2013 Calender of events

Home made cakes at the Plantagogo open day

Open days

We have 5 open days this year

You are all invited to our working nursery (not a garden centre), we would love to see you.

Open Day

Open Days for 2013

First open days of 2013 are…..
Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th April 10am – 4pm

We have a special open day on the Sunday 6th October 10am – 4pm
This is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Plant Heritage (formerly NCCPG) We are one of 34 other National Collection holders who are opening their collections and joining the celebrations throughout the year.

Please go to the website for www.plantheritage.co.uk for futher details

Last open days of 2013 are….
Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October – 10am – 4pm

Everyone welcome

The nursery open days are a chance to look around our working nursery (not a graden centre) access most areas.

Look around our 3 National Collections Heuchera, Heucherella, & Tiarella.

Take a look around our small garden. Its just our private garden some of the national collection is in there too. Its not a perfect garden but we like it, and hope you do. If you want to you can sit in the garden weather permitting.

Homemade cakes (usually made by me) and coffee/tea will be available to buy and warm and dry seating is available too.

All the medals and newspaper articles etc.along with gardening books and magazines will be available for you to look through (please leave behind for other people thank you)

Richard and I will be on hand to help you with advice or any questions you may have (nothing too difficult and no trick questions!)

Plants from the nursery will be available to purchase if you would like (we would like! ) we take cash, cheques, & credit card.

NB
All this is available also in private smaller visits we call ‘nursery visits for groups small or larger for a small fee see talks and group visits for further info.

Heucheras Talk

Dates for talks for 2013

4th February – for ‘C3A Monday Gardening Class’ Newcastle-Under-Lyme – talk – ‘Plantagogo A Passion For Heucheras’

14th February – for ‘Poynton Home Gardening Club’ – Title of talk still to be choosen.

20th February – for ‘Edgworth & District Horticultural Society’ – talk – Plantagogo A passion for Heucheras’

22nd February – for ‘Warrington U3A Garden Interest Group’ – talk – ‘Plantagogo A Passion for Heucheras’

27th February – for ‘Nantwich U3A’ – talk – ‘The Road to Chelsea’

6th March – for ‘Upton-by-Chester horticultural Society’ talk – Title of talk still to be choosen.

11th March – for ‘Abergele Garden Society’ – talk – ‘Plantagogo A Passion For Heucheras’

13th March – for ‘South Holderness Gardening Club’ – talk – Plantagogo A Passion For Heucheras’

14th March – for ‘Holmes Chapel U3A’ – talk – ‘The Road to Chelsea’

16th March – for ‘The Cottage garden Society’ (Litchfield) – talk – Plantagogo A Passion For Heucheras’

19th March – for ‘Trefriw Gardening Club’ – talk – Title of talk still to be choosen.

20th March – for ‘Cullingworth garden Club’ – talk – ‘Heuchera, Heuchella, & Tiarella, A Need to Know More’

27th March – for ‘Southport Chrysanthemum & gardening Society – talk – Plantagogo A Passion For Heucheras’

28tth March – for ‘Much Wenlock Gardening Club – talk – ‘Heuchera, Heucherella, & Tiarella Getting the Best From Them’

5th April – for ‘Kingstone Gardening Club’ – talk – Plantagogo A Passion For Heucheras’

1st October – for ‘Wistaston Gardeners Society’ – talk – Plantagogo A Passion For Heucheras’

10th October – for ‘Fixby Gardening Club Huddersfield’ – talk – Title of talk still to be choosen.

14th October – for ‘Hilton gardening Club’ – talk – ‘The Road to Chelsea’

15th October – for ‘Welford Gardening Club’ – talk – ‘Heuchera, Heucherella, & Tiarella Getting the Best From Them’

16th October – for ‘Nantwich Flower Club’ – talk – ‘Plantagogo A Passion For Heucheras’

17th Octotober – for Garden Club in Leicestershire – Title of talk still to be choosen.

28th October – for ‘Delamere Gardening Club’ – talk – ‘Show Time!’

4th November – for ‘WCHS Group’ – talk – ‘Plantagogo A Passion For Heucheras’

5th November – for ‘Irby &Thurstaston Gardeners Club’ – talk – Title of talk still to be choosen.

11th November – for ‘Barwell Village Hall Gardening Club’ – talk – ‘An Introduction to Heucheras’

12th November – for ‘Great budworth gardening Club’ – talk – ‘ ‘Heuchera, Heucherella, & Tiarella Getting the Best From Them’

19th November – for ‘Askham Bryan College Gardening Club’ – talk – ‘Plantagogo A Passion For Heucheras’

20th November – for ‘Burton & Joyce U3A’ – talk – ‘Plantagogo A Passion For Heucheras’

Plantagogo Heucheras displa

Shows Dates for 2013

Where you will find us this Spring, Summer & Autumn

31st March & 1st April – Dorothy Clive – Plant Hunters Fair

Hope you can come.
Always a lovely spring plant fair with some rare plants and good specialists.

Check out Martin & Janet Blows plant fairs throughout the year on the link below
www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk

23rd March & 24th March – RHS Wisley Spring Plant Fair

We did this plant fair last year, it was a great event.

Hope you can make it date 🙂

Wisley is a great place to visit anyway so why not come along and take a look.

13th April Bodenham Arboretum – Plant Hunters Fairs 11am – 5pm

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

Planta Hunter Fairs are well organised and you get a great mix of quality nurseries.

Check out Martin & Janet Blows plant fairs throughout the year on the link below
www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk

Martin & Janet also hold the national collection of Helleniums

14th April 11am – 5pm – Colmondeley Castle – Plant Hunter Fairs


Hope you can make it we would love to see you

Check out Martin & Janet Blows website to learn more about the plant fairs they hold, click the link below
www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk

They also hold the national collection of Helleniums

19th – 21st April RHS Cardiff Show

Silver- Gilt medal

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

You will find us in Floral Marquee 2 display number 36 (FM2/36)

For further information on the show go to
www.rhs.org.uk/CardiffFlowerShow

25th -28th April – Harroagate Flower Show

Gold Medal

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

We are located in Flower Hall 1 Display 52 (FH1/52)

For further information on The Harrogate Flower show click the link below
www.flowershow.org.uk

5th May – Harlow Carr Plant heritage NCCPG – Plant Fair

Hope you can make it we would love to see you.
Its a lovely place to visit and the plant fair makes it even better.

Don’t forget they have a Betty’s Tea room there too – yum yum 🙂

For more information on Harlow Carrs events click the link below
www.rhs.org.uk

9th – 12th May RHS Malvern Flower show

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

We are located in the Floral Marquee display 16 (MFM/16)
For more information on malvern flower show visit the RHS website on
www.rhs.org.uk/FlowerShows2012

21st – 25th May RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Special Chelsea celebrating 100 years of this very special horticultural experience.

No other show in the world is quite like Cheslea …..dont miss it book very early.
This will sell out for sure qucikly!

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

We will be tring very, very hard to get another Gold medal especially at THIS Chelsea !
Please keep your finger crossed for us 🙂

You can find us in the Great pavillion display number H4 (GP/H4)

Visitors from Europe can order from us too this year as we now ship plants to all of EU (on the website too)

To get further infomation about the show
www.rhs.org.uk/ChelseaFlowerShow

31st – 2nd June Gardening Scotland Gardening Festival

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

To find out more about the show click the link below
www.gardeningscotland.com

12th – 16th June RHS Gardeners World Live

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

You can find us at the show in the floral marquee display number 31 (FM/31)

To get further informtion about the show click
www.rhs.org.uk/FlowerShows2012

21st – 23rd June – Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

Its an amazing day out set in the most beautiful place, so relaxing too.

Lots to see and do.

9th – 14th July RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

We are located in the floral marquee display number 16 (FM/16)

To get more information about the show click
www.rhs.org.uk

25rd – 28th July RHS Tatton Flower Show

You can find us in the Floral marquee on the left hand side as you look at it, we are the first stand on the right through the rounded ends.
Floral marquee display number 5 (FM/5)

For more information on the show click
www.rhs.org.uk/FlowerShows2012

1st – 4th August Hyde Hall Garden Plant Fair

TBC

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

To find out more about Hyde hall and the flower show clickthe link below
www.rhs.org.uk

9th & 10th August Shrewsbury Flower Show

Hope you will come and support us at the show and say hello

15th -18th August – Southport Flower Show

Hope you can make it, we would love to see you there.

Lots of you have been asking if we do Southport Flower Show so we going to do it this year!
It should be a great day out.

You can collect pre ordered heucheras from us, or just come and see what we have on offer for you to buy
We will have all the latest varieties for you to buy.

25th & 26th August Dorothy Clive Plant Hunters Fair

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

To find out more about Martin & Janet Blows plant fairs click the link below
www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk

They also hold the national collection of Helleniums

4th – 8th September RHS Wisley Garden Flower show

TBC
Hope you can make it we would love to see you

To find out more about Wisley gardens and their plant fairs etc please click the link below
www.rhs.org.uk/Wisley-Garden

8th September RHS Harlow Carr garden – Plant Heritage – Plant Fair

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

RHS gardens are lovely in the autumn come and see for your self
Don’t forget to visit Betty’s Tea rooms too yum yum!

For more information on Harlow Carr plant and events click the link below
www.rhs.org.uk

13th – 15th September Harrogate Flower Show

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

For further information on The Harrogate Flower show click the link below
www.flowershow.org.uk

27th & 29th September – RHS Malvern Autumn Flower Show

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

To find out more about The Malvern Flower Show click the link below
www.rhs.org.uk/FlowerShows2012

23rd & 24th October RHS Autmn Halls at Westminster

TBC
Hope you can come along its a great end to the growing year

Another gold at Chelsea 2010 for Plantagogo

Shows from 2012 with medal results & summary

A big thank you to all of our customers and friends who supported us in 2012.
We are very luck at Plantagogo having such great customers who love their plants
Lots of you are like us Hooked on Heucheras!
If so, this is the medicine you need!

It was a great year especially for Gold Medals a perfect ’10’ so a lot to live up to in 2013
We put a lot of time and effort into our displays and plants so it always lovley when the judges agree and give us great medals

We were thrilled as you can imagine to get another Gold medal at Chelsea making that 4/5
I do hope we can make it 5/5 for 2013 …..we will have to see ?

We started Facebook & Twitter this year if you haven’t looked do because I put lots of interesting things on there, and we have a bit of fun too 🙂

As soon as we finished the last open day of 2012 we started the preparations for 2013

Hope you can all come and see us at one of the venues on the 2013 list and maybe bring a friend.

We have lots of new Heucheras and perennials for 2013 and they will be introduced throughout the 2013 year ….we even have a few of our own breeding again.

See you soon in 2013

24th & 25th March – RHS Wisley

Hope you can come its a new event should be really good fun.

We will be located in Marquee C come and say hello 🙂

14th April Bodenham Arboretum – Plant Hunters Fairs

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

Planta Hunter Fairs are well organised and you get a great mix of quality nurseries.

15th April – National Memorial Arboretum – Plant Hunters Fairs

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

24th & 25th March – RHS Halls at Westminster

GOLD MEDAL 1st gold of the season we are thrilled

Hope you can make it we would love to see you.

We have a great show and it was great to see you all new and established customers
Pleased you all enjoyed our display and we were thrilled that the judges did too
It is the earlest show we have ever done and were worried our show plants may not be ready, but they didn’t let us down (bless them extra love this week)
Hope to see you at some shows later in the year if you missed this one.

RHS Cardiff Flower Show

We got a Gold medal & ‘Best in Show’ we can’t believe it picture coming soon (or look at our link to our facebook page below)
Hope you can make it we would love to see you

You will find us in Floral Marquee 1 display number 9 (FM1/9)

26th – 29th April – Harrogate Flower Show

A great result at Harrogate – we got a Premier Gold Medal and a rather nice BIG Silver cup bring on the silver polish lol
(don’t forget to watch us on face book its very easy on there for me to update and keeps you right up to date )

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

We are located in Flower Hall 1 Display 52 (FH1/52)

6th May – Harlow Carr Plant Fair by Plant Heritage

Hope you can make it we would love to see you.
Its a lovely place to visit and the plant fair makes it even better.

Don’t forget they have a Betty’s Tea room there too – yum yum 🙂

For more information on Harlow Carrs events click the link below

13th May – RHS Malvern Flower Show

We have struck Gold again at malvern 🙂

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

We are located in the Floral Marquee display 16 (MFM/16)

22nd – 26th May RHS Chelsea Flower Show

!<<strong>>!!We are thrilled to say that we won a Gold medal at Chelsea 2012. We have had a great day and everyone has been so lovely about the display.
That makes it 4 gold medals in the 4 years we have done Chelsea.
Wow we were thrilled just to get one, we never imaged getting 4!!

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

We will be tring very very hard to get another Gold medal please keep your finger vrossed for us 🙂

You can find us in the Great pavillion display number H13 (GP/H13)

Visitors from Europe can order from us too this year as we now ship plants to all of EU (on the website too)

1st – 3rd June – Gardening Scotland Gardening Festival

Wow we were thrilled to get one of the new Premier Gold medals at Gardening Scotland
Its something they have introduced up until now there was Gold, Silver Gilt, Silver and Bronze
Now they give i understand only 5 premier Gold medals so we felt really pleased.
A big thanks to all our loyal Scottish customers who always come to see us, it’s always a pleasure to see you all too 🙂

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

13th 17th June RHS Gardeners World Live

We got a lovely Gold medal so that was brilliant and lots of you came to say hello Thanks hope to see you at other shows in the future 🙂

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

You can find us at the show in the floral marquee display number 89 (FM/89)

22nd – 24th June – Cottesbrook Garden Fair

!<<strong>>!!No medals here for anyone as it is a plant fair (but a very classy one )it is such a fabulous place even in the rain 🙂

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

Its an amazing day out set in the most beautiful place, so relaxing too.

We think it has got better year on year, lots to see and do.

3rd – 8th July RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Well we were thrilled with a lovely Gold medal.
I wrote a piece for the gala program called ‘Our garden’
it was in the program so that was really great and lots of people have email and said they loved it so thank you 🙂
Special thanks to all our regular visitors new and old lovely to see you and thanks for the lovely comments

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

We are located in the floral marquee display number 49 (FM/49)

18th – 27th July – RHS Tatton Park Flower Show

We have manage it again attaining a lovely Gold medal and of course we are thrilled. We wonder if we can keep it up we will try 🙂 (quite a challenge)
Lovely to see the people who have made it to the show so far. It was brave of everyone who attended the show as the weather forcasts have been terrible , however the weather has been really quite good considering 🙂
The RHS and show team did an excellect job looking after the site during the show, a really tough job with the weather on build up.

You can find us in the Floral marquee on the left hand side as you look at it, we are the first stand on the right through the rounded ends.
Floral marquee display number 76 (FM/76)

3rd – 5th August RHS Hyde Hall Garden Plant fair

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

10th & 11th August Shrewsbury Flower Show

We have been asked many time to do Shrewsbury Flower Show and we have always had to said no as it clashed with another show, but now we find we can do it so we are 🙂
We will be in the Floral Marquee.
We are really quite excited as it will be our first time.
Hope you will come and support us at the show and say hello

16th – 19th August – Southport Flower Show

Hope you can make it, we would love to see you there.

This is one we have added in to our list
Lots of you have been asking if we do Southport Flower Show so we going to do it this year!
It should be a great day out.

You can collect pre ordered heucheras from us, or just come and see what we have on offer for you to buy
We will have all the latest varieties for you to buy.

26th & 27th August – The Dorothy Clive Plant Hunters Plant Fair

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

9th September – RHS Harlow Carr Plant Heritage Plant Fair

Hope you can make it we would love to see you

RHS gardens are lovely in the autumn come and see for your self
Don’t forget to visit Betty’s Tea rooms too yum yum!

14th – 16th September – Harrogate Autumn Flower Show

A lovely Pemier Gold medal yippee!
Hope you can make it we would love to see you

29th & 30th September – RHS Malvern Autumn Flower Show

Really pleased couldn’t have asked for more …Gold!
Hope you can make it we would love to see you

23rd & 24th – October – RHS Halls at Westminster

We got a lovely shiny Gold medal to end the season

Making it a totalally Golden year for us
Fabulous love ending on a high

A Great BigThank You to everyone who has supported and helped us throughout the year
see you all in 2013!

Plantagogo Heucheras Talk

Dates of Talks and Nursery Visits for 2012 (so far.)

22nd February – Market drayton – ‘The road to Chelsea’

23rd February – Shavington – Heuchera, Heucherella, & Tiarella ‘how to get the best from them’

6th March – Glossop gardeners – Plantagogo ‘A passion for Heucheras’

8th March – Poynton Home Gardeners Club – Plantagogo ‘A Passion for Heucheras’

12th march – Bridgenorth Shropshire –
Heuchera, Heucherella, & Tiarella ‘how to get the best from them’

13th March – Caldy valley gardening Club – Plantagogo ‘A passion for Heucheras’

14th March – Brittles pavillion U3A Crewe Wistaston – Plantagogo ‘A Passion for Heucheras’

14th March – Frodgham WI AGM – Plantagogo ‘A Passion for Heucheras’

20th March – Conway Valley Gardening Club – Plantagogo ‘A Passion for Heucheras’

21stMarch – The Cottage gardening Club Shropshire Plantagogo ‘A Passion for Heucheras’

22nd March – Stockport Horticultural Society –

28th March – Llanrhaedr YM Garden Club Plantagogo’A Passion for Heucheras’

30th March – The Darley dale Horticultural Society – Plantagogo ‘A Passion for Heucheras’

5th April – Haslington Gardening Club – Nursery Visit

11th August – Nantwich Gardening Club – Nursery Visit

17th October – Cullingworth gardening Club Plantagogo’A passion for Heucheras’

25th October – Gardening Club Sandbach –

30th October – Weaverham gardening Club – Plantagogo ‘A Passion for Heucheras’

1st November – East Yorkshire Hardy Plant Society
Heuchera, Heucherella, & Tiarella ‘how to get the best from them’

7th November – Sheffield hardy Plant Society
Heuchera, Heucherella, & Tiarella ‘how to get the best from them’

8th November – Blymhill & District Gardening Club ‘Show Time!’

13th November – Judy Jess gardening Club
Heuchera, Heucherella, & Tiarella ‘how to get the best from them’

19th November – Saughall gardening Club – ‘The road to Cheslea’

20th November – Ashton Hayes Gardening Club – ?

5th December – Holmesfield Gardening Association ‘Heuchera, Heucherella & Tiarella How to get the best from them’

Open Day

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Open Days for 2012

31st March & 1st April – 10am – 4pm

13th & 14th October – 10am – 4pm

Everyone welcome

The nursery open days are a chance to look around our working nursery (not a graden centre) access most areas.

Look around our 3 National Collections Heuchera, Heucherella, & Tiarella.

Take a look around our small garden. Its just our private garden some of the national collection is in there too. Its not a perfect garden but we like it, and hope you do. If you want to you can sit in the garden weather permitting.

Homemade cakes (usually made by me) and coffee/tea will be available to buy and warm and dry seating is available too.

All the medals and newspaper articles etc.along with gardening books and magazines will be available for you to look through (please leave behind for other people thank you)

Richard and I will be on hand to help you with advice or any questions you may have (nothing too difficult and no trick questions!)

Plants from the nursery will be available to purchase if you would like (we would like! ) we take cash, cheques, & credit card.

NB
All this is available also in private smaller visits we call ‘nursery visits for groups small or larger for a small fee see talks and group visits for further info.