Welcome to the Wolverhampton Horticultural Society website.

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The Society committee has held an Extraordinary General Meeting to elect our new chairperson, as Jill has decided to stand down. The newly elected chairperson is Ken Hoare. Ken has kindly provided details of his background for the benefit of those members who have not yet met him, these can be found on the Contact us/Membership page. Ken will be attempting to phone members over the next few weeks to introduce himself.

Jill Porteous has stood down as chair after many years of service to the Society. A presentation was made by the committee to thank her for her services at the recent Extra-ordinary General Meeting along with a thank you gift.

We are an active society promoting a range of different activities for everyone interested in gardening. We normally host monthly talks provided by gardening experts. Details of talks for 2020 are under the Programme page. Details of any visits arranged will be found under Society Trips .

COVID 19 UPDATE. Unfortunately all meetings and the Annual show have had to be postponed in accordance with Government guidance on the corona virus lockdown.

John Massey has been persuaded to allow WHS members a visit to John’s Garden at Ashwood Nurseries. More details on Society Trips page.

ONLINE COMPETITION July winners: 1st prize Patty Jelic; 2nd prize Debbie Williams; 3rd prize Caroline Sanderson. Special mention Nigel Tinsley (for originality). Thanks to all members who contributed and voted. AUGUST competition: a photo of a YELLOW flower – see ONLINE COMPETITION page

August is a busy month in the garden and both the Royal Horticultural Society and BBC Gardeners World website give reminders of jobs that need doing this month.

So if you enjoy gardening or simply interested in it- It’s fun and inexpensive to join us. Membership details are on the Membership page along with details of member discounts available at local retailers/nurseries. A map showing how to find us at Beckminster Church Hall and meeting times are shown on the Find us pages.

The Gallery and Links page also has some tips for gardening and links to the Plant Hunters Fair and Shropshire Historic Churches open gardens website for gardeners looking for plants at reasonable prices and with expert advice available. The 2020 calendar for plant fairs can also be accessed through our Gallery and Links page for anybody interested in buying more specialist and unusual plants.

New members and visitor are always welcome. Talks are free to members and £4 to non members.

Get in touch today!

For all general enquiries, Telephone: Ken Hoare 01952 504760 or email: wolverhamptonhortsoc@gmail.com

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