Warlingham & District Horticultural Society
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ABOUT THE SOCIETY
Warlingham & District Horticultural Society has almost 700 members. New members are always welcome - come and join us for social, horticultural and community events! Everyone - not just gardeners are welcome - at just £5 per year it's tremendous value!
After a very difficult time in 2021 you will see below we are planning a full programme for 2022 and are looking forward to meeting our members again. Now that Kinghts Garden Centre and Son Flowers are open again the discount given on production of your membership card is valuable to members as well as supporting local businesses. Also new for 2022 is the CPRE discount scheme which hopefully will encourage us all to visit new places. Please see the newsletter for full details.


EVENTS 2022
QUIZ NIGHT AT THE CHURCH HALL Friday 4 March 7.30pm This is a very easy going evening arranged in team tables (four to six people per table). The evening should close around 10.30pm. Why not make up a team and enjoy a carefree evening for just £10 a person. Booking details will be announced in a Bulletin/e- Newsletter prior to the event.
Quiz Night
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AT THE VILLAGE HALL Saturday 26 March 3.30pm Come along to the AGM [PLEASE NOTE in the VILLAGE HALL this year] and hear about what we’ve been doing, what we intend to do and tell us anything that you’d like us to consider for the future. Refreshments served afterwards so time to catch up with old friends and meet other members as well as the Committee in a relaxed atmosphere.
PLANT SALE AND COFFEE MORNING AT THE CHURCH HALL Saturday 14 May 9.30-11.30am A broad selection of bedding plants, perennials and vegetable plants will be available at very competitive prices. It is hoped that members will be able to contribute any of their own pot plants, rooted cuttings and seedlings. If you can, please notify Peter Kerry on 01883 623156.
Plant Sale
WARLINGHAM FAIR Saturday 18 June 11.00am-4.00pm Not only come to the fair and support this fantastic village event but, make sure that you visit our stand! Have a go on the Tombola, buy a plant or two or a little something for the garden!
ANNUAL SHOW AT THE CHURCH HALL Saturday 20 August 2.30-4.30pm A warm welcome awaits you at our popular Annual Show. With almost 90 fantastic classes to enter ranging from flowers and vegetables to baking, preserves and handicrafts, there’s something for everyone including children! If you are unable to enter, do at least come along and see all the exhibits and try your luck in our raffle.
Annual Show
Outings 2022
HINTON AMPNER and THE MID HANTS RAILWAY [THE WATERCRESS LINE], HAMPSHIRE Thursday 19 May Hinton Ampner is an elegant National Trust house set in superb Hampshire countryside with magnificent vistas across parkland towards the South Downs. The house has an outstanding collection of furniture, paintings and objets d’art whilst the garden is widely acknowledged as a masterpiece of 20th century design.
Hinton Ampner
WEST DEAN GARDENS,WEST SUSSEXThursday 8 September Nestled at the foot of the South Downs in West Sussex, is one of the greatest restored gardens open to the public today. To complete your visit, there is a superb gift shop as well as a restaurant utilising produce from the gardens.
West Dean

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
Annual plant sale – great plants at great prices
Use of the Allotment Society trading store on Sunday mornings
Annual flower show – a chance to show off your skills and win a prize!
30% off entry to RHS Wisley – with the club ticket (not valid on Sundays)
Quiz night
Outings to places of interest
Entry (at £1) to National Vegetable Society meetings (show membership card)
10% discount off bouquets from Son Flowers Warlingham
10% discount off most plants and soils at Knights Garden Centres (Chelsham and Woldingham)

AFFILIATED SOCIETIES
RHS Royal Horticultural Society
NVS National Vegetable Society
NCS National Chrysanthemum Society
NDS National Dahlia Society
Campaign to Protect Rural England