Summer has arrived – a time to enjoy our own gardens and travel further afield to see what other gardeners are doing.
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Garden visit in Rochester
Hidden behind the historic Restoration House is a large garden with many features, including a box parterre, herbaceous border, lawns and a pond. Lots for our members to see.
Garden Tea Party
Our annual get together in a beautiful garden, chatting to friends, buying plants, working our brains with a quiz, enjoying a homemade tea with music playing in the background. Fab!
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.
Garden Visit in Sandwich
This is a members only visit to an unusual garden. Described by its owner as an exotic jungle paradise full of fabulous foliage, we look forward to seeing some great plants.
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.
Marina Christopher is returning to talk to us about plants we can grow to attract pollinators to our garden throughout the season. We look forward to hearing about this interesting topic.
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.