March 29, 2020

Usually I write the Spring Newsletter about two weeks before the Spring Show but there is nothing usual about this year. I am sorry to say that this newsletter is a kind of substitute for the Spring Show that as you know has had to be cancelled along with our talks and...

January 7, 2020

A grey December day, but as I look out of the window a filament of yellow is fluttering in the breeze. The first petals of the witch hazel, Hamamelis Mollis, are emerging to lighten the winter gloom. There are also signs of snowdrop flowers emerging in the bed by my fr...

September 8, 2019

Although we are rapidly approaching our Autumn Show the weather is anything but autumnal. We have just experienced the hottest August bank holiday on record, almost matching July for its scorching temperatures. How this will affect entries for our show will be seen on...

April 7, 2019

At last the buffeting and battering are over and the gales have retreated. We can now safely venture out into our gardens and appreciate the spring flowers. Despite the damaging gales it has been a pleasant spring with no late snowfall as we experienced last year. Ever...

January 7, 2019

Bovingdon and District Horticultural Society

              Winter Newsletter 2019

Raking up the leaves, is a task that can be tedious and satisfying in equal measure. I think of those glowing shapes as fallen fr...

August 27, 2018

Bovingdon & District Horticultural     Society Autumn Newsletter 2018

Show number three! I can’t believe it is almost time for our Autumn Show. Time seems to have flashed by. There we were enjoying a glorious tropical Summer and then whoosh down came the rain....

June 22, 2018

Bovingdon and District Horticultural Society Society                  Summer Newsletter 2018

Now that summer has arrived and the gardens are billowing and blooming it is gratifying to find t...

April 4, 2018

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT FOR 2017

Once again welcome to the AGM.  The Society has completed a successful year with our full range of activities – Shows, Talks, Outings, Plant Sale, Summer and Winter Socials.

The Society’s Shows are our major effort and continue to be supported...

April 1, 2018

With the passing of another year the Society continued with a busy range of activities – Three Shows, Talks, Plant Sale, Summer and Winter Socials.

The Society’s Shows continue to be our major effort and are supported by a strong following of exhibitors who achieve an e...

April 1, 2018

  1. APOLOGIES

Lindsey Coates, Gill Cox

  1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

Matters arising – none.

The Minutes were signed by the Chair.

  1. CHAIRMAN’S REPORT

The report was distributed and covered the Year’s activities. Through John Hislam an approach was made to t...

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