We are a friendly Society with about 140 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 a local retail Nursery (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:-
- 7 Talks – on gardening subjects by visiting speakers – during Spring and Autumn evening meetings
- 2 Shows in 2017, SPRING AND LATE SUMMER, 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
- A Dinner Evening – in November – we enjoy a meal together followed by the Presentation of Trophies won at the shows
- Floral Art Group – holds monthly meetings for workshops and demonstrations
Our Talks, Shows and Floral Art Group meetings are held in the halls of the Baptist Church in Knightrider Street, Maidstone ME15 6LU
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 29 April, on production of a valid MHS membership card.
Prize Vouchers for money off are given to MHS members
by two local firms
The Potted Garden, Bearsted www.thepottedgarden.co.uk
Rumwood Nurseries, Langley www.rumwoodnurseries.co.uk
MHS is affiliated to
ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
KENT FEDERATION OF HORTICULTURAL SOCIETIES
SOUTH EAST ENGLAND DAFFODIL SOCIETY
NATIONAL VEGETABLE SOCIETY
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Our Annual Subscription is £8
To join Maidstone Horticultural Society please go to our Join Us page.