Ashford Horticultural Society
Ashford Horticultural Society Outing 2019
|Saturday 20th April||Firle Place Spring Flower Show
The show is now in its 11th year and continues to grow. An eclectic range of 200 exhibitors in the Park, Marquees & Gardens have products galore to enhance your home and garden. Visit the Georgian Riding School with its array of fabulous arts, designs and crafts created by talented artists from the Firle area.
|Sunday 12th May||Stanies Moor Walk
Barry Dix has very kindly volunteered to lead another walk on Staines Moor. This time we will meet in Hithermoor Road, Stanwell and walk along the public footpath.
|Sunday 19th May||Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Tickets will be purchased at a reduced prebooked group rate but, to keep the cost down, members will make their own way to the gardens. If you are interested in this outing and would be able to offer a lift to other members, please let Joy know.
|Saturday 15th June||Borde Hill Gardens
The garden sits within 200 acres of grade 11 list heritage parkland, with rare shrubs and 78 champion trees. In June there is a stunning display of over 750 David Austin English and Gold Standard roses. Borde Hill boasts an astonishing range of plants and affords some of the most spectacular views across the Sussex High Weald to the stunning Ouse Valley Viaduct
|Monday 1st July||The Hanging Hosta Garden
John Baker has given many interesting talks to the Society and we now have the chance to visit his garden in Hampshire. Google “Hanging Hosta’s” to view the garden. Half day outing
|Saturday 27th July||Loseley Garden Show
A popular garden show with our members. The cost includes entry to the show and gardens.
|Saturday 10th August||N.G.S. Margaret Arnott’s Garden
Margaret has given a very enjoyable talk to our Society on The National Garden Scheme. We have been invited to visit her garden in Cobham which is open in aid of N.G.S. This is a half day outing and we will again not be hiring a coach. If you are interested and able to offer a lift to another member, please contact Joy.
www.ngs.org.uk Search “Heathside” to view the garden.
|Sunday 1st September||John Lewis Water Gardens/Longstock Park
We will visit the Farm Shop, Café and Plant Nursery first and then drive a few minutes to the Water Gardens.
|Sunday 8th December||Festive outing
Details later in the year