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Ash Horticultural Society: Events 2019

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Programme of Meetings and Events 2019/20

 

Meetings and Talks in Ash Village Hall at 7:30pm unless as stated - Entry £2

December 2019  
Thurs 12th 7:30pm Christmas Social & Apple Tasting with Peter Chandler (& General Election)
January 2020  

Thurs 30th

7:00 for 7:30pm

ADAM FROST Gardeners World Presenter - see poster
February  
Thurs 27th 7:30pm Meeting: Frances Tophill - Gardening with Communities
Competition: House Plant in a Pot
March  
Thurs 26th 7:30pm

Meeting: Julian Reed - A fascination with ferns
Competition: Vase of Daffodils

April  
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

May  
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

June  
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
Thurs 25th

GARDEN TOUR to North Wales

July  
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

August  
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)
September  
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

October  
Thurs 29th Meeting: 7:15pm AGM

7.30pm Alison Marsden: How to have a great front garden

Competition: Display of berries, fruits and seedheads

November  
Thurs 28th 7:30pm Meeting: Steve Edney: A Tale of Two Gold Medals

Competition: Photo: In my garden

December  
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.

Ash Horticultural Society: Show Information 2019

Summer Show 2019: Full Brochure

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Summer Show: Cups & Awards

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Summer Show 2019: Rules

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Summer Show 2019: Entry Form

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Summer Show 2019:
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Summer Show 2019: Handy Hints for new flower arrangers

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Upcoming Events:


Thursday 12th December
Christmas Social


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


Ash Hort Events


Click or tap to Download & Print The 2020 Programme of events


The National Vegetable Society

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
Please Click / Tap for the 2019 Programme of Events and Talks


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 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!.

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)