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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 2020/2021. 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.

PLEASE NOTE that our Summer Shows are one week later than normal to avoid clashes with the Surrey Rose Shows.

Show Dates20202021
Spring Show 4th April 27th March
Summer Show 4th July 3rd July
Autumn Show 19th September 18th September

2020 Talks Programme

Talks are planned for the following dates:

Talk Dates
Tues 10th March After the AGM, which starts at 7:30, 
Andrew Halstead - Pesticides – are they safe? 
Insecticides and other pesticides have gained a poor reputation in recent years as public opinion becomes increasingly “green”.  This talk outlines the history of pesticides, the research undertaken by chemical companies into the toxicology and environmental effects of new pesticides, and puts into perspective the risks and benefits of use. 
Tues 7th April TBA
Tues 12th May TBA
Tues 8th September

TBA

Tues 6th October TBA
Tues 10th November TBA

 

 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


2020 Trips

Brenda and Pauline have organised a multi-day garden holiday for many years and many thanks to them for all they have done.. They are now having a well earned break from this time consuming effort but have still organised the day trips given here.

Sunday 24th May
Whole day visit to Kingston Bagpuize near Abingdon,Oxfordshire, where there is a Rare Plant Fair with about 30 plant stalls. The gardens include fine specimen trees, a new wildlife pond and rose and herbaceous borders. You may also visit the house (16thC) for £3 extra, payable on the day.


Thursday 9th July
Morning: Goodnestone Park, near Canterbury. A large estate with wonderful walled gardens with old-fashioned roses, an alpine garden, parterre and much more. Also a nursery with home-grown plants and an art gallery.
Afternoon: Nettlestead Place, near Maidstone. 13th century manor house in 10 acre plantsman’s garden. Large formal rose garden, clematis walkway leading to a garden of succulents. A fine collection of trees and shrubs, sunken pond garden and more.


Friday 28th August
Morning: Sussex Prairie Garden, Henfield, West Sussex. Lovely prairie planting over 8 acres, especially good at this time of year. Has its own nursery. There is also an Indian festival this week with ethically sourced crafts, textiles and food for sale.
Afternoon: St Mary’s House and Garden, Bramber. 5 acres of beautiful gardens surround a 15th century pilgrim inn. Tour of the house and tea/coffee and cake included. Also has a rural museum.

 Please note that trips are for membes only.

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