Please see the bottom of this page for information of the ‘mini show’ we hold at each monthly meeting.
ASCOT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
(affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society)
JAN 8th “Gardens to brighten the shorter days” Peter Cleare
FEB 12th “Iran – Bulbs and dionysias – travelling and plant hunting
in Iran” Andrew Radgick
Competition: Pot of spring bulbs
MAR 11th “Tastier Almonds, Sweeter Apricots ten years breeding
improvements in Afghanistan” Greg Cullen
Competition: “Spring” – a photograph
APR 8th SPRING SHOW
MAY 13th “Ponds and Bog Gardens” John Negus
Competition: Watercress grown from seed
JUN 10th “The Perfumed Garden – Plants for scent” Nina Whittam
Competition: A vase of scented flowers or foliage
JUL 8th “The Dragon and the Damsel” Brian Clews
Competition: “Summer” – a photograph
AUG 1st (Sat) SUMMER SHOW at LV School, London Road, Ascot (from 2pm.)
AUG 12th –to be arranged
Competition: Misshapen vegetable(s)
SEP 12th (Sat) AUTUMN SHOW 2.30pm at Carnation Hall, Winkfield
SEP 9th “65 Years in Horticulture” Jim Buttress VMH
Competition: “Autumn” – a photograph
SEP ? (Mon) Annual Inter-society Quiz At Henry Street Garden Centre,
Arborfield at 7.30pm
OCT 14th “Arts & Crafts Gardens” Cherrill Sands
Competition: Tree fruits
NOV 11th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Competition: “Winter” – a photograph
DEC 9th CHRISTMAS SHOW and Social Evening
DEC ? CHRISTMAS SOCIETY LUNCH. to be arranged.
In addition to the competitions with variable subjects, mini-shows are held monthly with the following classes:
A Flowering pot plant.
A Pot plant grown for foliage.
A Vase of flowers.
A Dish of fruit. Winners in each class are chosen by popular vote at the meeting.
There is also a flower competition entitled “Flower of my choice” which is judged by the visiting speaker/demonstrator.
General Purpose Committee meetings (8pm. in St Martin’s Hall, Chavey Down)
Wednesday 6th February, 3rd April, 5th June, 3rd July, 7th August,2nd October, 4th December.
Monthly meetings take place on the second Wednesday at 8.00pm in King Edward’s Hall, King Edward’s Road, North Ascot, SL5 8PD. (unless stated)
Admission – members £1, non-members £2.50. Annual membership £12.
For further details call 01344 622086