Maidstone Horticultural Society members welcome you to gardening with us in 2020

We are a friendly Society with around 100 enthusiastic members and welcome everyone whether they are new to gardening or have many years of experience.

If you are starting gardening and wish to learn, we have plenty of people to help you. As a member of Maidstone Horticultural Society you can enjoy a discount of 10% all year with two local retail Nurseries (see below).

Why not come along to one of our Talks or Shows just for a visit?

Our aim is to enjoy all aspects of gardening and we organise a full programme of activities to choose from throughout the year:-

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some of the following events have been cancelled. Please see the Programme 2020 page or other relevant pages for further information.  We will be reviewing the situation so please check this website for any updates.

  • 7 Talks – on gardening subjects by visiting speakers – during Spring and Autumn evening meetings
  • 2 Shows in 2020, SPRING and AUTUMN, featuring the main flowers and vegetables in season plus cookery, crafts and floral art
  • 3 Coach Outings – to well-known interesting gardens, some with houses – full day
  • A Summer Garden Party – an enjoyable social occasion in a member’s garden. Delicious tea, plant and book sales, raffle and games.  Date and venue to be confirmed.
  • A festive Sunday Lunch early in December – we enjoy a meal together followed by the Presentation of Trophies won at the shows

Our Talks are held in the Baptist Church Hall in Knightrider Street, Maidstone ME15 6LU.

Our Shows are held at St Nicholas Church Hall, Poplar Grove, Allington, Maidstone, ME16 0DE

*10% discount is given all year to MHS members by local firm Rumwood Nurseries of New Road, Langley, Maidstone ME17 3ND and 20% for 1 day only, on Saturday 25th April – all day, on production of a valid MHS membership card.    www.rumwoodnurseries.co.uk

Also *10% discount at Bumbles Plant Centre for MHS members on production of a valid MHS membership card.  The Plant Centre is at Tolehurst Farm, Frittenden, Cranbrook, TN17 2BP.    www.bumbles-plant-centre.co.uk

  • Discount may not be available on all items.

Prize Vouchers for money off are given to MHS members

by two local firms:-

Coolings Potted Garden, Bearsted   www.thepottedgarden.co.uk

Rumwood Nurseries, Langley  www.rumwoodnurseries.co.uk

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Our Annual Subscription is £15.00

To join Maidstone Horticultural Society please go to our Join Us page.