News and Events

Forthcoming Events:-

Evening Talks for Autumn and Winter 2013/2014
Most events start 19.15pm with tea/coffee and biscuits, for talks at 19.45. Harbourne Building - access through School of Biological Sciences main entrance.
Friends of the Harris Garden members free, guests £1.

Monday 20 January 2014 Japanese Gardens - Gareth Manning
“A Brief History of Japanese Garden Design from 650AD to the present time as demonstrated by the gardens on Kyoto”.
Tuesday 18 February 2014 Adventurous Container Gardening - Stuart Lees
– daring you to be different!
Wednesday 19 March 2014 Clematis - Everett Leeds, past president of the Clematis Society
The talk will cover the first clematis hybrids from the early Victorian period to the present day so that it is now possible to have clematis in flower throughout the year.
Thursday 10 April 2014 So you think you know Gladiolus! - Gill Hazell
The talk will cover the less well known wild Species Gladiolus as well as cultivation of gladioli.
Wednesday 7 May 2014 FoHG AGM  at the Harborne Building  –  Meeting starts with a tour of the garden at 6.00pm  followed by Drinks and Nibbles and the AGM
Charity Open days for 2014

(gardens are open at 2pm until 5.30pm, generally the 2nd Sunday of the month, raising funds for various causes)

Sunday 13 April Red Cross
Sunday 11 May   Little Owls  (Reading University Pre-school)
Sunday 8 June  National Garden Scheme with Friends of the Harris Garden
Sunday 13July  Gardeners Benevolent Society
Sunday 10 August  Multiple sclerosis
Sunday 14 September Parenting  Special Children
Sunday 12 October Friends of the Harris Garden

Other Events 2014/2015






Past Events

You can view some photographs of various past events in our Gallery.