Horticultural Society Event Dates

The Swallowfield Horticultural Society, in conjunction with the Shinfield Horticultural Society offers a series of talks which anyone is welcome to attend:

Thursday 10th January – Shinfield

AGM followed by African Safari – Helen Pailthorpe
and Cheese and wine

Thursday 14th February – hosted by Swallowfield

Pollen and Forensics – Michael Keith-Lucas

Thursday 14th March – hosted by Shinfield

Potatoes – Alan Wilson

Thursday 11th April – hosted by Swallowfield

Ponds – Will Messenger

Thursday 9th May- hosted by Shinfield

Roses of Mottisfont Abbey – Thomas Stone

Thurs 13th June – hosted by Swallowfield

Plant swap – Margaret Finch

Thursday 11th July – hosted by Shinfield

BBQ at Shinfield Allotments

Thursday 12th September – hosted by Swallowfield

To be confirmed

Thursday 10th October – hosted by Shinfield

Gardens 0f Russia – John Baker

Thursday 8th November – hosted by Swallowfield

Gardens of the Loire Valley – Sylvia Hawes

Thursday 13th December – hosted by Shinfield

Festive flower arranging – Emma Curtis

They start at 7:30pm  with an entrance fee of £1 and everyone is very welcome. If hosted by Swallowfield, then the event is held in the Swallowfield Village Hall, and if hosted by Shinfield, then it is in the Shinfield Primary School on School Green.

As well as the above talks the Society has three small Shows: the Spring, Summer and Autumn Shows, all of which are held in the Swallowfield Village Hall as follows:

Saturday 30th March – Swallowfield Spring Show

Saturday 22nd June – Swallowfield Summer Show

Saturday 21st September  – Swallowfield Autumn Show

Staging for exhibits is from 6pm.