Alpine Garden Society (East Kent)

Lower Hardres, Kent




Society Details - Meetings, Venues, Website & Contacts


Venue:                         Lower Hardres Village Hall, Hardres Court Road, Lower Hardres, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 5NP

Day(s):                         Second Friday of month, eight meetings per year

Dates:                          ►Feb ►Mar ►Apr ►May ►Sep ►Oct ►Nov ►Dec

Time:                            19:00 for 19:30



Venue:                         As above, unless otherwise stated in Diary below




Contact                       Ms Gillian Ingram

Phone:                         01795 535919



Information                Please see website, or phone / send e-mail for further details





Society Diary - Events, Shows, Talks & Visits

Diary 2018


09 Feb                         The Kent Gardens Trust - a talk by Elizabeth Cairns & Tom La Dell


09 Mar                          Italian Gardens - a talk by Olivia Hallon

< + >                             Plants in my Garden - a talk by Peter Jacob


13 Apr                          Spring Show - Sutton Valence School, ME17 3HL - 12:00~16:00

< + >                             Plant Auction and Plant Sale - Lower Hardres Village Hall, CT4 5NP - 19:30


09 May                         Garden visit in Barham


11 May                         Bulb evening with practical demonstrations and bulb exchange


xx Aug                         Garden Picnic - to be arranged


14 Sep                         Annual General Meeting
the evening will include Pioneering American Gardeners - a talk by Tim Ingram


13 Oct                          Talks and Plant Sales Event - Lenham Village Hall - 13:30~17:00
Small Treasures, Troughs and Raised Beds - a talk by Hester Forde
> The Mountain Garden, Plants and People - a talk by Sarah Morgan
> the event will also include demonstrations and plant sales
> non-members are welcome to attend - £5.00 admission


20 Oct                          Autumn Show - Sutton Valence School, ME17 3HL - 12:00~16:00


09 Nov                         Picos de Europa - a talk by Richard Horswood


14 Dec                         Gardens of the Czech Republic - a talk by Mike Brett


Diary 2019


08 Feb                         Visit to Copton Ash to view Snowdrops - 14:00




About Us

Our regular meetings often include speakers on plants, expeditions or practical. We also arrange garden visits.

Four groups combine for the Kent Spring & Autumn Shows. Shows are open to National members. Nurseries, crafts & local food and wine.


Annual subscription: £9.00 per person, or £7.00 if a member of the Alpine Garden Society.






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