Braishfield Horticultural Society

The Village Gardening Club



Tips of
the week:

  • PROGRAMME 2018

  • Tuesday 9 January
    HUNTING FOR BLACKBERRIES IN CHINA
    Barry Clarke Botanist, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

  • Tuesday 13 February
    GARDENING FOR BUTTERFLIES
    Dr Andy Barker Conservationist

  • Tuesday 13th March
    GROWING SWEET PEAS
    Jim McDonald

  • Tuesday 10 April
    PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PRUNING
    Ray Broughton
    Also the SPRING SHOW.

  • Tuesday 8 May
    MEMBERS' EVENING AND PLANT SWAP

  • June
    GARDEN VISITS
    To be arranged

  • Saturday 14 July
    ANNUAL FLOWER SHOW

  • Tuesday 24 July
    CHAIRMAN'S GARDEN PARTY
    members and friends only

  • Tuesday 11 September
    GETTING IT RIGHT
    Ricky Dorlay Gold medal winner at Chelsea Flower Show

  • Tuesday 9 October
    FLOWER BORDERS AT WISLEY
    David Jewell Head of Collections at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
    Also the APPLE COMPETITION.

  • Tuesday 13 November
    ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

  • Friday 23 November
    CELEBRITY TALK
    Roy Lancaster My Life of Plants


One of the gardens we visited in 2018

Do you know this unusual plant?


Talk by Roy Lancaster

We are pleased that the well known plant expert Roy Lancaster has agreed to give a talk to the society on "My Life of Plants" in the Village Hall at 7:30 on 23 November. Entrance will be by ticket only. These cost £7.50 and will include a glass of wine (or alternative). A donation will be made to a charity chosen by Roy.

Members of the society have priority booking for up to two tickets per member until the end of September. After the beginning of October booking will be open to anyone.

Contact Margaret O'Keefe, 6 Hillview Road, Braishfield, SO51 0PP, Tel:01794 368037 to reserve tickets.


Link with the Michelmersh and Timsbury Horticultural Society

The Braishfield Horticultural Society has an arrangement with the Michelmersh and Timsbury Horticultural Society so that members can attend each other's talks and visits. The Michelmersh and Timsbury Society programme can be viewed here. Please be prepared to show your membership card at the door.