A very friendly group with a shared interest in plants and gardens

THE FORDINGBRIDGE AND DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

Meetings will be held in accordance with current Covid-19 rules

All evening meetings are held at 7.30pm  in the West Room of the Greenwich Suite at Avonway Community Centre at 36 Shaftesbury Street, Fordingbridge SP6 1JF. In June the meeting is held in the East Room and the Evening Show is held in the West Room. Please note that although there are a limited number of disabled car parking spaces at Avonway, all general car parking is available free of charge in the main Fordingbridge Car Park located about 50 yards further along the road.

Avonway Management has asked that should you have to park on the road, then this is done sensibly without parking on the bend or obstructing any neighbouring gates or driveways. Thank you.

Please note that the use of Bikini Vases is not permitted in the Table Shows or the Evening Show in June

CALENDAR FOR 2021

January 25th          Meeting cancelled

February 22nd       Meeting cancelled

 

March 29th

“Why do Foxgloves have no smell?” – Alan Edmondson

Table Show – 3 Daffodils

 

April 26th

General Meeting    (rearranged from November 2020)

Table Show: A vase of mixed flowers

 

May 8th and May 15th (both Saturdays)   

Sale of Spring/Summer bedding plants, perennials and vegetable plants at Fordingbridge Car Park by the Library from 9.00am until mid-day.

 

May 24th (one week earlier than usual, due to the Spring Bank Holiday on 31st May)       

“Design aspects of Garden Ponds” – Sandy Worth

(1)     A Pot Plant

(2)     Three stems of perennials

 

June 28th   

“Recycling and water conservation” – Kelvin Mason

Evening Show – members only (a special Schedule will apply)

 

September 27th   

“Orchids and their care” – Roger Frampton  (members may like to bring their own plants)

Table Show:

(1)     the longest runner bean

(2)     Three tomatoes – all of one kind

(3)     Three dahlias

 

October 25th 

“The Liiving Art of Bonsai” – Graham Alexander

(1)     3 vegetables – all different

(2)     Any stem of autumn Flower

 

November 29th

Annual General Meeting

Table Show:

‘A Seasonal Arrangement’ (using material from your own garden)

 

January 31st 2022

“Hilliers Gardens ‘Paradise through the Seasons – John Combes

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