We love plants! We like looking at them, growing them and talking about them.

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Autumn is definitely here!

Which means that winter cannot be far behind. But lets enjoy the bounty of autumn while we can.

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The Arts and Crafts Movement and its Gardens

with Stephen Harmer

Platt Memorial Hall

Sunday 29 October 2017, 2.30pm

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October meeting

This meeting will be in a new venue for us, at St. Mary’s Platt. Stephen Harmer will speak on ‘The Arts and Crafts Movement and its Gardens’ on Sunday 29 October.

November meeting

We are very pleased to have Graham Gough returning as our speaker on Sunday 26 November. He is an excellent and inspirational speaker. Come and be inspired!

Christmas Party

Kent Group members will be getting together on Sunday 10 December to hear about plants, talk about plants, exercise their brains in a quiz about plants and have fun!

National Events

There’s lots happening on the HPS national stage. Find out all about events throughout the UK, gardens opening to celebrate our 60th Anniversary and interesting articles on a variety of plants.

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what’s great about us?

plants

We love plants and they are the focus of all our activities. Members have a very wide range of interest from well-known plants to the rare and exotic, particular genera or plants for specific conditions. We also can’t resist propagating our plants so members can often swap or buy many plants that are difficult to find elsewhere.

people

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.

activities

We arrange events throughout the year. From September to April we have monthly meetings with a talk, plant display, plant, sundries and book sales and seed swap. In all but the depths of winter we organize visits to gardens large and small. We also have our own plant fair and area groups often arrange other informal events.

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