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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 Dates20182019
Spring Show 7th April 30th March
Summer Show 30th June 29th June
Autumn Show 22nd September 21st September

2018 Talks Programme

Talks are planned for the following dates:

Talk Dates
Tues 13th March After the AGM, which starts at 7:30, Paul Patton will speak about “Growing for the Kitchen”
Tuesday 10th April Ian Clemens on “Buckets of Colour”
Tues 8th May Topic to be announced in the newsletter
Tues 11th September Topic to be announced in the newsletter
Tues 9th October Topic to be announced in the newsletter
Tues 13th November Topic to be announced in the newsletter

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

2018 Trips

A number of day trips will be organised in 2018. Watch this space and the newsletters for details.

Weekend trip for 2018

This trip is now fully booked.

For information the details are:

Gardens of North Wales & Anglesey

4 days, 3 nights from Tuesday 29th May to Friday 1st June 2018.

£290 per person, single supplement £90 (all twin/double rooms). Optional insurance £22.40 per person. £50 deposit per person payable by 15 January 2018, balance by 31 March 2018. Entrance to all gardens will be about £28, payable with the balance.

Accommodation: 3 nights bed, breakfast and dinner at the Celtic Royal, Caernarfon, close to the castle. All rooms en-suite with tea/coffee facilities. Pool and spa.

Day 1 Tuesday: Coach travel from 4 local pick-ups. Lunch stop to be arranged. Visit to Dibleys Nursery, Ruthin. Well known for its streptocarpus and other house-plants, Dibleys also has a 10 acre arboretum to explore.

Day 2 Wednesday Morning: Sunningdale Garden, Anglesey. A private seaside garden. Headland has cliffs, steps, wild flowers and seating and spectacular views. Front garden has raised pond and the back garden is cottage style.

Afternoon: Gwyndy Bach, Anglesey. ¾ acre artist's garden, romantically planted in informal rooms with interesting rare plants and shrubs, box and yew topiary and Japanese garden.

Day 3 Thursday Morning: Free time in Caernarfon: the castle and harbour are only a few minutes away and we can have an early lunch here.

Afternoon: Plas Cadnant, near Menai Bridge. Three different gardens have been discovered here and are being restored including an unusual walled garden with curving walls and pool, a secret valley garden with waterfalls and river, and woodland garden with the remains of a 19c. folly.

Crug Farm Plants, Caernarfon. This nursery is famed for its exotic plants, many brought back by its owners on their annual plant-hunting trips. Enormous range of unusual plants available.

Day 4 Friday: Dorothy Clive Gardens, Market Drayton, Shropshire. Within this 12 acre site, a hillside garden includes woodland, a quarry with waterfall, an alpine scree and pool, and collections of plants including rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias.