Category: horticulture

Horticultural Society has a busy time

WOODBOROUGH Horticultural Society reports that last month’s Rose and Summer flower show was well attended, with nearly 60 members enjoying the evening in the village hall surrounded by the wonderful scent of roses, sweet peas, and other exhibits. Thanks are…

Woodborough Spring Show schedule available

NEXT Saturday, 14 April 2012, sees Woodborough Horticultural Society’s annual spring show which, of course, focuses heavily on daffodils and other spring flowers. The show schedule, which can be downloaded below, includes comprehensive notes on exhibiting daffodils and is intended…

Trophy winners at Lambley Show 2011

LAMBLEY’s annual village show was held on Saturday 3 September 2011, attracting an eclectic range of produce and handicrafts and providing a welcome social event. The following are the trophy winners for 2011: Harry Backhurst Trophy (most points in Show): Barry Henshaw…

Apple Day promises a taste of autumn

LOWDHAM Horticultural Society is making final preparations for this year’s Apple Day, to be held in the village hall on 16 October 2011, from 11.00am to 4.00pm.  The society says this is one of the most authentic and renowned apple celebrations in…

Trophy winners at Woodborough autumn show 2011

SATURDAY 3 September 2011 saw the popular Autumn Show from Woodborough Horticultural Society once again attracting a high standard of exhibit. Altogether 225 exhibits from 44 entrants showed that interest in the horticultural arts is flourishing in the village. Trophy…

Green Day showcases eco products

LAMBLEY’S FIRST ‘Green Day’, held on Saturday 25 June 2011, attracted a range of exhibitors showcasing environmental products and technologies from biodiesel to ground-source heat pumps. Organised by the Lambley Parish Plan Group and local MP Mark Spencer, the event…

Winners at Woodborough spring show 2011

WOODBOROUGH Horticultural Society held its spring show on Saturday 9 April 2011, and reports a good range of entries which made for a ‘successful and gloriously colourful’ event (more information on the society can be found here) The winners of the…

Spring Show is free for kids

WOODBOROUGH HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY will hold its annual Spring Show on Saturday 9 April, in Woodborough Village Hall, Lingwood Lane. Classes include Narcissi, Primulas, Other Flowering Plants and Floral Art. The society is particularly keen to encourage children to enter their special…

Spring show will reveal hardy blooms

LOWDHAM Horticultural Society will hold its annual Spring Show on Sunday 10 April, in Lowdham Village Hall. There will be displays of spring flowers including daffodils and tulips, and competitive classes for these as well as pot plants and herbs. The…

Lowdham Show attracts record entries

The Lowdham Horticultural Society‘s annual show was held on 30 August, attracting a record attendance of 2200 visitors in bright, sunny weather. A total of 661 entries – roughly half from the village and half from the wider local area –…