Events

These are the next events planned by Epping Horticultural Society - note them on your calendar!

Feb
29
Sat
Alpine Society – Early Spring Show
Feb 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Mar
18
Wed
Environmentally friendly gardening
Mar 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

What chemicals are you using? Are you wasting water? Could you do  more for wildlife in your garden?

Come and hear Victoria Robertson explain how to garden in an environmentally friendly manner.

There will be refreshments and a raffle as usual.

Apr
25
Sat
Trip to RHS Wisley
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

We’re assured of a great day at this beautiful RHS garden. It has been relaid in several areas and is a delight to behold.

The day will include our now famous picnic! Please advise Louise of any dietary requirements.

May
2
Sat
Trip to Leonardslee with Theydon Bois Horticultural Society
May 2 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Theydon Bois Horticultural Society is organising a trip to Leonardslee Gardens. First planted in 1801, the Grade I Listed gardens on the 240-acre estate features outstanding scenery throughout the year and is particularly majestic as it blooms in spring.

EHS members are welcome to join this trip on Saturday 2nd May departing from Theydon Bois Village Hall at 9.30am, estimated return 5.00pm. Contact Margaret Jones for more details or to book.

May
16
Sat
Plant Swap Afternoon
May 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come along to Pelly Court and bring your  spare plants. Donate these to the swap table and pick what you’d like to take in return. Have some refreshments, have a chat, join in the raffle and hopefully win something worthwhile. What nicer way to spend a late Spring afternoon?

May
31
Sun
Epping Open Gardens
May 31 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Once again many brave gardeners are exposing their efforts to public scrutiny! This year there will also be some open allotments at Meadow Road. Mark the date, more details in due course.

If you would like to open your garden or allotment, contact the organisers at the email above.

Jun
6
Sat
Epping in Bloom Scarecrow Festival
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day

Join the Scarecrow Festival this year – just create a scarecrow and put it in your garden for visitors to find on the maps provided.

Last year was really successful and it is hoped that this year will also brighten the town with lots of inventive creations!

Please contact Epping in Bloom by 30th March to express your interest.

Jun
17
Wed
Annual General Meeting
Jun 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come along to our AGM and support your Society! Please also bring your best single stem rose for the Rose Competition. There will as usual be refreshments and a raffle.

Jul
5
Sun
Epping Town Show
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

EHS will be running a stall at the annual Epping Town Show. Expect to find plants for sale and other gardening goods. Come and visit us!

Jul
15
Wed
A Walk on the French Alps
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Jon Hill gives an inspiring illustrated talk about his walk over the French Alps to raise funds for the charity The Red Rubber Ball Foundation, which aims to provide opportunities for young people in poor families across Africa, but primarily in Kenya, to get a full education. As usual there will be refreshments and a raffle.