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Hampshire Federation of
Horticultural Societies

e-Bulletin                 June 2016  


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HFHS Directories
The HFHS Directory, Judges and Speakers Lists for 2016 have been posted to all Affiliated Society representatives. If you have not received a copy please let us know.

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.
The Summer Events list can be downloaded here.

Saturday 11 June

Donnington Horticultural Society
Summer Show (Open to local residents)

Donnington Parish Hall,Stockbridge Road,
Donnington,Chichester PO19 8QT
Doors open 2pm.
Details,Schedule and entry forms from
Brian Turbefield on 01243 782729 or

Saturday 18 June

Farlington & District Garden Club 
Rose & Sweet Pea Show (Open)

At the Church of the Resurrection Penrhyn Avenue, Drayton
Doors open 1.30pm Entrance 50p.
Refreshments/Raffle/Plant Sale
Schedule  Entry Form  Poster
Contact Chris Batstone 02392381976

Felpham & Middleton Horticultural Society
Rose & Sweet Pea Show (Open)

at St Mary's Centre, Grassmere Close,
Felpham, Bognor Regis, PO22 7NU
Doors open 2pm
Entrance 50p.
Schedule  Entry Form
Contact show secretary
Don Faircloth,01243 587753  

Yapton & District Cottage Gardeners' Society
Early Summer Show (Open)

Yapton & Ford Village Hall, Yapton BN18 0ET
Entry 75p, doors open to the public 2 - 4pm.
David Donovan (Show Secretary)
01903 726006

Saturday 25 June

Hayling Island Horticultural Society
Early Summer Show (Open)

including Open Rose & Sweet Pea Championships

Hayling Island Community Centre,
Hayling Park, PO11 0HB
Open to the Disabled- 1.30pm
Open to the General Public -2.00pm

Plant sales, book stall, tombola
and afternoon tea
Schedule  Entry Form Recipes 
More info at

Headley Horticultural Society
Summer Show (Open)

Headley Village Hall
Open: 2:30pm

Saturday 2 July

Kingsclere Gardening Association
Summer Show (Open)

Fieldgate Centre, Fox's Lane, Kingsclere
Doors open to the public at 2pm, staging from 9am
Contact: Laura Butler 07770 614971
or 01256 781892 
Schedule  Rules Entry Form Poster

Saturday 9 July

Grayshott Gardeners
Summer Show

Grayshott Village Hall. Headley Road, Grayshott, GU26 6TZ
Open to the public 2pm - 4 pm.
Free admission.
Afternoon Teas and plant sales
Show Schedule   Entry Form  or 01428 608181

Lee-on-The-Solent Horticultural Society
Summer Show (Open)

Community Centre, 51 Twyford Drive, Lee. PO13 8JU
Doors open to the public at 1:30pm  
Open to all with Refreshments available. 
Contact Secretary on 02392 551873

Totton & District Gardeners’ Society
Summer Show (Open)

Totton & District Three Score Club Library Rd,
Totton, Southampton, Hampshire SO40
Schedule Rules Guidance Entry Form
Contact: Derrick Fulker,

Saturday 16 July

Bramshott, Liphook & District Horticultural Society
Summer Show (Open)

Church Centre, Portsmouth Rd, Liphook, GU30 7JD
Doors open to the public 2 - 4pm
Also Bring and Buy plant sale
Entrance free
Schedule  Entry Form

Fordingbridge & District Horticultural Society
Annual Show (Open)

In conjunction with the Fordingbridge Summer Festival
organised by the Rotary Club of Fordingbridge
at the Recreation Ground, Fordingbridge
10:30am start
Mr G Fry, Show Sec 01425 655083
& Mrs T Netherway 01425 652983,

Saturday 24 July

Meon Valley Garden Club
Summer Show (Open)

Meon Hall, Meonstoke
Open, members and children's classes

Saturday 30 July

Solent Fuchsia Club
Fuchsia & Flower Show (Open)

Catisfield Memorial Hall, PO15 5NN
Doors open 12:30 – 4pm
Admission £1,
free parking Plant sales, cultural advice, refreshments
Details on
Kings Somborne & District
Flower Show (Open)

Kings Somborne Village Hall & recreation ground
2 pm – 4 pm
91st Annual Flower Show, with Companion Dog Show
Flower Show opens to public at 2 pm
Flower Show Schedules
Contact: Pollyann Monk, 01794 388482
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Bulletin Editor:    Caroline Ford
01329 832107

For general queries please contact:

Hon. Secretary HFHS
Mr K.V. Mason,
Sparsholt College
Winchester, Hampshire,
SO21 2NF.
Tel: 01962 797446
(office hours).
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Open Gardens

Sunday 12 June
Milford Open Gardens

14 gardens will be open, some
for the first time
Refreshments available

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 June

Cerne Abbas Open Gardens

About 25 private gardens
Open 2-6pm
Teas &plant stall

how Reports

Brockenhurst HA
Spring Show


Donnington HS
AGM & Bulb Show


Felpham &
Spring Show


Headley HS
Spring Show


Sway Gardening Club
Spring Show


West Moors HS
Spring Show



Test Valley Garden and Literary Festival

Sunday 12th June
10 a.m to 5.30 p.m
Held in the grounds of Bere Mill


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If interested please contact the Chairman, Ron Brumhill,
02392 269741
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