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Ash and District Horticultural and Cottage Gardeners' Society

We are a friendly gardening society in East Kent with over 100 members from across the parish of Ash and the neighbouring areas of Sandwich, Woodnesborough, Wingham & further afield. Our members range from farmers, professional horticulturists, allotment holders and flower arrangers to active gardeners and not-so-active gardeners who enjoy seeing a colourful display outside their windows and visiting other people's gardens.
We actively encourage children to participate in the society and have links with local schools

Our meetings are held in Ash Village Hall, Queen's Road, Ash, Nr. Canterbury. CT3 2BG on the last Thursday of the month at 7.30pm.

Upcoming Events:


Thursday 12th December
Christmas Social


Thursday 30th Jan 2020 7:00pm
ADAM FROST
Gardeners World Presenter - see poster

see Events for Details»

President: Mrs Christine Brown
Patron: Mr Steven Edney:
Head Gardener of the Salutation Garden, Sandwich, Kent

Our Activities

We are a very active society. At our monthly meetings we have a speaker followed by free tea/coffee and posh biscuits. Plants and garden related goods are for sale at reasonable prices. We have a fantastic monthly raffle.
Throughout the year we have "garden gossips" when we gather to appreciate and enjoy members gardens with tea and cake.

An annual holiday is organised during which we visit gardens further afield.
Various day trips to private and well known gardens are planned through the year with more tea and cake!. See Events Page »

Join Us

To become a member of the Society, just come to any of our meetings to enrol.
The annual subscription is currently £8. Membership Application Form »

The Society is affiliated to the National Vegetable Society (NVS) and members can attend their meetings in Bridge Village Hall on the second Wednesday of the month

Members showing their current membership card are eligible for 10% discount (except on sale items) at Archers Low Nurseries in Ash Road, Sandwich - with a 10% discount on plants only at Layham Garden Centre, Lower Road, Staple - also at Preston Garden Centre, The Street, Preston a 5% discount (except in café)

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