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Two new Open Gardens in aid of National Garden Scheme charities

  • Sunday 1 July from 2pm to 6pm
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Two new local gardens to visit this year in aid of the National Garden Scheme charities: 18 Dorchester Gdns NW11 6BN, open 2pm - 6pm, £4.00 (children free) and 121 Erskine Hill NW11 6HU, open 1pm - 6pm, £4.00 (children free) - please note earlier opening time for this garden. Full details/photos www.ngs.org.uk.

Three day tour of the gardens of Kent and Sussex

  • Sunday 1 July to Tuesday 3 July
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Staying at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Felbridge, we will visit the late Christopher Lloyd's stunning Great Dixter, Driftwood Gardens in Seaford, Follers Manor near Alfriston, the Salutation Garden in Sandwich, Goodnestone Park Gardens, and Sissinghurst's Little Sister, where Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicholson gardened before moving to Sissinghurst. This trip will be offered to members of the Horticultural Society first. Non-members contact Diane Berger - 020 8455 0455 - to find out if there are still places available.

Open Garden in aid of National Garden Scheme charities

  • Sunday 22 July from 2pm to 6pm
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Horticultural Society member's prizewinning garden open in aid of the National Garden Scheme at 86 Willifield Way, NW11 6YJ, 2pm - 6pm, £4.00 (children free). Teas. Full details/photos www.ngs.org.uk.

Open Garden in aid of National Garden Scheme charities

  • Sunday 29 July from 2pm to 6pm
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Horticultural Society members' prizewinning garden open in aid of the National Garden Scheme charities at 79 Church Lane N2 0TH, 2pm - 6pm, £4.00 (children free). Teas, raffle. Full details/photos www.ngs.org.uk.

Coach trip to RHS Hyde Hall Flower Show

  • Thursday 2 August
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A floral extravaganza in the stunning surroundings of RHS Hyde Hall in Essex. Specialist nurseries and the chance to explore the garden in full bloom. Details from Diane Berger - 020 8455 0455.

Entry Night for the 287th Flower Show

  • Tuesday 4 September from 7pm to 8pm
at Fellowship House. See full details...
Are you going to bake a cake? Have you made some delectable jam? Have you grown some succulent veg or fabulous flowers? Have you taken some outstanding photographs? All good enough to enter for the Flower Show on Saturday? Check the members' Handbook and submit your entry forms for the Horticultural Society's 287th Flower Show. There will be help on hand if you are new to showing.

The 287th Flower Show with live music from Grimsdyke Brass Band

  • Saturday 8 September from 3pm to 5pm
at Free Church Hall. See full details...
Season of mellow fruitfulness, reflected in the mature fruit and vegetables on display. Also cakes, preserves, photography, etc. Home-made teas, raffle and live music from Grimsdyke Brass Band. Members free, non-members £2.

The Making of Henstead Exotic Garden by Andrew Brogan

  • Thursday 11 October at 7:30pm
at Fellowship House. See full details...
Horticultural Society members on the 2017 three-day trip were bowled over by their visit to Henstead in Suffolk and want to share their experience of listening to Andrew Brogan describing how he made this amazing exotic garden about ten years ago with plants that would normally be happy growing in a jungle. Members free, non-members £3.

104th Annual General Meeting and Prizegiving

  • Tuesday 13 November at 7:30pm
at Fellowship House. See full details...
AGM, reports from officers, election of 2019 committee and presentation of cups, prizes and medals. To put yourself forward for membership of the committee, contact Gladys McLeod, Hon. Sec. - 020 8455 2656.

Celebrate our Society - seasonal party for members and potential members

  • Saturday 8 December at 7:30pm
at Fellowship House. See full details...
Bring a dish of savoury food or a dessert as your entry ticket and enjoy the company of your fellow Horticultural Society members. Potential new members also welcome.