44703
  • Country: scotland
  • "There's often a clue"
    • International Rock Gardener e-magazine
SRGC Local Group Programmes and News 2022- 2023
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2022, 12:43:09 PM »
WEST OF SCOTLAND ROCK GARDEN CLUB

Meetings Secretary:
Jackie Thomlinson 143 Clober Road Milngavie Glasgow G62 7LS
Tel 0141 956 6216     Email   jackiet16@hotmail.com

PROGRAMME 2022/23
Meetings will be held in Baljaffray Parish Church Hall,
Grampian Way, Bearsden, G61 4RN at 7.30pm (doors open 7pm)

2022  Saturday 1 October
SRGC Autumn Show 11.30am-3.30pm (Plant stalls open 10am)

Monday 10 October
Sikkim Adventure
Richard Green, Balfron Station

Saturday 12 November
SRGC AGM at 10.30am, Burnside Hall, Scone
Details in July 2022 Dryas

Monday 14 November
A Lifetime in Alpines
Elspeth Mackintosh, Edinburgh

Monday 12 December
Group AGM and Members’ Night


2023 Monday 16 January
Creating an Alpine Haven
Cliff Booker, Lancashire

Monday 13 February
Orchids, Amaryllids and Irids of the Southern Andes
Martin Sheader, Hampshire

*Monday 13 March*
DEAN MEMORIAL LECTURE
Mediterranean Bulbs in the Wild and in Cultivation
David Millward, East Linton    (WEST OF SCOTLAND RGC PLANTS FOR SALE)

Monday 3 April
Stan’s Erratic Journey through the Worlds of Plant and Wildlife
Stan da Prato, Tranent

Saturday 29 April
SRGC Glasgow Show, 11.30am-3.30pm, Baljaffray Parish Church Hall

The church hall will be open for those who wish to attend Meetings. However, these talks will be available on Zoom both at home and on a screen in the hall. The talk on 13 March will be a “hybrid” with the speaker in the hall as well as on Zoom.

 All welcome.

« Last Edit: September 08, 2022, 09:49:04 PM by Maggi Young »
Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

Editor: International Rock Gardener e-magazine

Maggi Young

  • Forum Dogsbody
  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 44703
  • Country: scotland
  • "There's often a clue"
    • International Rock Gardener e-magazine
Re: SRGC Local Group Programmes and News 2022- 2023
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2022, 02:17:28 PM »
From the South West Scotland  SRGC Group:
Please note  a new venue, the Gordon Memorial Hall in Castle Douglas.  The new hall is a great meeting place for the group and  the first meeting in 2 and a half years took place last night and was very well attended - almost 40 in the audience, so that is promising.
Carolyn McHale

SW SCOTLAND
 ROCK GARDEN GROUP

Affiliated to
Scottish Rock Garden Club

PROGRAMME
2022-2023

Meetings are held in the
Gordon Memorial Hall
 Castle Douglas

 Doors open 7.00 for 7.30 pm
  ALL WELCOME

2022
Thursday 15th September
Kevin Hughes
Developments at Cally Garden, Gatehouse of Fleet

Thursday 20th October
Julian & Theodora Stanning
Landscapes & Plants of Patagonia

Thursday 17th November
Richard Green
Sikkim Expedition 2022

Thursday 15th December
Richard Baines
RBGE Logan
Plant Exploration in Vietnam


2023
19th January2023
AGM

Thursday 16th February
John Mitchell
RBGE
Before & After Lockdown
New Zealand & the Czech Republic

Thursday 16th March
To be confirmed

Thursday 20th April
To be confirmed



« Last Edit: September 23, 2022, 01:43:36 PM by Maggi Young »
Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

Editor: International Rock Gardener e-magazine

Maggi Young

  • Forum Dogsbody
  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 44703
  • Country: scotland
  • "There's often a clue"
    • International Rock Gardener e-magazine
Re: SRGC Local Group Programmes and News 2022- 2023
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2022, 04:46:28 PM »
All events notified  so far can be seen in the Consolidated Programme, here:   
 https://www.srgc.net/additionalpages.asp?addpagename=who-are-groups

 The Aberdeen Group will hold meetings  at the Rubislaw Church Centre, Fointainhall Road, Aberdeen  on the  following dates :   Frazer Henderson talk is 27th September ( Tuesday) at 7.30pm  - Frazer will talk on The Mascarene archipelago: face to face with the world’s rarest wild plant .
 
Further talks will be held on the following dates

25th October 7.30pm Pindos Mountains(Northern Greece) - Mike Hopkins
29th November 7.30pm AGM + Plant Personalities - Nick Boss
31st January 2.00pm Bonsai - Douglas Kerr
28th February 2.00pm Sardinia -Michael Almond


Edit to add subjects/speakers  27/09/22

« Last Edit: September 27, 2022, 05:37:28 PM by Maggi Young »
Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

Editor: International Rock Gardener e-magazine

Maggi Young

  • Forum Dogsbody
  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 44703
  • Country: scotland
  • "There's often a clue"
    • International Rock Gardener e-magazine
Re: SRGC Local Group Programmes and News 2022- 2023
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2022, 05:56:16 PM »
2022-2023 Programme of the Edinburgh and Lothians Rock Garden Group

Edinburgh and Lothians Rock Garden Group
Dear Members,
We are delighted to be able to reinstate the lecture programme for 2022-23 here at the RBGE. We have introduced an earlier start time of 3pm for our November, December and January meetings and hope this will encourage members to make it along during those colder, darker months. In addition to the change of time our November meeting we also have a change of venue to The Botanics Cottage. All of these are highlighted on the programme below and please let us know if you see these as a good or bad thing! If we don’t know we can’t improve!
We have a wide range of inspiring topics to look forward to from far flung travels to garden creation and renovation and the at look back at Elspeth’s stellar work here at RBGE after retiring last year.  It has been a difficult 2 years for everyone with not being able to meet friends and family and visit gardens and since Covid has not gone away we will set the room up with more distance between seats and have additional airflow where possible for people that are still concerned about indoor events. We hope as many of you as possible will return to our meetings as without participating members we will struggle to maintain the events and programmes in the longer term. Suggestions for additions and improvements are always welcome!
It was great to see SRGC shows back this year and there are still a couple of events in the autumn to look forward to as well. Though the Discussion Weekend will not take place this year, which is a great shame the club will hold an Autumn show in Glasgow on the 1st October and another at Hexham on the 8th October so we can still catch up with friends and see some lovely autumn Alpines.
After many years as convenor, I think that it is right time to hand over the reins to someone new and I have managed to pressgang Scott Cook to take over as convenor and I would like to wish him well for the future.
I look forward to seeing you all in September and enjoy the rest of the summer.
Kind regards,
John
 
Edinburgh & Lothian’s Rock Garden Group
Affiliated to the Scottish Rock Garden Club

 
EVENING MEETING PROGRAMME
2022 – 2023
Meetings will be held in the Conference Room,
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (Entrance from Inverleith Row) Entry charge for meeting is £2 Doors open 7.00 for 7.30 pm unless otherwise mentioned below Guests and visitors welcome
www.srgc.net
 
 
EDINBURGH & LOTHIANS ROCK GARDEN GROUP
CONVENOR        John Mitchell
RBGE, 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR j.mitchell@rbge.org.uk
SECRETARY
 
TREASURER        Peter Moore
peter.j.moore12@btinternet.com
 
Glasgow Autumn (in place of discussion weekend) October 1st 2022
Hexham Autumn October 8th 2022 Kendal March 18th 2023
Stirling (in Dunblane) March 25th 2023 Hexham April 1st 2023
Edinburgh April 15th 2023 Perth April 22nd 2023 Glasgow April 29th 2023 Aberdeen May 13th 2023 Hexham October 7th 2023

Dates for Highland and Discussion Weekend have not yet been confirmed.
 
13th September 7.30pm 2022
Launching a Horticultural Career
Aaron Marshall
My parents bought their house in 2008 and an extensive renovation was required, including the garden. It is constantly evolving and with a notable Snowdrop collection opens reguarly under Scotland’s Garden Scheme. This experience led to me studying the Horticulture with Plantsmanship BSc here at RBGE before gaining further experience at NTS Branklyn Gardens.
Coming from RHS Harlow Carr’s alpine department, I am the newest member of the Alpine department at RBGE.
 
 
11th October 7.30pm 2022
European Alpines in nature – a new look
Jim Jermyn
Jim needs no introduction. A well-kent plantsman, author, nurseryman, lecturer and now Property Manager at Branklyn, Jim will speak on one of his many passions.

8th November 3.00 pm 2022
To be held in Botanics Cottage at 3.00pm
21 years in Horticulture.
 Graham Gunn
Having worked in horticulture for over 20 years Graham will be talking about what led him into horticulture, what a good career choice it is and he will talk about his experience as manager at Kevock garden.
 
 
13th December 3.00pm 2022
Members Day
Talks to be confirmed- Volunteers welcomed!
 

10th January 3.00pm 2023
Annual General Meeting
Photographic Competition Two classes:

    Plants in the wild or garden
    Landscapes 

Entries can be submitted in digital, slide film or print formats to David Millward at dmillward6@aol.com
(Wine and nibbles)

 
14th February 7.30pm 2023
Travels in Armenia
Harry Jans.
Is a passionate plant explorer and rock gardener for more than 40 years. In 2014, he received the prestigious Alpine Garden Society (AGS) Lyttel Trophy; Harry is regular lecturer at conferences and study weekends in many countries throughout the world and has written many articles on various plant subjects.


14th March 7.30pm 2023
A Lifetime in Alpines
Elspeth MackIntosh
Elspeth  worked at the RBGE for over 30 years. She at first worked in the Rock and Woodland section but developed a passion for alpines and moved to, and remained in the Alpine Department for her entire career. Elspeth was responsible for the whole Alpine section, including the public display areas, the collections in the back-up area and propagation of Alpines.


11th April 7.30pm 2023
Before and After Lockdown
John Mitchell
John Mitchell is supervisor of the Alpine Department and has travelled extensively around the world. His talk will start with a tour of NZ just before lockdown then a visit to Germany and Czech Republic just after restrictions were lifted looking at private and Botanic Gardens

 
« Last Edit: September 26, 2022, 06:03:55 PM by Maggi Young »
Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

Editor: International Rock Gardener e-magazine

Maggi Young

  • Forum Dogsbody
  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 44703
  • Country: scotland
  • "There's often a clue"
    • International Rock Gardener e-magazine
Re: SRGC Local Group Programmes and News 2022- 2023
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2022, 07:50:25 PM »
Perthshire Rock Garden Club 2022-2023 Programme
Tuesday 4th October 2022 – “Siberian Iris, a Plant’s Story” Join us this evening for the second of this season's group meetings.  Pam Ferns, who for many years has taken care of local National Collections of ‘Sibs’, will introduce us to her passion.  Pam is also an accomplished botanical artist and will be bringing examples of her work and plants for sale.  We return to the North Inch Community Campus, Gowans Terrace, Perth, PH1 5BF at 7.30pm in the Assembly Room.  £2 entry fee includes you in our plant raffle.  We look forward to seeing you.
Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

Editor: International Rock Gardener e-magazine

Maggi Young

  • Forum Dogsbody
  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 44703
  • Country: scotland
  • "There's often a clue"
    • International Rock Gardener e-magazine
Re: SRGC Local Group Programmes and News 2022- 2023
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2022, 05:25:14 PM »
PERTHSHIRE SRGC GROUP - note from Cathy Caudwell ....

Just an early reminder of our November meeting.  See change below.  We will look forward to hearing from Frazer about his travels in central Asia, it is always a pleasure to learn about such a rarely visited part of the world with an exceptional flora.

Tuesday 1st November 2022 at 7.30 pm
Frazer Henderson (Edinburgh Group)
 “Eastern Kyrgyzstan: in Search of Wild Tulips”


Please note that this is a change to our timetabled talk, as Stella Rankin is unable to come on this occasion.

Venue, the Assembly Room, North Inch Community Campus, Gowan's Terrace, Perth, PH1 5BF

It is at 7.30 pm.

Plant raffles as usual!

Best wishes

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

Editor: International Rock Gardener e-magazine

Maggi Young

  • Forum Dogsbody
  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 44703
  • Country: scotland
  • "There's often a clue"
    • International Rock Gardener e-magazine
Re: SRGC Local Group Programmes and News 2022- 2023
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2023, 05:38:19 PM »
The latest SRGC Show Schedules are available  - click here!

SRGC Show dates 2023

[ Guests cannot view attachments ]

Please note that the Glasgow Show will be a week earlier than usual
in order to avoid a clash with the 4th Czech International Rock Garden Conference
which is being held 5-9th May 2023.

There will be no shows in Stirling/Dunblane or Nairn

 N. B. Discussion Weekend is 13-15 Oct

 N. B. AGM 11 Nov
Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

Editor: International Rock Gardener e-magazine

 


Scottish Rock Garden Club is a Charity registered with Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR): SC000942
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal