April 2019 Best in Show won by Catherine

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

Pam's beautiful bulbs in our Spring Show  April 2019

​​​Forthcoming Events
Wednesday July 3rd  -  

Evening Meeting and Summer Show 

Please enter the show! There are classes for Roses Pinks and Swwet Peas and other mixed flowers too. If you need a copy of the Schedule contact Myra Wilkinson (details on Committee Page) Exhibits must be staged by 6.55pm ready for judging which is done by the members.

​Our Speaker is Tamsin Westhorpe from Stockton Bury Gardens where she has worked for several years. Previously she was deputy editor of Amateur Gardening magazine and Editor of The English Garden magazine.  Also if you have interesting plants in your garden please bring along a piece for the display table. Members like to see what others are growing  in their gardens as the seasons develop.  

Membership runs annually from February and is £10. We hope you will join the 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 2019 programme for our evening meetings, together with dates for plant sales and the shows, is on the 
Evening Meetings page.​ To read more about our meetings click here

Our first outing of 2019 was to Kew Gardens. Pictures are on the Outings page. Our next outing is to Lampton Hall and Gardens in Northamptonshire. Full details are on the Outings Page 

In 2018 we visited the  Malvern Spring Show in May and Barnsdale Gardens in September. 

Members Gardens Open

Liz Watson is also opening her garden at Fieldgate on Friday 2nd August 6-8pm, Cost £5 including a glass of wine  and savoury bites, partners and friends welcome. Contact Jenny Matthews for tickets.

A big thank you to Sandra Aulton opened her delightful woodland garden for Club members on a lovely day in April.

Barbara Tyndall ia opening her garden on Tuesday 18th June 2-4pm. Cost is £4 which includes tea and cakes. Please contact Jenny Matthews for tickets. 

​​2019 Shows

The July Show Schedule has been circulated with the newsletter but if you still need a copy please contact Myra Wilkinson.

Photos and winners from our 2019 April Shows are on the Shows page.


This month in the Garden

Click here for what is in flower or looking good now