Ropley Horticultural Society

Programme and Events - 2020.

All evening meetings are held at the Ropley Sports Pavilion (SO24 0DJ), behind the Ropley Parish Hall, at 7.45pm, unless stated otherwise.
Visitors are welcome at all evening meetings - Entrance fee £5 - Free parking.

Monday 27 January
AGM & Illustrated talk 'Travel through the Himalayas'.
Rem Moser

Wednesday 19 February
Visit to Little Court, Crawley. NGS Garden known for its snowdrops and late winter bulbs.

Monday 24th February
Illustrated talk 'Flowers of Reserves and Roadside'
Gerald Ponting

Monday 30th March
'Looking after your Lawn'.
Wilf Simcox.

Saturday 4th April
SPRING SHOW 8.00am - 4.00pm
(Show open to public 2.30pm - 4.00pm)
Refreshments featuring home baking. Relax over a special Cornish cream tea with waitress service before admiring the displays of Spring flowers, floral art and cookery.
Ropley Parish Hall

Monday 27th April
Illustrated talk 'The Production and Seduction of Growing Roses'.
Stewart Pocock of Pococks Roses, Romsey.

Friday 15th May
PLANT SALE 12.00pm - 7.00pm
Locally grown bedding, specimen plants, vegetables and perennials. Come early to get the best choice! Plenty of parking
Sports Pavilion behind Ropley Parish Hall

Monday 29th June
Visit to Uppark, South Harting National Trust property

Monday 29th July
Gardeners Questions & Answers
Ray Broughton.

Saturday 22nd August
SUMMER SHOW 8.00am - 4.00pm
(Show open to public 2.30pm - 4.00pm)
Entry free and home-made refreshments available. Come early to see the best of our flowers, fruit, vegetables, floral art, cookery, craft and photographs.
Guest Prize Presenter Mr Geoff Hawkins
Ropley Parish Hall

Tuesday 8 September
Visit to Longstock Water Garden, Stockbridge

Monday 28 September
Illustrated talk 'Dressing Your House for Christmas'
Susanna Jarrett

Monday 26th October
Illustrated talk '350 Years of Glasshouses at Oxford Botanical Gardens'
Timothy Walker

Monday 30th November
CHRISTMAS Festivities
Mince Pies & Mulled Wine
Illustrated talk 'Death In the Garden'
Michael Brown


Monday 25th January
AGM followed by a presentation:
'Photography in Your Garden'
Gordon Brown