The annual general meeting of the hardy plant group of the Pickering Horticultural Society will take place on Thursday, in the Potter Hill Methodist Chapel Schoolroom, Pickering, at 7.30pm.

Membership cards will be given out for 2013 and subscription payments accepted.

Supper will be served following the meeting, after which there will be a presentation by Nick Fraser, who will speak on the diversity of his role as head gardener at National Trust properties Nunnington Hall and Rievaulx Terrace.

New members and visitors will be made most welcome.