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A Christmas Message

The RCHS Committee would like to Thank all of our members who have supported the Society over the past year

Without your membership and loyalty we would not be here. We see many Societies and Clubs all across the country fall due to lack of support and funds

We are in fact growing, and our membership base is better year on year and we hope to continue this trend in 2018. Please do ask your friends to join, the more members we have the stronger our influences can be to getting reasonable rates for all our events

We have a fantastic line up for you in 2018, We have Nick Bailey, TV Presenter, Horticulturalist coming to talk to us in September, we have coach trips in the planning stage and also a members special discount of 20% OFF at Ducks Hill Garden Centre (Conditions Apply) in our new flyer.

Finally the Committee would like to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and Fantastic Gardening 2018

We will see you at our Cheese & Wine AGM on Tuesday 20th February 2018 (Free Entrance)

Ruislip Central Horticultural Society is a membership-based, non-profit organisation dedicated to all things horticultural.

The Society acts as a valuable resource to its members on horticultural matters, as well as organising flower shows, talks and events. The RCHS promotes the interests of garden and allotment cultivators, bringing people together who have similar interests, to share experience and knowledge. The society also incorporates a specialist Cactus Section, which holds its own events and meetings, and also has a great part to play in our three shows each year. Membership to the RCHS includes access to all Cactus Section events. It also includes access to the Eastcote Horticultural Society trading centre. See drop down menu above for details.

Membership is open to all, with the group being based around the Ruislip, Uxbridge and Pinner areas. We have members from areas as far as Hayes, Northwood, Moor Park and Watford.

Membership costs a nominal £5 per year, with all proceeds being directed back into the Society.

For 2017 the RCHS has received a Grant kindly awarded by Hillingdon Council Arts Department. We appreciate greatly the help from Hillingdon Council and will be using it for our Floral Art and local Schools Competitions within our Shows

A Members Announcement

It is with great sadness, that the Committee of the RCHS inform you of the passing of one of our members Susan Kirk after a short illness

Susan served on the Committee for many years, and was Show Manager for four of them

After leaving the Committee, she continued to help out with any job that needed an extra pair of hands and took an active part in all our events.

Susan was allotment Secretary for Meadway Allotment group. 

We have lost a stalwart member, Susan will be sorely missed 

Details of Susans Funeral will be posted shortly

RCHS Membership 2018

The Membership Form for 2018 is now avalaible

Please click HERE to take you to the membership form for you to print out and fill in

Many Thanks for your continued support


RCHS Latest News

Updated regularly

Don’t miss the last talk of the 2017 Season

On Tuesday, 21st November at 8pm in St Lawrence Church Hall, Patricia Thirion and Janet Honour will be talking about Creating a Chelsea Garden. Patricia and Janet are local garden designers, from Bushey, and they will be sharing their considerable knowledge with our...

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Website Update

To all our members, as we are coming to the end of the year you will notice that the calendar of events is also ending for 2017 Towards the end of December we will be updating the website with an exciting list of events for 2018 and some speakers that we will have...

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Eastcote Trading Hut

One of the benefits of belonging to RCHS is that you can use the Eastcote Horticultural Society Trading Hut on the production of your RCHS MEMBERSHIP CARD. Eastcote Trading Hut have still a good selection of bulbs and other products on sale. From the 1st of November...

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Quiz night 28th October

There are just a few places left if you want to take part in our Quiz on Saturday, 28th October. The price of your ticket, £10, includes the supper. Your options are Chilli con Carne served with rice or the vegetarian option of Butter squash casserole with rice. The...

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Plants for dry shade – October talk

A reminder that the talk for October is on "Plants for dry shade". It will be given by Andrew Mikolajski. He has had a busy career as a gardening author, lecturer and speaker. He has taught garden design and garden history. His talks have garnered many positive...

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Andrew Mikolajski our October Speaker

Tuesday, 17th of October the Society welcomes Andrew Mikolajski - he is a RHS lecturer and author of over 30 gardening titles including the RHS A-Z Encyclopaedia of Garden plants. He will talking about plants for dry shade areas. Our members took a lot of tips from...

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Howard Drury talk Tuesday 19th September

A reminder that the first talk of the Autumn takes place this Tuesday. Please note that the talk will take place in the CHURCH - on the same site and using the same car park. Doors will open at 7.30 for 8pm start. Hope you are looking forward to "40 years of Gardening...

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Autumn Show Report

The Autumn Show Report can be found by going to the top of the page and click Show Report. The prize Winners can also be found with the report. Pictures will be available later. It was very pleasing to here from visitors to the Show how much they appreciated the...

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Deadline for exhibits for Autumn Show is the 6th September

The last RCHS Show of the year is rapidly approaching and after all that good weather over the Bank Holiday there should be lots of exhibits!! A reminder that entries needs to be in by WEDNESDAY, 6TH SEPTEMBER 8PM. You can telephone the entries to Patricia (Show...

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Forthcoming Events

Our 2018 Full Calendar of events will be posted before the New Year

Click on event for full details