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Hampshire Federation of
Horticultural Societies

e-Bulletin                 February 2017

Welcome

To this month's HFHS e-Bulletin

Announcements 

 Final Call


Saturday 25 February 2017 

Judges and Show Organisers Conference

All Judges, Society Organisers and Interested members are cordially invited to this conference in the Gilbert White Room, Westley Court at Sparsholt College, Sparsholt, Winchester, Hampshire SO21 2NF. Coffee and tea will be available from 9.30 am (50p).

The speakers will be:

Jim Arbury – RHS Fruit specialist and a contributor to the new RHS Show Handbook
Barry Newman – former chairman of the National Vegetable Society and also a contributor to the new RHS Show Handbook.

Lunch will be available in the College’s Cafeteria but must be booked in advance.

Any queries contact Caroline  cford@mvnet.co.uk    
tel: 01329 832107

Allotment Competition 2017

The Federation's Allotment Competition, which will be assessed by Federation Judges, is open to all members of affiliated Societies.
Completed entry forms with appropriate fees must be sent in by 22nd  May 2017.
Any queries telephone 01256 364378
or email:  iaincrawford1@aol.com

Upcoming Events


Listed here are details of events taking place over the next few weeks. A full calendar of events is available on the HFHS website.
 

11th February 2017


Codford & District Annual Potato Day
@ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Codford Village Hall, Broadleaze, High St, Codford, Wilts, BA12
Cost: £1.50 to include your first tea/coffee & piece of cake!
Contact: Karen Johnstone
Email karen@thewoolstore.co.uk
potato pot
 
Sunday 5th March
Damerham Potato Day
Damerham Village Hall, Fordingbridge SP6 3HQ
9.30am until 1.30pm
Over 80 varieities of seed potatoes available singly or in bulk.
Heritage seeds Fruit trees and Bushes
and lots more.....
Refreshments available.
Arranged in conjuction with Pennard Plants and Damerham & District Horticultural Society.
Contact: Peter Allen  01725 519269     allenbds1@btinternet.com

 
Sunday 19th March

Purbrook Horticultural Society
Annual Spring Show

Deverell Hall , London Road, Purbrook PO7 5JR
Doors open to public at 2pm with awarding of Trophies ta approx. 4pm
Refreshments available
Entry by donation
Accompanied children most welcome
Free parking
Schedule
Further details at www.purbrookhorticulturalsociety.org.uk
 

Saturday 25th March  


Farlington & District Garden Club
Spring Show (Open)

1:30 pm at St Andrews Church Hall Havant Road, Farlington
Refreshments, Plant Sale and Raffle

 

Totton & District Gardeners Society
Spring Show (open)

1:30 pm – 4:00 pm at Totton & District Three Score Club, Library Rd, Totton, SO40 3RS
Full details, schedule, rules and entry form available on website tottongardeners.org

West Moors Horticultural Society
Spring Show (Open)
1.30p.m in the Memorial Hall, Station Road West Moors.
Schedule    Entry Form
Contact : Sue Hamlett on 01202 871536.

Lee Horticultural Society
Spring Show

Lee Community Centre,Twyford Drive, Lee-On-The-Solent.
Open to the public at 1.30.p.m.
Prize giving at 3.30.p.m.
Sale of items at 3.45.p.m
Free admission to members and £1.00 to Non-members.
Refreshments available.
Schedule
Contact BruceThomas tel 02392 551873 for more details
Saturday 8th April
Bramshott, Liphook & District
Horticultural Society
Spring Flower Show (members only)

at Liphook Church Centre
 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bring and buy plant sale. Sale of fuchsias (Class 51) and chillies (Class 148).
Schedule
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About
The Hampshire Federation of Horticultural Societies (HFHS) was founded in 1959 to assist its member societies.
Contacts

Bulletin Editor:    Caroline Ford
cford@mvnet.co.uk
01329 832107

For general queries please contact:

Hon. Secretary HFHS
Mr K.V. Mason,
Sparsholt College
Sparsholt,
Winchester, Hampshire,
SO21 2NF.
Tel: 01962 797446
(office hours).
Go to HFHS Website
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Kingsclere Gardening Association
Forthcoming Talks
9 Feb and 9 Mar
Flyer
Saturday
18th March


Special talk to celebrate Milford Gardeners’ Club 20th Year

Derry Watkins, Special Plant Nursery Owner:

Flyer


1st April
Family Spring
Flower Show
at
Tuppenny Barn
2-4 pm
Southbourne

Flyer
Monday
1st May 2017


PLANT FAIR

 

10:00am - 4.00pm
Longstock Park Nursery
Flyer

Show Reports


All Show Reports no matter what length or format
report Will be gratefully received  camera
And don't forget to send in some photos as well
NB
Royal Southampton
HS

changed  meeting venue and day.
Details
 
Send items for the next e-Bulletin by 28 February 2017

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