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Herne Horticultural and Rose Society

The society’s Spring Show took place on March 17 at the Institute Hall, Herne. There were a good number of entries In all classes – flowers, vegetables, cookery, handicrafts and floral art. The flower exhibits contained a wonderful array of daffodil varieties, hyacinths, polyanthus and many more. The hall had a wonderful spring smell which heightened as the air got …

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HERNE HORTICULTURAL AND ROSE SOCIETY

FOR the society’s second meeting of 2015, our speaker was Philip Johnson of Johnson’s Sweet Peas, who gave a very informative and interesting talk and slide show on How to Grow and Show Sweet Peas. The Latin name for Sweet Peas is Lathyrus Odoratus, which means the scent which is so strong. Sweet peas are one of the most popular …

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Herne Horticultural Society

On March 17, the speaker was Philip Johnson of Johnson’s Sweet Peas, who gave an informative and interesting talk and slide show on How to Grow and Show Sweet Peas. The Latin name for sweet peas is Lathyrus Odoratus, which means the scent which is so strong. Sweet peas are one of the most popular annual flowers, which are especially …

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Herne Horticultural and Rose Society

The first meeting of 2015 was held on January 20. The chairman, Margaret Burns, opened the meeting with notices for members and to confirm that the treasurer has again negotiated a 10% discount with a local nursery. Forthcoming events were confirmed. February 24, a joint meeting between this society and the Herne and Broomfield Allotment Society; April 21, An Evening …

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Herne Horticultural and Rose Society

THE first meeting of 2015 was held on January 20. The chairman, Margaret Burns, opened the meeting with notices for members and to confirm that our treasurer has again negotiated a 10 per cent discount with a local nursery. Forthcoming events were confirmed, February 24 we will be holding a joint meeting between our society and the Herne and Broomfield …

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Home Horticultural and Rose Society

THIS year the socety themed their Christmas party with pantomime characters. Members brought a delicious selection of festive food to share and Jenny Larkin supplied some quizzes to entertain. Sue Forrester and Brenda Bailey organised a Secret Santa rattle and Margaret Burns finished the evening with the traditional pass-the-parcel game. The new years programme starts on Tuesday, January 20 at …

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Herne Horticultural & Rose Society

THE first meeting of 2014 took place on January 21. The guest speakers, Tim and Gillian Ingram, gave a talk with slide show on Seeds and Methods of Propagation. They grow alpine and woodland plants in their garden in Faversham. The alpines, from all around the world were breathtakingly beautiful. Helpful hints were given, for instance the correct mixture for …

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