Monica's prize winning geranium with a contender for the consolation prize close by
September Show Entries
Flowers in bloom on the Display Table
Thanks to all the members who brought them
Fiona Dowle won two cups for her squashes and jam
Click here for what is in flower or looking good now
The Society, formally the Kenilworth and District Horticultural Society was formed in March 1890 to further interest in all matters related to horticulture.
Membership is open to all on payment on the annual subscription. Visitors are very welcome too.
Meetings take place on the first Wednesday of each month, at 7:30pm at Wilton Club House, Senior Citizens Club off Abbey End car park. See the Evening Meetings page for more details
Kenilworth Horticultural Society
June Meeting - 7.30pm Wednesday 6th June
Our speaker is Geoff Croft and the topic is 'Hanging Baskets'. He will be showing us how to make Hanging Baskets for all situations. The baskets will be our raffle prizes so some lucky members will be taking them home.
We held our plant sale in May. Thank you to everyone who brought and bought plants. There will also be some dahlia plants for sale at our June Meeting.
Our membership fee is great value at £10 and we hope you will join and enjoy our speakers and shows throughout the year. Membership also gives you 10% discount at Hinton's, Smiths and Russell's Nurseries and on line at www.ashridgetrees.co.uk
Evening Meetings and Outings
The 2018 programme for our evening meetings, together with dates for plant sales and the shows, is on the Evening Meetings page.
Photos of our 2017 outings are on the Outingspage as are details of our outings for 2018. Our first visit was to the Malvern Spring Show on Saturday May 12th. We were blessed with lovely weather and a good time was had by all.
At our May meeting our speaker was Mick Evans Head Gardener at Packwood House. He showed some beautiful pictures of the many changes made to the garden in recent years. Those of us who have not been to Packwood recently are all now keen to visit To read more about our recent meetings click here.
Our Spring Show was in April and photos will soon be put on the shows page. In 2017 we held our Autumn Show in September and our Geranium Competition in August. You can see photos of the Show entries and winners and the geraniums on the Show page.
Visits to Members gardens are planned through the summer. The next ones are to Jenny Matthews garden on Sunday 3rd June 3-5pm and to Vera Ainsworth's on Sunday 15th July 3pm. If you would like to go it costs £4 which includes a cup of tea and cake. There were four very enjoyable Club visits to members' gardens in 2017 - there are pictures on the Outings Page. A big thank you to Vera, Jenny and Catherine who are opening their gardens for us.