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february 2020

20feb7:30 pm"Plant Hunters & Pioneers" - Caradoc DoyBridport & District Gardening Club

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“Plant Hunters & Pioneers”

Speaker: Caradoc Doy

Thursday 20th February 2020

7.30pm

Women’s Institute (WI) Hall, North Street, Bridport

Members and Non members welcome (non members £2 entrance fee)

 This talk will give us a brief history of a remarkable nursery which sent 23 plant collectors to many countries, mainly during the Victorian period.  It highlights some of the well-known and interesting varieties introduced by the pioneering plant hunters who discovered many hundreds of new species. So successful were they that there is scarcely a garden in the British Isles that does not contain a plant derived from their introductions.

Time

(Thursday) 7:30 pm

Location

Bridport WI Hall

North Street DT6 3JQ

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