Sweet Peas by Jill Hazell, Wednesday 19th June 2019

The Society welcomed the return of Jill Hazell, who previously  spoke about Gladiolus. Tonight it was the turn of sweet peas. Jill started her talk telling us how she came to grow sweet peas by taking over from someone else and then becoming hooked. There are many grown just for ornamental purposes and their scent. Some of these are perennial and can take over your garden, sweet pea Belinensis also comes in yellow and orange. Continue reading “Sweet Peas by Jill Hazell, Wednesday 19th June 2019”

So You Think You Know Gladiolus – A talk by Jill Hazel (May 2018)

Jill lives in a village in Bristol that has had a flower show for the last 82 years. She has exhibited begonias and sweet peas , then the villagers decided to compete with one another and exhibit gladioli. Jill and her husband then decided to buy the Great Western business which was for sale so started growing and selling Gladioli. Continue reading “So You Think You Know Gladiolus – A talk by Jill Hazel (May 2018)”