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Llandysul Gardening Weekend 2017

Friday 17th, Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th February, 2017
10am-5pm at Tysul Hall, Llandysul, SA44 4QJ.
Llandysul Gardening Weekend

 

Llandysul Gardening Weekend flowersSTAGE DISPLAY

 

Farmyard Nurseries, Llandysul's RHS gold medal winner, will once again transform the stage into a wonderful display to inspire you for the coming year.

 

STANDS

 

A wide array of garden-related stands including primulas, hellebores, herbaceous plants, shrubs, daffodils and other winter bulbs. On the edible front, potatoes and herbs will be available for a head start on your veggie gardening. Garden related gifts, and paintings, garden furniture including bird boxes and bird tables. Garden/plant societies, days out to local gardens and many more.

 

SPEAKERS

Friday 17th February
10.00 Show opens – stands, display, tea shop 
 
10.40 Richard Bramley: Hellebores - an addiction.  
These winter flowering beauties take some beating. Learn how and where to grow them, how to propagate them and view the latest in Hellebore breeding.
 
13.00 National Gardens.  A lovely talk by national collection holder (Monardas) Carole Whittaker. She will give us an insight into Plant Heritage and the National Gardens Scheme.
 
15.15 Roddy Milne ‘A decade of new things at Picton’.
How an old estate is moving with the times. 
New plantings, new restoration project for walled garden walls and adjacent buildings (including a posh glasshouse).
 
17.00 Show closes
 
Saturday 18th February
 
10.00 Show opens – stands, display, tea shop 
 
10.40 Malcolm Berry - ‘Weaving a web towards a natural garden’.  Malcolm, king of all things natural and organic will enthral us with his ideas.
 
13.00 Keith Brown and Richard Bramley. ‘Hellebores - 
A shared passion’. Come and enjoy Keith and Richard talking about their love of Hellebores. A talk not to be missed. Great to see Keith back!
 
15.15 Richard Bramley – ‘Growing Roses in Wales’. 
A new talk explaining how to increase your chances of succeeding with these popular plants. We all love them so learn how to make the most of them. 
 
17.00 Show closes
 
Sunday 19th February
 
10.00 Show opens – stands, display, tea shop 
 
10.40 Joe Atkin – Aberglasney Gardening for shade 
wet and dry’.  Yet again we welcome Joe, his talks 
are amusing, informative and very popular. This one, as the title suggests will help to add interest to the darker areas of the garden.
 
13.00 Botanic Gardens – ‘Butterflies, Bees and beyond’. Alice and Lucy will give us an informative talk of what is happening in the new Butterfly house at the NBGW and how to encourage insects into your garden.
 
15.15 Ivor Mace – ‘Grow your own vegetables’. We are 
so pleased to welcome Ivor back to share his incredible knowledge of all things edible that can be grown in your garden.
 
17.00 Show closes
 
 

DIRECTIONS AND INFORMATION

Parking: in village car park. See Location page for directions to Llandysul.

Groups: coaches are welcome.

Farmyard Nurseries:  - www.farmyardnurseries.co.uk

Refreshments: There will be a tea shop in the hall, open all day, serving delicious home baked cakes and refreshments

Lunches: available at the many cafes, restaurants and pubs in Llandysul.

Overnight accommodation in and around Llandysul.

Walking: why not combine gardening and walking, Llandysul is a "Walkers are Welcome" town. See the Walkers are Welcome web page for easily accessible walks to experience our beautiful countryside.

 

Supported by Llandysul Community Council and Llandysul and Pont-Tyweli Ymlaen Cyf.

 

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