“Founded in the 19th Century
– still growing in the 21st Century”
Shrewton & Till Valley Horticultural Society has been in existence for 110 years. It is a community organisation whose main purpose is to provide a flower and produce show (one of the few still held in a traditional marquee) for the local villages of Shrewton, Orcheston, Tilshead, Winterbourne Stoke, Berwick St James and Stapleford. We are dependent on our patrons or supporters, our generous sponsors and the many volunteers who help the Society’s committee and their fund-raising throughout the year.
The Society also holds regular meetings with interesting talks on a wide variety of topics related to gardening.
We have some interesting, amusing and helpful speakers and often opportunities to buy plants.
There is a loyal band of people attending but we would love to see larger numbers enjoying these evenings.
OPEN TO ALL – no membership fee, donations welcome.
We meet in the Methodist Hall on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm. Everybody is welcome to come along and enjoy the talk and have some social time afterwards – there are often free seeds, plants and advice on offer.
A warm, friendly atmosphere guaranteed.
Admission on the door is £3, includes refreshments.
Wednesday 17th February, 7:30 pm
TALK – Birds in the garden – Steve Oakes
Wednesday 16th March, 7:30 pm
TALK – Weeds: Can we ever win? – Dr. Alick Jones
Wednesday 20th April, 7:30 pm
TALK – The science and art of compost making
– Lois Phillips
Saturday 7th May, from 10 am
PLANT SALE – Recreation Ground
Wednesday 18th May, 7:30 pm
TALK – Peonies & Irises – Susannah Applegate
Wednesday 29th June
COACH OUTING to Arundel. More details to follow
Wednesday 27th July, from 6 pm
Entry Night for Flower Show – Methodist Church Hall
Saturday 30th July
FLOWER SHOW – Recreation Ground
Tuesday 6th September
COACH OUTING to Wisley. More details to follow.
Wednesday 21st September, 7:30 pm
TALK – Scented plants throughout the year
– Marcus Dancer
Wednesday 19th October, 7:30 pm
QUIZ NIGHT with a gardening theme
Wednesday 16th November, 7:30 pm
TALK – Trees in your garden – Mark Hinsley
Contact details for the talks are now Claire Goodey tel 621688 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about these meetings contact
Claire Goodey 621688
President: Mr D Coley – 620399
Vice-President: Mr A Tuff – 620284
Secretary: Mrs J Barnes – 620279
Treasurer: Mrs J Douglas – 621064
Coach Outings: Mrs S Beer – 620007
Talks and Quiz: Mrs C Goodey – 621688