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Dates for your Diary

Mark your calendars! Check out our upcoming events and meetings for the Horticultural Society of Preston, Elmstone, & Stourmouth.

Venue: Preston Village Hall, Mill Lane, Preston, Kent, CT3

 Lecture Start Time: 7.30pm

Don't miss out on our exciting opportunities to learn, connect, and grow.

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Plant Sale & Big Breakfast

4th April 2024 at 9.30am

🌿🌸 Don't miss out on the greenery extravaganza this Saturday! 🌱 The Horticultural Society is hosting a plant sale, and it's going to be blooming marvelous! 🎉 Join us at Preston Village Hall between 9:30-10am. 🏡 Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just starting out, there's something for everyone! 🌺 Plus, it's in conjunction with the Big Breakfast, so you can fuel up for your gardening adventures! 🍳🥞 If you have any spare plants to contribute tot he sale table, please bring them along at 9.30-10am and let's make this sale even greener! 🌿 See you there, fellow plant enthusiasts! 🌼 🌿🌷

Venue: Preston Village Hall, Mill Lane, Preston, Canterbury

Timing: 9.30-10am

Plant Shed

Site Visit

Venue TBC

22nd May 2024

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Members' Sweet Pea & Rose Show

(& Social Evening!)

26th June 2024

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Lecture by Stephen Harmer on 'The History of Sissinghurst Castle Garden'

24th July 2024

Join us for an upcoming site visit by The Gardening Society as we explore and appreciate the beauty of nature together. Venue details will be confirmed soon, so stay tuned for an enriching experience filled with shared insights and a celebration of our local gardening community.

Venue: TBC

Timing: 7.30pm

Join us for a blooming showcase of exquisite sweet peas and roses cultivated by our talented members, followed by a cozy evening filled with camaraderie, gardening tips, and shared joy.

Venue: Preston Village Hall, Mill Lane, Preston, Canterbury

Timing: 7.30pm

Join us for an insightful evening delving into the rich history of this iconic garden, as Stephen shares stories and anecdotes to bring the past to life. An unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of this garden's fascinating legacy.

Venue: Preston Village Hall, Mill Lane, Preston, Canterbury

Timing: 7.30pm

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Lecture by Jaqueline Aviolet on 'Nuts from Around the World'

28th August 2024

Exploring the fascinating world of botanical diversity, Jaqueline will share insights on a vast array of nuts from around the globe, helping us to foster an even deeper appreciation for the tapestry of extraordinary plant life that surrounds us.

Venue: Preston Village Hall, Mill Lane, Preston, Canterbury

Timing: 7.30pm

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Annual Autumn Show

21st September 2024

(Saturday)

Discover a harvest of horticultural wonders, celebrate the passion for gardening, and connect with fellow enthusiasts. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just beginning, our Autumn Show promises inspiration, camaraderie, and a shared love for cultivating the extraordinary.

Venue: Preston Village Hall, Mill Lane, Preston, Canterbury

Timing: 7.30pm

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Lecture by Rachael Castle 'Shining a Light on Bulbs'

25th September 2024

Join us for an enlightening journey through the world of bulbs, as Rachael shares insights, tips, and the magic of bringing these botanical treasures to life. Don't miss this illuminating event that promises to brighten your understanding of bulbs and add a burst of brilliance to your gardening pursuits!

Venue: Preston Village Hall, Mill Lane, Preston, Canterbury

Timing: 7.30pm

Wild Flowers

Lecture by Sue Buckingham on 'Wild Flowers of Kent'

23rd October 2024

Image by Annie Spratt

Christmas Event!

(Topic to be agreed)

27th November 2024

Gardening Equipment

No Meeting

December 2024

Venue: Preston Village Hall, Mill Lane, Preston, Canterbury

Timing: 7.30pm

Venue: Preston Village Hall, Mill Lane, Preston, Canterbury

Timing: 7.30pm

THE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
PRESTON, ELMSTONE, & STOURMOUTH

What's on, what we offer, and what we do!

Botanical Garden
Cheers
Gardening Equipment
Trophies

GARDEN VISITS

Special Guided Tours

SOCIAL EVENTS

Mix and Mingle

MONTHLY MEETUPS

Learn Something New

COMPETITIONS

Show Time

Crystal Evans - Lecturer on Indoor Plants
“What an excellent lecture - I've learnt so much and am definitely going to try out some of those indoor plants you talked about! Feeling so inspired- thank you!”

A new member

The Horticultual Society of Preston, Elmstone, & Stourmouth 

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