PAGS Members Virtual Show 2021

Once again we holding a virtual show for members to exhibit their plants in the light of having to cancel our physical show originally planned for 26th June 2021. The attached PDF document provides all of the details for the show so we hope that you’ll have a go and take part. Please note that…

Cancellation of 2021 National Annual Show

No doubt many of you would have seen or heard about the Prime Ministers statement on Monday evening (14th June) resulting in the postponement of the full lifting of remaining Coronavirus lockdown measures to 19thJuly. We have always stated that for us to manage a show efficiently and effectively the remining Covid restrictions would need to…

Annual Show 2021

UPDATE: 7th June 2021. You will be aware that the Government is due to announce next week whether the final stage of the Governments unlocking roadmap is to go ahead on 21st June.Your Committee is meeting on 15th June to review the roadmap plan and / or any changes to it and we will make…

Fibrex Nurseries Pelargonium Collection on the move.

Fibrex Nurseries have announced the movement of their treasured collection of Pelargoniums to a number of RHS sites throughout the country.The Pelargonium collection at Fibrex was started in 1958 by Hazel Key before being passed on to her daughters, Ursula Key-Davis and Angela Tandy to continue her legacy. The collection was granted National Collection status…

PAGS AGM 13th March 2021

The PAGS AGM will proceed on Saturday 13th March 2021, starting at 2.00pm and will be hosted online using the Zoom platform. Members have been advised of the joining instructions via the Members Newsletters dated 12th February and 4th March 2021 . The documents appertaining to the meeting, for members only, can be found here

Plant of the Day 1st June 2021

Zonartic Pelargonium ‘Lara Velma’. The Zonartics are the newest group of Pelargoniums officially recognised as a separate group in their own right. Introduced by the Australian Cliff Blackman these plants were the product of Cliff attempting to create the perfect yellow zonal type pelargonium. Although not bold yellow many of the cultivars have shades of…

PAGS bids Farewell to John Thorpe

It is with great regret that PAGS can report the passing on Wednesday (3rd February 2021) of Pelargonium stalwart John Thorpe at the grand age of 94. John was renowned in the world of Pelargoniums, running a specialist nursery, with his wife, Sheila, from his home in Wokingham, Berkshire during the 1970’s and 80’s obtaining…