Welcome to the Bovingdon & District Horticultural Society website

This website is dedicated to the promotion of all things horticultural in the Bovingdon District. We aim to promote the activities of the Society with our semi competitive flower shows and other activities including specialist lectures, trips and other events.

Please have a look around this website and you will see there is a lot of information and activity of a Horticultural nature. We do hope you will find it informative and that you will be enticed to join our society and compete in our shows. 

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Snowdrop Viewing in Bovingdon


Jill Mayo is opening her garden to view a lovely display of snowdrops together with hellibores, other early Spring flowers and maybe a few late aconites.

Sunday 9th February from 10 am to 3 pm

Lane Farm, Longcroft Lane, Bovingdon HP3 0JL

Donations welcome in aid of Labrador Lifeline Trust

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2020 Bulk Order

Our yearly Bulk Order offer is again available, click here for more information


Wednesday 18th March


The Devil’s Garden by Russel Bowes

Russel, a garden historian, was a popular speaker last year and returns to give one of his dramatic talks. www.capabilitybowes.com


Thursday 23rd April

Acers for Small Gardens with their Companions by George Lockwood

George is a passionate organic gardener who was trained at Capel Manor. www.gardenorganic.org.uk/george-lockwood

Talks are in the Bovingdon Baptist Hall starting at

7:30 pm with refreshments and question time. Members £4, non-members £5

Time to think about your entries for the SPRING 2020 SHOW

Saturday 4th April 2020

Bovingdon Memorial Hall

Entries from 8:30am, Judging 10am

Viewing from 2:30 pm


Entries before 12 noon 2nd April online or via Jarman’s, High Street, Bovingdon


What to do now...


Keep on top of garden and greenhouse jobs with the help of these monthly checklists.



Fruit and veg 

New Potatoes Chit potatoes for an early harvest

Potatoes grow guide


Garden maintenance

Images from our shows

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