Events Calendar

Visit to Church s Harefield Garden (Hidden Gem)
Jul 10 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Visit to Church s Harefield Garden (Hidden Gem) @ Church Gardens

A guided tour by the owner of this family restoration project.  On going development plans of a 160s Renaissance Garden.

Tea and cake are included in the £10 fee

Cactus Section Talk
Aug 17 @ 13:42 – 14:42
The RCHS Proudly Presents Anne Swithinbank
Sep 8 @ 19:30 – 22:00

The RCHS Proudly Presents Anne Swithinbank

Tuesday 8th September 2020 7.30PM


Anne will be joining us on the 8th September to give a talk on An Autumn to Winter Garden

This will be a ticketed event only with a limited number. Tickets on sale via the form below

Anne Swithinbank (born 1957 in Belvedere in Kent) is a trained horticulturist, freelance gardening broadcaster and writer. She trained at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew Gardens and was Glasshouse Supervisor at the Royal Hortcultural Society’s garden at Wisley, Surrey.

She is known for being a regular panellist on Gardeners’ Question Time[1] since 1994, she has also presented television gardening programmes including The Gardens of the Caribbean and The Chelsea Flower Show.

She writes for several magazines and papers including the News of the World and BBC’s Gardeners’ World Magazine. She has written several books on Gardening including the Gardeners’ World Book of Houseplants and Gardeners’ World Book of Containers.

In 1986 she left Wisley to work as a freelance gardener and speaker. She then joined the team on BBC 2’s Gardeners’ World where she was a regular presenter for five years, subsequently she has made guest appearances.

Anne Swithinbank is a patron of the charity the British Cactus & Succulent Society.[2]

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Autumn Show
Sep 12 @ 13:00 – 16:30
Autumn Show @ The Great Barn

Exhibitors will be able to set up from 9am to 11am.  Judging will take place between 11 and 12 and the doors will be open to the public from 1pm.   There will be a produce stall and also refreshments will be sold.  A raffle will also be held in aid of the society.

Cactus Section Talk
Oct 19 @ 20:00 – 22:00
Growing Apples and Pears
Oct 20 @ 19:30 – 21:45
Growing Apples and Pears @ St Lawrence Church Hall

Gerry Edwards will focus on “Growing Apples and Pears in the Garden/Allotment”.  The talk will cover everything required to choose what to plant and how to plant them.  the talk will also include maintenance, harvesting and storage of the fruit.  Apples and books will be on sale.

Quiz Night and Supper
Oct 24 @ 19:00 – 22:15
Quiz Night and Supper @ St Lawrence Church Hall

This event is one where the Committee raises money for the Society and at the same time have fun while exercising the brain – What more could you want?

Tickets are £10 pp and tables will be for 6 persons.  You can come as a group or as a pair or individual.  The price of the tickets includes the Supper which will be served from 7pm onwards.  The food option will always include a vegetarian option.  More details nearer the event.  This is a very successful evening as testified by the number of people who come every year.