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Shows

EHA organises 3 flower and produce shows a year and visitors to the shows can see the displays of flowers, pot plants, fruit, vegetables, cookery, craft and design, photography and wonderful floral art creations.

Details of the classes are given in our Handbook for 2018/2019. Click here to view the handbook in PDF format.

There are refreshments with home made cakes available and stalls selling plants/bulbs, gardening sundries, floral art accessories, greetings cards, a raffle, and competitions that children can enter.

Show Dates20192020
Spring Show 30th March 4th April
Summer Show 29th June 27th June
Autumn Show 21st September 19th September

2019 Talks Programme

Talks are planned for the following dates:

Talk Dates
Tues 12th March After the AGM, which starts at 7:30, Ian Clemens will talk on "Land of the Giant Vegetables"
Tues 9th April Richard Bywaters – The RNLI and our work on the River Thames.
Tues 14th May Paul Patton - Bugs & Beasties

Controlling pests, diseases and weeds in our gardens – including cultural, biological and chemical methods.

Tues 10th September

Jean Griffin – “Tales from the potting shed”.  Jean is a well known garden expert and reporter for BBC Radio

Tues 8th October Paul Patton - “Autumn Aspirations – Looking forward to Spring”. 
Tues 12th November Vicki Cooke – “A Royal Garden – Hampton Court”. 

 

 

 

All talks are held at Bourne Hall, Ewell, Surrey KT17 1UF at 8.00pm

Entrance fee - members £3.00 / visitors £4.00 including tea/coffee and biscuits and a raffle.

If you have ideas for subjects for the talks, please let us know at Talks@ewellhortassn.co.uk


2019 Trips

Devon trip 2019

This trip is now fully booked.

For those of you booked on this trip, please note that we have had to change some of the gardens and the cost of these will now be £45 for everyone (includes a sandwich lunch on Friday). RHS Rosemoor is free for everyone as EHA is affiliated to the RHS. The balance of this trip is due by 31st March.

Day trips for 2019


Friday 10th May
Whole day visit to Kew Gardens. These famous botanical gardens need no introduction; there is so much to see here, including the newly opened temperate glasshouse. Choice of restaurants for lunch. You may book the hop-on hop-off land train for £4 extra.
Thursday 4th July
Morning: Charleston House, Lewes, East Sussex. Famous for its Bloomsbury Group connections, Charleston has a lovely walled garden and we will also have a tour of the house with its unique decoration.
Afternoon: King John’s Lodge Garden and Nursery, Etchingham, East Sussex. An 8 acre garden which includes a wild garden, meadows, apple orchard, wildlife pond and much more. Also has an adjoining nursery.
Wednesday 28th August
Morning: Goddards Green, Cranbrook, Kent. 5 acre garden, surrounding beautiful old clothier’s hall (not open), laid out in 1920s and redesigned to combine traditional and modern planting schemes including water garden, fern garden, mixed borders, flowering shrubs and exotics.
Afternoon: Orchard House, Spenny Lane, Marden, Kent. A garden created within the last 2 yrs. Gravel garden with potted tender perennials, cottage garden, herbaceous borders and potager, with a small nursery attached. (Refreshments included at both gardens).

 Please note that trips are for membes only.

Booking forms have been sent to all members. Prospective new members please contact eha_details@ewellhortassn.co.uk