HPS Kent Top 30 Gallery

HPS Kent Top 30 Gallery

To mark the HPS Kent group’s 30th Anniversary in 2018 we asked our members to vote for their personal Top 5 plants. (more…)

Thenford Gardens and Arboretum

Thenford Gardens and Arboretum

From Shaftesbury in the snow to Thenford on a sunny and spring-like afternoon – the weather could hardly have been more different as we headed for Northamptonshire on our second major snowdrop expedition of the year. (more…)

Lovely friends and more snowdrops

Lovely friends and more snowdrops

We are lucky enough to have friends living near Cambridge who we went to visit last week. They entertained us royally and gave me the opportunity to visit the wonderful winter garden at Anglesey Abbey, which is also famous for it’s snowdrops. Plants all day and good food and company all evening! What more could one want? (more…)

21st Birthday

21st Birthday

21st Birthday

In 2009 Kent Group reached its 21st birthday and on 26th April held a very special meeting to celebrate the event. (more…)

Photographic Show 2016

Photographic Show 2016

Photographic Competition winners

As part of our Special Spring Meeting at Lenham on Sunday 20 March 2016 we held a photographic competition. Here are the winning images in each of the six classes. Click on an image to view full size and to scroll through each class, and F11 for a full screen experience.

Class 1

A close-up of the detail of part of a plant For example, stamens, veins in a flower or leaf, markings on a seedpod or stem etc.

Class 2

A picture of part of a plant For example, one or more whole flowers, buds, leaves, stems, seed heads etc.

Class 3

A picture of a whole plant

Class 4

Plants in association Two or more plants in the garden, or in the wild, to show an attractive or interesting combination.

Class 5

Garden ornament A garden view showing an attractive man-made ornamental feature, such as statuary, urns or pots, seats, garden structures, gates, etc.

Class 6

Life in the garden A light-hearted look at people, pets and wildlife in the garden.

Photographic Show 2015

Photographic Show 2015

Photographic Competition winners

As part of our Special Spring Meeting at Lenham on Sunday 29 March 2015 we held a photographic competition. Here are the winning images in each of the six classes. Click on an image to view full size and to scroll through each class, and F11 for a full screen experience.

Class 1

A close-up of the detail of part of a plant For example, stamens, veins in a flower or leaf, markings on a seedpod or stem etc.

Class 2

A picture of part of a plant For example, one or more whole flowers, buds, leaves, stems, seed heads etc.

Class 3

A picture of a whole plant  

Class 4

Plants in association Two or more plants in the garden, or in the wild, to show an attractive or interesting combination.

Class 5

Garden ornament A garden view showing an attractive man-made ornamental feature, such as statuary, urns or pots, seats, garden structures, gates, etc.

Class 6

Life in the garden A light-hearted look at people, pets and wildlife in the garden.