About Us

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 2020 programme below, or our Events page.  In 2020 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 2020

Sadly, as the result of the current and likely COVID 19 restrictions, we have had to take the very difficult decision to cancel the remaining events in our 2020 Programme.

Jordans Nursery will be posting on Facebook an updated price list shortly, for those of you that are looking to purchase plants this autumn.


Thursday 16th: ​7.15 pm A.G.M. in Club Room, followed at 8pm with a talk from Andy Gorman- Strong, a Senior NT gardener from Standen Gardens 


Thursday 20th: ​8pm in the Main Hall.  Peter Birchall aka "Pete the Pond"


Thursday 19th: 8pm in the New Hall. Jacqueline Aviolet on "Hardy Geraniums - History and Propagation" (plants available to purchase) - Cancelled


Saturday 4th:2.30pm The Spring Show see  Spring Show Schedule - Cancelled

Thursday 30th: Coach trip to Standen House & Gardens - Cancelled


Saturday 16th: 9am to 12noon The Spring Plant Sale - Cancelled
A members only online version available


Saturday 25th: Coach trip to The Salutation House & Gardens


Saturday 12th​: 2.30pm The Autumn Show - Cancelled. Following the success of our virtual Spring Show, we are now launching our virtual Autumn Show, see events page


Saturday 10th​: Cancelled - 9am to 12noon The Autumn Plant Sale 

Thursday 15th: Cancelled - 8pm in the New Hall.  Ian Beavis on "The Flora & Fauna of Tunbridge Wells"


Thursday 19th​: Cancelled - 8pm in the New Hall. "The Spirit of Christmas" floral demonstration by Jenny Nye.  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.