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We are community run horticultural society holding annual shows as well as arranging a variety of talks and visits to gardens of interest throughout the year. To find out more about subscriptions and discounts, see our About Us page.

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For our calendar of shows, talks and outings please see the 2019 programme below, or our Events page.  In 2019 we will be holding a Spring and an Autumn show in Groombridge Village Hall  - a link to the show schedules is available via the Events page.

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Show Rules

Interested in entering one of shows? Please check out our show rules and scoring pages for more details.

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Programme for 2019


Thursday 17th: ​7.15 pm A.G.M. in Club Room, followed at 8pm with a talk  entitled "50 Greys of Shade" by Colin Moat. 


Thursday 21st: ​8pm in the Main Hall. BBC's Gardener's World presenter Nick Bailey "How to revive your Garden"


Thursday 21st: 8pm in the New Hall. Stephen Moore from Rapkyns Nursery "Spring Colour"


Saturday 6th: ​2.30pm The Spring Show

Thursday 25th: Coach trip to Borde Hill House and Garden


Saturday 11th: ​9am to 12noon  The Spring Plant Sale


Saturday 27th: Coach trip to Kew Gardens


Saturday 14th​: 2.30pm The Autumn Show


Saturday 12th​: 9am to 12noon The Autumn Plant Sale 

Thursday 17th: 8pm in the New Hall. Kathryn Lynn "How to love Weeds"


Thursday 21st​: 8pm in the New Hall. Floral decorations for Christmas - demonstration by Sue Thompson.  Please note that there is usually an entry charge for this event (for both members and non members) to cover the additional costs and beautiful raffle prizes.  Christmas themed refreshments are provided and it always proves to be a popular and sociable end to the year.