Halstead & District Horticultural Society
Established in 1976, the Halstead & District Horticultural Society is an active village club with around 120 members. It is organised and run by a committee of twelve.
shows – Spring, Summer and Autumn
A full day coach outing plus other outings using members’ transport
Regular talks on a wide range of gardening and related topics
Plant Sale in May
Annual Quiz in October
We also have around twenty Allotment Plots
in a lovely Walled Garden which is run by the Society. Plots are all of a
manageable size and plot holders can also benefit from communal areas of orchard
and soft fruit beds. Call Helen on 01689 860805 if you would like to know more.
We are delighted to be linked to the Badgers Mount website and hope this will encourage new enquiries for membership, especially from the Badgers Mount area.
Halstead allotments in walled garden - winter photo
Annual subscriptions for 2019 are:
Under 18s: Free
Allotmenteers: £5 plus £20pa allotment fee
For more information please call:
|Barrie Blundell||Membership||01959 533074|
|Helen Erhardt||Allotments||01689 860805|
February 28th 8pm -
Talk Bennet Smith ‘Unusual Plants for Small Places’
March 28th Staging 7.45 - 8.10pm SPRING SHOW at Halstead Village Hall
April 25th 8pm – Talk John Waller ‘Willow Weaving and Coppicing’
April 30th (Tuesday) Merriments Gardens & Pashley Manor Outing by coach - departure 9.00am
May 4th (Saturday) 10.00am - 12 noon PLANT SALE at Halstead Village Hall
June 14th (Friday) Savill Gardens – Windsor Great Park Outing by coach - departure 9.00am
June 27th Staging 7.45 - 8.10pm SUMMER SHOW at Halstead Village Hall
August 28th (Wednesday) Biggin Hill Garden Outing by own transport
September 7th (Saturday) Staging 9.30-11.30am AUTUMN SHOW at Halstead Village Hall at 1.45pm.
September 26th 8pm – Talk Russell Bowes ‘Ancient Gardens’
October 10th (Thursday) 7.30pm for 8.00pm QUIZ at Halstead Village Hall
October 24th 8pm – Talk Tony Wiseman, the current Head Gardener at Penshurst. ‘Penshurst – past, present and future’
November 28th 8pm ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Wine, Nibbles & Mince Pies
December 7th (Saturday) 2pm CHRISTMAS FAIR at Halstead Village Hall
The Committee reserves the right to change the published programme.
Evening events are usually held on the fourth Thursday of the month at 8pm at Halstead Village Hall, Knockholt Road, TN14 7EX. Members free. Visitors welcome - £2.
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