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
7:00 for 7:30pm
|ADAM FROST Gardeners World Presenter - see poster|
|Thurs 27th 7:30pm|| Meeting: Frances Tophill - Gardening with Communities
Competition: House Plant in a Pot
|Thurs 26th 7:30pm||
Meeting: Julian Reed - A fascination with ferns
|Sat 4th||SPRING SHOW|
|Thurs 30th 7:30pm||
Meeting: Kearsney Parks Gardeners: Kearsney Abbey and Russell Gardens & Society Plant Sale.
Competition: 6 flowers from your garden - Deadline for Leonardslee & Nymans trip
|Tues 19th||Day trip by coach to Leonardslee & Nymans in West Sussex
|Thurs 28th 7:30pm||
Meeting: Lou Nicholls: Ulting Wick – A garden of change
Competition: Vase of flowering shrubs - Deadline: for trip to Oak Cottage
|Tues 9th||Afternoon visit by car to Oak Cottage & Swallowfields Nursery, Elmsted TN25 5JT|
|Sat 13th 2:00pm||
ROSE SHOW in the President’s Garden & Society Plant Fair
Deadline: for trip to Loseley Park
|Sun 21st to
GARDEN TOUR to North Wales
|Wed 15th||Day trip by coach to Loseley Park, Guildford, Surrey|
|Thurs 30th 7:30pm||Meeting: Linda Ford: Sandown Castle community garden
Competition: Display from your kitchen garden
Deadline for trips to Mark Lane’s garden
Deadline for trip to RHS Wisley
|Sat 15th||SUMMER SHOW (Deadline for entries Thur 13th Aug)|
|Mon 24th & Tues 25th||Visit by car to arrive 11am:
Mark Lane’s The Orchard, Bramling CT3 1NB (numbers limited)
|Sat 12th||Day trip by coach for RHS Wisley Flower Show|
|Thurs 30th 7:30pm||Meeting: Tommy Tønsberg: Confessions of a Norwegian gardener
Competition: Vase of foliage
|Thurs 29th||Meeting: 7:15pm AGM
7.30pm Alison Marsden: How to have a great front garden
Competition: Display of berries, fruits and seedheads
|Thurs 28th 7:30pm||Meeting: Steve Edney: A Tale of Two Gold Medals
Competition: Photo: In my garden
|Thurs 17th 7:30pm||Christmas Social|
|If you have any suggestions for future speakers, or gardens to visit (including your own), please let us know.|
Garden gossips – (informal visits to members’ gardens) will be advertised on the society’s noticeboard in the Village Hall during the year.
The Pat Hume Cup will be awarded to the member with the most points from the monthly competitions.
We are also planning demonstrations on plant propagation – taking cuttings - dates to be arranged.
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.
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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