Group Events

We meet at 7pm for 7.30pm on the second Thursday in the month, September to April (inclusive) at The Dorford Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester DT1 1RR. The Top of Town car park is virtually opposite and free after 6pm.

The meetings consist of a lecture or slide show, with the added attractions of refreshments, members' plant sales and a plant identification table.

Entry to our meetings is free for members of Plant Heritage and visitors are welcome for a small entry fee of £2.50, students £1.

Members are also invited to attend meetings of the East Dorset Group.

Plant Hunters & Pioneers

13 September 2018

Thursday 13th September
A talk by by Caradoc Doy, Horticulturalist and expert on the Veitch nursery, Exeter.

The Accidental Flower Grower

11 October 2018

Thursday 11th October
A talk on ‘The Accidental Flower Grower’ by Charlie Ryrie, grower of British cut flowers.

Plants for Winter & Spring

08 November 2018

Thursday 8th November
A talk on ‘Plants for Winter & Spring’ by Nigel Rowland, Long Acre Plants.

Pre-Christmas Lecture - Alan Power of NT Stourhead

01 December 2018

Saturday 1st December

Pre-Christmas Lecture speaker; Alan Power, Head Gardener NT Stourhead.

Plants from the Land of the Monkey Puzzle Tree & AGM

10 January 2019

Thursday 10th January

This months speaker is Caroline Seymour with a talk on 'Plants from the Land of the Monkey Puzzle Tree'.

Group Plant Sales

Autumn Plant & Craft Fair

09 September 2018

More than 20 specialist nurseries & growers from the South and West, plus Craft Stalls.

Anuual membership

Honorary Treasurer Vacancy

We have a vacancy for an Honorary Treasurer. Applications are invited, with a deadline of 5th September 2018. See 'About Us'.

Alcea - one of our Missing Genera

Donate and support Plant Heritage

"By supporting the Threatened Plants Appeal, you will be instrumental in not only safeguarding it, but also ensuring that our work carries on." Alan Titchmarsh

Alan Titchmarsh

Johnsons Seeds raising money for Plant Conservation

Johnsons Seeds will donate 25p to Plant Heritage from all sales of 'Pink Pearl' - from its new World Botanic Seed Range

World Botanic seed packs

Key Contacts

Mr Clive Russell (Chairman & National Council Representative)
01308 868797

Find a local group

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