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Although it’s the middle of winter there are still lots of plants to see and talk about.

Winter-flowering shrubs and bulbs will soon be blooming and the snowdrop season is just about to start.

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The Olympic Park

Alistair Bayford
Headcorn Village Hall, TN27 9NR
Sunday 29 January 2017, 2.30pm

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It’s that time of year again. Galanthophiles will soon be 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.

join us at hole park

Plant Fairs Roadshow have a Snowdrop and Winter Plant Fair at Hole Park on 5th February. We have a stall and will be selling members’ plants. There’s the garden, talks and refreshments too.

Chelsea flower show 2017

Worcestershire Group will represent The Hardy Plant Society at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. Plans are well advanced for the stand, which will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Society.

February meeting

Fed up with snowdrops? Come and hear all about interest and colour throughout the year when Steve Edney talks on succession planting. The meeting is at Lower Hardres on 26th February.

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.

Garden visit East Sutton

Our first garden visit of the year is to Boyton Court, East Sutton on Saturday 25th March. Members have visited this stunning garden before and are looking forward to seeing it in a different season.

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.

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

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