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Plants continue to develop roots throughout the fall despite the shorter, cooler days. Sale details

No admission fee. Non-members welcome. Details

Speaking on October 15. Free admission. Non-members welcome! Details

October 15. A mini-talk about this year's NARGS trip. Details.

Enjoy a full season of interest from this plant. Details


Anna Leggatt is co-ordinating the mini-talks again this year. Topics encompass travels, favourite plants, techniques etc. Anyone who is interested in giving a 20 minute presentation at one of our meetings from November to March should contact her.

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Upcoming Speakers

Colour in Your Garden '365'

Darren Heimbecker

Darren Heimbecker is the owner and creative force behind Whistling Gardens, Canada's newest botanical garden. Darren worked as a propagator, shipper and field manager for 18 years before setting out on his own. Darren has a passion for conifers and...

Irises of the Silk Road from the Mediterranean to China

Liz Knowles

Liz & George Knowles have been developing their garden in the Hockley Valley for over 40 years. It includes a number of perennial and woodland beds, a large grass garden and several rock gardens. Liz’s focus is currently on raised tufa beds and...

Plant of the Month for September, 2017


General Information:

Origanum ‘Kent Beauty’ is a wonderful little plant for the rock garden. It is not a show stopper, nor does it have big flashy flowers, but it does have a very unique look that gets people talking. It requires almost no care and has few pests.

Origanum 'Kent Beauty', photo by Robert Pavlis

Origanum ‘Kent Beauty’:photo by Robert Pavlis

Origanum ‘Kent Beauty’ is commonly misnamed Origanum rotundifolium ‘Kent...