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2017 Events



January  22nd

1.30pm for 2pm Start

Talk starts at 2:30

Henry Dixon Hall,Henry Dixon Road

Rivenhall End

Witham,Essex,CM8 3HR  

Speaker Brian Wickenden

'Spring Garden'

Refreshments and Raffle, plants for  Sale


Rare Plant Event

Saturday 18th March 2017

Henry Dixon Hall,Henry Dixon Road

Rivenhall End

Witham,Essex,CM8 3HR  

At 2pm

speaker: Anne Barnard

stalls with rare and unusual plants

Entry  £2 tea/coffee and cake


Spring Plant Fair

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April

RHS Hyde Hall,CreepHedge Lane



10.00 am -4.00 PM

Specialist Nurseries and Stands, Visitors Centre

Gardens, Restaurant

Admission: RHS members Free

Non-Members - Usual Garden Admision rates




Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th May 2017  


National Collection of Epimediums

A collection of Epimedium spps, cvs and hybrids.

Held by Roger Hammond


10am to 4pm


The Magnolias

18 St John's Avenue


CM14 5DF


Straight Mile Nursery of Brentwood

will be selling Epimediums


A great chance to see a very interesting garden!


Directions: From the A1023 turn South on A128. After 300 yds turn Right at traffic lights and over railway bridge. St John's Avenue is 3rd on Right. Street parking is available.


Visit to


West Hoathly, Sussex

Home of respected gardener and horticultural writer

William Robinson (1838-1935)

11th ,May

This exclusive Essex Group Plant Heritage Visit includes:

Private garden Tour  led by Head gardener Tow Coward

3 course lunch in Michelin star restaurant

cost including lunch

Members £25.00

non members: £45.00

to register interest or to place a  booking contact

julia Thornton for details





Autumn Plant Fair

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September

RHS Hyde Hall,Creephedge Lane,



10am -4PM  

Specailist Nurseries, talks  and Stands,Visitors centre


Admission: RHS Members free

Non-Members-Usual Garden Admission rates












 Essex Plant Heritage Group Events

we aim to hold a variety of events for our members to enjoy, these include visits to gardens/nurseries collections and interesting talks and lectures and 2 plant fairs a year at RHS Hyde hall

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Two of our members enjoying  the Blooms at our latest visit

(c) Karen Sparrow

(c) Karen Sparrow.

(c) Karen Sparrow