We love plants! We like looking at them, growing them and talking about them.
new year, new ideas, new plans, new plants
Although it’s the middle of winter there are still lots of plants to see and talk about.
Winter-flowering shrubs and bulbs are blooming and the snowdrop season is getting into full swing.
Take a look at the latest news and upcoming events
It’s that time of year again. Galanthophiles are now out in force. Are you tempted to join them? There are lots of events planned all over the country and a few quite close to home.
was it february folly?
I ventured out on another dull, dark day last Sunday to see what I could find at Hole Park. We had been promised a Snowdrop and Winter Plant Fair organized by Plant Fairs Roadshow
We had a super January meeting. It wasn’t quite what was planned but it was very good. A packed hall heard about and saw what must have been hundreds of plants and a great time was had by all.
Woodland Group AGM
The HPS Shade and Woodland Plants Group are holding their AGM in Kent in May this year and some of our members are opening their gardens for the event.
Spring Indoor Plant Fair
It’s time once again for our very popular Spring Indoor Plant Fair at Lenham on 19th March. You can browse and buy from nurseries in the comfort of a warm hall. Come and find something special.
Special Spring Meeting
Our Spring Meeting at Lenham on 19th March has something for everyone. An indoor plant fair, photographic competition, plant displays and a talk by Fergus Garrett from Great Dixter.
National HPS AGM
There’s an opportunity to meet members from around the country and join in the celebration at the Diamond Anniversary Annual Lecture Day and AGM in Easton, Norfolk on 25th March.
Garden Visit – Ivy Hatch
See some fabulous trees and shrubs, including many rare specimens, in the 15-acre garden and arboretum at White House Farm in Ivy Hatch on Thursday 13 April.
Beautiful iris – there’s no flower quite like it and Sue Marshall will tell us all about them. Then we’ll have our Seedling Swap. It’s all happening at Smarden Charter Hall on Sunday 23rd April.
Coming soon to brighten your spring
what's great about hps kent group?
if you love plants the hardy plant society kent group is for you
From events and other members you will be able to find out more about all your favourite plants
Meetings and plant fairs are held all across the county in easy-to-find-and-park locations
You will be made very welcome and can meet friendly, like-minded people
Membership could be the key that opens the door to even more enjoyment of plants and gardens