Spring is advancing apace!
The speed with which the season is advancing is amazing and there are so many plants to enjoy,
Let’s hope for some lovely days to make the most of the rest of the spring.
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HPS Kent Top 30
We’ve started the countdown with Number 30. There will be one a day until we reveal Number 1, when we’ll find out which plant Kent Group members have voted their favourite.
HPS Kent Top 30
Kent Group members have voted for their Top 5 can’t-do-without plants and we have compiled a list of the Group’s favourite Top 30.
Follow the countdown on our blog.
In March 1988 100 members laid the foundations for the Kent Group of the Hardy Plant Society. 30 years later, we’re still going strong with a fantastic range of activities.
In Shaftesbury something amazing happens each year in February when townsfolk and visitors come to enjoy the snowdrops that have been planted all over the town.
We went west
Four Kent Group snowdrop enthusiasts set off westwards for the Shaftesbury Snowdrop Festival Study, Sale and Social Day but couldn’t resist a stop off on the way.
Three HPS Kent Group members, travelled to the Shaftesbury Snowdrop Festival, taking a slight detour to see the snowdrops at Welford Park in Berkshire on the way.
You cannot be serious!
Read all about HPS Kent Group’s ‘Top 30 Couldn’t-Do-Without Plants’, a list that we are compiling to celebrate our 30th Anniversary. Find out just how hard it is to choose.
Garden Visit in fordwich
This is a members only visit in May to a delightful garden on the banks of the River Stour. If you’d like to come on visits like this find out how to join us here.
Gill Regan is holding a workshop for members in her beautiful garden to try to explain the mysteries of plant identification for the many non-botanists among us.
Gardening is usually something of a solitary occupation so belonging to a society like ours gives us the opportunity to meet other like-minded people to share our love of plants. Some of us are experts, some are beginners and most of us are somewhere in between but we are all keen to learn more and to share the knowledge we gather.