With the winter nights drawing in why not think ahead and start planning for spring with a visit to our ever popular Llandysul Gardening Weekend! Why not join on the 14th, 15th and 16th of February for this lovely event.
This year will be our 23rd! And we have a fantastic line up of speakers for you. Malcolm will be back as well as talks from Joe from Aberglasney Gardens, Julian and Matt . With subjects ranging from Hellebores to Vegetables, Meadow planting and Wildflowers, Snowdrops and Woodland gardens to shade loving plants. The local Hall will be filled, as usual, with masses of interesting plants grown at the nursery. To whet your appetite this year, as well as a huge selection of our world renowned Hellebores, there will be a good range of young perennial plants in 9 cm. pots at bargain prices, cottage garden plants, shrubs, riots of colourful Primulas, Daffodils and Snowdrops to mention but a few. We also have a good selection of rare and unusual perennials.
The main display this years Llandysul Gardening Weekend, as always, is a closely guarded secret. The theme is taking shape but no one (including Richard who designs it) really knows until the day. Come and give us your opinions! One thing is certain there will be Hellebores there somewhere, this year we have several stunning new varieties that are to be incorporated into the display, most of which will be available as seed or young plants on the day.
Speakers for this year
Friday 14th Feb 2020
10.40 Wildflowers, Meadows and Gardens – challenging ideas for more naturalistic gardens. Julian Wormald returns with his incredible knowledge to help us with wild flower meadows and associated things.
1.00 Richard Bramley Hellebores– the Winter Jewels. As always the gardening weekend wouldn’t be the same without this talk. Always different and amusing. Everything you need to know about Hellebores.
3.15 Richard Williams Snowdrops—What’s all the fuss about. The 21st century equivalent of Tulipmania. Snowdrops are so popular nowadays. Richard explains why, how to grow them and what people are so excited about.
Saturday 15th Feb 2020
10.40 Re-creating the bog garden at The National Botanic Gardens of Wales. Do you have a boggy area in your garden then this is one not to be missed. James Kettle, a wonderful speaker, will enthral us with his knowledge and enthusiasm. Also other new developments at the gardens.
1 .00 ‘The wonder of our native wildflowers and how to create a wildflower area with plug plants’. Lindsey from the wildflower nursery will tell us how to fill our gardens with a huge selection native and natural plants.
3.15 Unusual fruit and vegetables to grow in your gardens. Come and join Matt and Richard from Farmyard Nurseries as they guide you through the less common and often exciting edibles. Should be a good one.
Sunday 16th Feb 2020
10.40 Gardening in Woodland and wetlands Another welcome return – Joe from Aberglasney will enthral us once again with his wealth of experience. So if you need help this is one for you.
1.00 Rare, interesting and unusual plant for shade gardens and stumperies! A new talk, requested last year The nursery grows many unusual plants, come and see a selection that will grow in the shade and maybe build your own stumpery.
3.15 Back garden Biodiversity. The ever popular Malcolm Berry will return again to show us how to garden in tune with all things natural. A ‘must hear’ talk.
The whole event is free and if gardening is not quite your forte there will be other stalls there to tempt you. Tea, coffee and cakes are in abundance.
Many thanks to the support received from ‘Llandysul and Pont Tyweli Ymlaen‘ and ‘Llandysul Community Council’. Without their help this event would not take place.
Hope to see you there. For more details ring 01559 363389 or 01559 362403
For brief details of previous events see the links below
Tysul Hall, New Road, Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 4QJ