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2023 Discussion Weekend
« on: March 04, 2023, 07:18:25 PM »
All details here:  https://www.srgc.net/add-event-20231013-DWE.asp

Discussion Weekend
Friday 13 - Sunday 15 October 2023)
Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey


This very popular weekend event is back, including a weekend of informative talks, a Plant Show and Plant Nurseries selling a variety of plants in the stunning setting of the Scottish Highlands. 

PROGRAMME

FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER
14.00 Arrival, and Show open for exhibitors' staging of plants.
         Dinner
20.00 Scott Cook: "Bulbs at RBGE" 

SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER
Morning Guided walks in the morning as usual.
    Lunch
13.45 Adrian Cooper The Harold Esslemont Lecture: "Subject TBA"
14.45 Ian Christie "Scottish Native Plants" 
16.15 Geir MOEN "Propagation and Cultivation of Alpines" 
     Grand Dinner with Raffle and Auction

SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER
09.30 Geir MOEN The William Buchanan Lecture: "European Treasures"
11.00 Ian Christie "Growing Alpines"
     Lunch
13.30 Scott Cook "Alpines Plants at RBGE and Other Gardens"
14.30 Mike Dale "A North of Scotland Plant Trail"
16.00 Closing words followed by Tea and buscuits

Booking:
Please give details of your dates and room type in the booking form. If you need extra nights, we will book these for you. Extra nights are to be settled by you with the hotel on checking out.

Please send the booking form together with the appropriate remittance, made payable to "Perthshire RGC Discussion Weekend", to the Registration Secretary. If you want to pay by bank transfer, ask and she will send you the details.

Registration Secretary:
Julia CORDEN, 13 Butchers Lane, East Dean, West Sussex, PO18 0JF julia.corden@icloud.com

Terms and conditions:
Your booking form and remittance must be received no later than 31st August 2023. Cancellations: No refunds will be given for cancellations made after 31st August 2023.
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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2023, 01:17:54 PM »
Time is running out to book for this!!
Discussion Weekend
Friday 13 - Sunday 15 October 2023
Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey

This very popular weekend event is back, including a weekend of informative talks, a Plant Show and Plant Nurseries selling a variety of plants in the stunning setting of the Scottish Highlands. 

PROGRAMME

FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER
14.00 Arrival, and Show open for exhibitors' staging of plants.
         Dinner
20.00 Scott Cook: "Bulbs at RBGE" 

SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER
Morning Guided walks in the morning as usual.
    Lunch
13.45 Adrian Cooper The Harold Esslemont Lecture: "A Plantsman's Garden"
14.45 Ian Christie "Scottish Native Plants" 
16.15 Geir Moen "Propagation and Cultivation of Alpines" 
     Grand Dinner with Raffle and Auction

SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER
09.30 Geir Moen The William Buchanan Lecture: "European Treasures"
11.00 Ian Christie "Growing Alpines"
     Lunch
13.30 Scott Cook "Alpines Plants at RBGE and Other Gardens"
14.30 Mike Dale "A North of Scotland Plant Trail"
16.00 Closing words followed by Tea and biscuits

Booking:
Please give details of your dates and room type in the booking form. If you need extra nights, we will book these for you. Extra nights are to be settled by you with the hotel on checking out.

Please send the booking form together with the appropriate remittance, made payable to "Perthshire RGC Discussion Weekend", to the Registration Secretary (see contact details below). If you want to pay by bank transfer, ask and she will send you the details.

The booking form was printed as the last page of the January 2023 Dryas newsletter, but a pdf of the booking form can also be downloaded here. https://www.srgc.net/documents/DWE23-booking.pdf

First-time attendees:
An annual bursary is offered to one member of the SRGC who has never been to a discussion weekend, covering the cost of the weekend. All other expenses such as travel or extra nights at the hotel must be met by the recipient. Members should ask their Group Convenor to nominate them, or make their submissions directly to the Registration Secretary as soon as possible.  A draw will take place to select one the lucky recipient on 8 July 2023.

Registration Secretary:
Julia CORDEN, 13 Butchers Lane, East Dean, West Sussex, PO18 0JF julia.corden@icloud.com

Terms and conditions:
Closing date: Your booking form and remittance must be received no later than 31st August 2023.
Cancellations: No refunds will be given for cancellations made after 31st August 2023.
Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2023, 12:36:38 AM »
Maggi,

Any chance of zoom coverage?  {I can't swim that far :(}
Marc Rosenblum

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I am in USDA zone 8b where temperatures almost never fall below 15F -9.4C.  Rainfall 50" 110 cm + but none  June-September.  We seldom get snow; but when it comes we get 30" overnight. Soil is sandy loam with a lot of humus. 
Oregon- where Dallas is NNW of Phoenix

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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2023, 11:21:25 AM »
Maggi,

Any chance of zoom coverage?  {I can't swim that far :(}
I don't know, Marc - but I'll ask!    I'd like that too!
 
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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2023, 01:06:35 PM »
I don't know, Marc - but I'll ask! 
 
I'm told that options for the DWE are already under discussion.
« Last Edit: August 21, 2023, 12:37:13 PM by Maggi Young »
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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2023, 12:40:14 PM »
Time is running out to book for our Discussion Weekend.
This fun and informative event takes place from Friday 13 to Sunday 15 October.  Details of the weekend are on our website page here:  https://www.srgc.net/add-event-20231013-DWE.asp 

This very popular  event is back, including a weekend of informative talks, a Plant Show and Plant Nurseries selling a variety of plants in the stunning setting of the Scottish Highlands. 

 You can download a booking form. Please mail it to Julia as soon as possible at her address found on the website page - bookings close shortly on 31 August.

« Last Edit: August 21, 2023, 12:45:16 PM by Maggi Young »
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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2023, 08:53:56 PM »
Hoping everyone arrives safely to Grantown on Spey and that a wonderful weekend awaits!  Enjoy!!
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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2023, 10:58:50 PM »
Open section bench 1
Open section bench  2
Section 2


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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2023, 11:12:36 PM »
SdP best plant in show
also  East Lothian trophy for class 3 three plants
also Mowat conifer trophy
also Logan Home minigarden
Mike Dale Lever cyclamen trophy





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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2023, 11:16:19 PM »
Nick Boss Gothenburg trophy for seed raised plants
David & Liz Livermore  East Lothian cup for S2
David Livemore photo  award for set of travel pics- my snap does not do them justice


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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2023, 11:17:47 PM »
classes 1, 2,
Nick info cards








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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #11 on: October 15, 2023, 11:25:03 PM »
shrubs, ferns colchicum,





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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2023, 11:29:15 PM »
bulbs, calluna corner, gentians ( did not travel well so no gentian trophy this year ),petrocosmeas,  cushions -a very  good one from Mike Dale




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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2023, 11:34:15 PM »
succulents, scots native, N hemisphere, S America, Australasia





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Re: 2023 Discussion Weekend
« Reply #14 on: October 15, 2023, 11:37:58 PM »
foliage of different types, 'other' plants





 


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