Ash Horticultural Society
Ash Village Hall, Queen's Road
Ash, Nr Canterbury CT3 2BG
Ash Horticultural Society
Affiliated to the RHS and the National Vegetable Society (NVS)
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Meetings and Talks in Ash Village Hall at 7:30pm unless as stated - Entry £2
|Thurs 28th||Meeting: Jacqueline Aviolet - Hardy Geraniums - Competition: House Plant in a Pot|
Meeting: Sarah Rogers - Riverhill Himalayan Garden (we visit in June) -
|Sat 6th||10am to 12noon Saturday Social in Ash Village Hall|
|Tues 16th 5:30pm||
Visit to Europa Tomato Nursery Ash. Early season start of harvest
|Thurs 25th||Meeting: Maureen Rainey: Water for Wildlife & Society Plant Sale
Competition: A edible item incorporating Easter egg chocolate
|Sat 27th 9:15am||
Coach to Pashley Manor Tulip Festival, Ticehurst and to Tenterden
|Sun 12th - Wed 15th||Garden Tour to New Forest
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Kent Garden Show Quiz, Ash team in Garden Quiz at Kent Garden Show, Detling - Free double tickets for the show are available
|Thurs 30th||Meeting: Caroline Halfpenny: Scentsational & Society Plant Sale
Competition: Something from your kitchen garden (eg veg., bunch of herbs)
|Sat 8th 9:15am||Coach to Riverhill Himalayan Garden, Sevenoaks and Orchard House, Marden|
|Thurs 20th 7:30pm||
ROSE SHOW in the Salutation Garden - Note change of date
|Sun 7th||2:30 to 4:00pm - Visit by car to Cherry Tree Cottage, Cooper Street, Ash, CT3 2NP|
|Thurs 18th||Afternoon: Visit by car to - The Orangery, Mystole, Chartham CT4 7DB|
|Thurs 25th||Meeting: Rachel Castle: The Primula Auricula
Competition: Flower arrangement in a drinking glass
|Wed 31st 9:00am||Coach to leaves for RHS Hyde Hall Flower Show & Plant Fair|
|Sat 17th||SUMMER SHOW (Deadline for entries Thur 15th Aug)|
|Thurs 5th|| Visit by car to Arrive at 6:00pm at:
Doddington Place, Doddington, Sittingbourne ME9 0BB
|Thurs 26th||Meeting: Jim Buttress: RHS Judge 65 years in Horticulture
Competition: (Your) Vase of berries and seedheads
|Thurs 31st||Meeting: 7:15pm AGM
7.30pm Alexander Hunt: of Potash Farm All things Nutty (with items for sale)
Competition: Photograph: Shades of Autumn
|Thurs 28th||Meeting: Jeanette Lerwill: Designing with plants|
|Thurs 12th||Christmas Social|
Help research into Horticulture and water use in gardens by taking part in the RHS Survey - until 30th April - Please Click / Tap
Local branch meetings held on 2nd Wednesday of the month at Bridge Village Hall, High Street, Bridge, Canterbury, Kent CT4 5JZ. The hall is open at 7.30pm for tea/coffee and biscuits (£1.00) followed by our meeting at 8.00pm
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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 hold a fantastic monthly raffle.
Throughout the year we hold "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!.
To become a member of the Society, just come to any of our meetings to enrol.
The annual subscription is currently £8.
As well as enjoying our many activities, members can also attend NVS meetings in Bridge.
Members showing their membership card are entitled to a 10% discount (except on sale items) from the local nurseries: Archers Low Nurseries in Ash Road, Sandwich and Summerfield Nursery in Barnsole Road, Staple - also at Preston Garden Centre, The Street, Preston a 5% discount (except in café).
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