A report by Jeremy Spon on our garden visit in May to Hill Farm Oast in Yalding. (more…)
photographic show 2019
As part of our Special Spring Meeting at Lenham on Sunday 24 March 2019 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.
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.
A close-up of part of a plant.
For example, one or more whole flowers, buds, leaves, stems, seed heads etc.
A picture of a whole plant
A season in the garden.
A group of two or more plants, or a garden view, that encapsulates a particular season.
A garden view showing an attractive man-made ornamental feature, such as statuary, urns or pots, seats, garden structures, gates, etc.
A light-hearted look at the people, animals, birds, insects, even pests, that you have spotted visiting the garden.
To mark the HPS Kent group’s 30th Anniversary in 2018 we asked our members to vote for their personal Top 5 plants. (more…)
First of all, a little bit about Shaftesbury Snowdrops
Shaftesbury Snowdrops is a unique project (more…)
As part of our Special Spring Meeting at Lenham on Sunday 19 March 2017 we held a photographic competition.
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…)
Was it folly to go to Hole Park last Sunday? (more…)