Thanks from Horatio’s Garden

Thank you so much to the Hale and Woodgreen Horticultural Society for the really generous donation to Horatio’s Garden charity following the society members opening their gardens recently - what a fantastic number of gardens to open and I am so grateful for your support. I hope the members and their visitors all enjoyed a wonderful day! Your gift will help us to improve the lives of everyone affected by spinal injuries by creating thriving gardens in all the NHS’s ...

Annual Show Photos

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September and October Talks

Please note the following changes to our programme: Tuesday 24th September: Hale Village Hall,  7:30pm "The Hillier Gardens throughout the year" - David Jewell of Hillier Gardens Tuesday 29th October:  Woodgreen Village Hall,  7:30pm "For the Love of Snowdrops" - Lyn Miles ...

Annual Show – Important Dates

Entry forms, fees and any photographs for Classes 57-59 must be placed by noon on Tuesday 9th July in the box provided in Woodgreen Community Shop or by post or by hand to Jim Madge, Windhover Cottage, Brook Lane, Woodgreen, SP6 2AZ Late entries will be at the discretion of the Chair at double the usual entry fee. No entries will be accepted after 5.00pm on Thursday July 11th. No late entries accepted for Classes 57-59....

Annual Show 2019

The Show Schedule and entry form are available for download here: Show Schedule 2019 Show Entry Form ...

Plant Sale

Saturday 13th April, 11:00am - 1:30pm, Woodgreen Village Hall Free Entry As the weather starts to improve, green shoots begin to show and our enthusiasm for gardening perks up again, we all start to look for those little treasures to fill that annoying gap, add to that new border or start the vegetable patch burgeoning. Apart from visiting all the lovely nurseries in the locality what could be better than to pop along for an hour or so to see if ...

A visit to Britain’s “hottest garden”

Claiming to be Britain’s “hottest garden”, with a microclimate some 5°C warmer than the mainland, Ventnor Botanic Garden played host to our annual garden visit.., and certainly lived up to its reputation. With glorious weather throughout the day, and ideal conditions on the water for our ferry trips. our party of 49 enjoyed a full day of garden perambulation, an “around the Island" tour and smooth ferry crossings with spectacular views of the Solent and Southampton Water. Founded originally ...

Propagating Flowers for Summer

Tuesday March 20th, 7.30pm Hale Village Hall  Building on the theme and ideas discussed at our last event - Gardener's Question Time, in January, we have more inspiration for getting your garden ready for Summer! We are delighted that author and nurserywoman Marina Christopher will be on hand to offer her advice and experience in making the most of what you already have, by propagating more plants for your garden.  So please do come along to this event, and get creative with the plants you have ...

Annual Show Schedule

The schedule for our Annual Show and entry forms can be picked up from Woodgreen Community Shop. If you live locally, you may have them delivered to your door. Please return forms and entry fees by Wednesday 12th July. To download a copy of the schedule, click here. And for the entry form, click here....

Open Gardens Totals

The total raised by Woodgreen Open Gardens was £2,404.25. When this is added to the money we raised in Hale - £1,882 – we have a grand total of £4,286.25. After a few expenses have been deducted we should still have about £4,000 to distribute to our charities. Well done everyone. Ticket sales for Woodgreen were down from 2015 - £1,901 as opposed to £2,401 – but, because Hale had a really good day, our total this year ...