An AGS Intern’s Adventures in Growing and Showing Alpines

An AGS Intern’s Adventures in Growing and Showing Alpines

Welcome to Alex O’Sullivan, a young AGS member from Kent, who has been fascinated by alpines since childhood. Following his Zoology degree from Liverpool University, Alex was sponsored by the AGS for his first year as a trainee placement at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Alpine and Rock Garden department, the skills he learnt included planting, presentation for shows, propagating and growing all sorts of gems.

It also covers time Alex spent with Ian Christie grafting Daphne, learning the Dionysia trade from Gothenburg Botanic Gardens and on a AGS tour to Patagonia!
When
21 Jun 2022 at 7:30pm
until 21 Jun 2022 at 9:30pm
Where
Christ Church Hall
Christ Church Road
EPSOM
KT19 8NE

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Welcome to East Surrey Alpine Garden Society

Alpines are small plants packing a large punch – shrubs, small bulbs, herbaceous plants and orchids from all over the world that are at home in a rock or small woodland garden, hardy in UK winters, or offering stunning displays in an unheated greenhouse or frame.

We're a friendly bunch meeting each month to share and encourage cultivation and interest in alpines. We can offer information and inspiration, with illustrated talks by enthusiastic speakers, often world authorities in their field.

As well as that vital opportunity to pick other people’s brains over a cuppa, you can enjoy our display table, and have a pop at the raffle.

Gardener, photographer, plant hunter, mountain walker, or couch gardener, everyone is welcome. Admission is £1. (Annual Membership just £7). We are affiliated to the national Alpine Garden Society (http://www.alpinegardensociety.net)

We meet
on the Third Tuesday of each month at Christ Church Hall, Christ Church Road, Epsom, KT19 8NE . Doors open at 7.15pm for a 7.45pm start.

There is a car park outside the Church. We are 3/4 mile from Epsom Station, and it's 5 minutes on the E10 bus towards Stamford Green, departing from stop N at the station to the Church.

Contact:Bob Charman, (Chairman) for more information: 0208-660-7459 charman678@btinternet.com





East Surrey AGS Programme 2022

Jan 18th .........Galanthus..............................................................Trevor Wiltshire (Zoom)

Feb 15th .........Plant Photography –Telling a Story .........................Adrian Davies (Zoom)

Mar 15th.........Thyme in the Wild.....................................................Margaret Easter (Zoom)

From April 2022 the plan is to return to live talks at Epsom

April 19th.......Plants and Castles of Transylvania ..........................Razvan Chisu

May 17th.........Kyrgyzstan and the Roof of the World .....................Bob Charman

June 21st.........An AGS Intern's Adventures in Growing and Showing...........Alex O’Sullivan

July 19th..........The Narrow Road to the Deep North - Travels in Japan..........Diane Clement

Aug 16th...........
Trillium's and Woodland Plants of North America................Dr Keith Ferguson

Sep 20th.........TBC

Oct 18th.........TBC

Nov 15th........AGM & Members Talks

Dec Date TBC .........Christmas Social Event





















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