W&MIG Garden visit – July 2nd, Coddington Vineyard, nr Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1JJ   W&MIG Garden visit – September 5th, Poole Cottage, Coppett Hill, Goodrich, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire HR9 6JH   BIS AGM and Garden visit – September 19th, Thenford Gardens and Arboretum, Thenford, Banbury OX17 2BX   W&MIG Members Lunch and Tea &…

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WMIG designed an impressive stand for Malvern showing Iridaceae through the year, with splendid exhibits cleverly showing Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. The latter two featuring Bonfire Night and a homely Christmas scene! Their efforts earned them a Silver at Malvern. The BIS Joined forces with them to take the stand on to Gardeners World…

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The EC are delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Wilcox as the new BIS Registrar. She takes over from her mother, Jennifer Hewitt, who has held the office for many years and for whose dedicated and diligent work for the Society in this and other capacities we are all very grateful. We are equally…

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Plant Heritage honours Sarah Cook, saviour of the Benton irises, with prestigious Brickell Award Plant Heritage has awarded Sarah Cook who holds the historic National Plant Collection of Iris introduced by Sir Cedric Morris, with the prestigious Brickell Award. On 2 July 2018 at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, founder of Plant Heritage, Chris…

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