Enstone Horticultural Society

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Normally held on the last Thursday of each month in the Parish Hall

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Enstone Horticultural Society


The Enstone Horticultural Society is a thriving local organisation whose purpose is to bring together those with an interest in gardening and to organise local events, including horticultural and flower shows.

News from Enstone Horticultural Society

2017-What's On

Spring Show

April 22 - Spring Flower Show

May 27th - Plant Sale

June - Garden Visit TBA

June/July - Annual Competition

August 26th - Village Show

Spring Flower Show

April 22nd 2-4 p.m. Enstone Parish Hall

Schedule (click to download pdf)

Entry is free and is open to all

Cut flowers only except where stated.

Class Description
1. Trumpet Daffodils 3 blooms 1 variety
2. Large Cup 3 blooms 1 variety
3. Small cup 3 blooms 1 variety
4. Double flowered 3 blooms 1 variety
5. Multi-headed 3 blooms 1 variety
6. Miniature 3 blooms 1 variety
7. Different Varieties 5 blooms
8. Darwin type 3 blooms 1 variety
9. Parrot type 3 blooms 1 variety
10. Different varieties 3 blooms 3 varieties
11. Other types 3 blooms 1 variety
12. Muscari 6 stems
13. Hyacinth 1 stem
14. Fritillaries 4 stems 1 or more varieties
15. Alliums 3 blooms 1 variety
16. Any other bulbs 3 blooms 1 variety
17. Aquilegia 3 blooms 1 variety
18. Clematis 1 specimen with stalk
19. Clematis 3 flower heads floating on a saucer
20. Hellebores 3 blooms 1 variety
21. Iris 3 stems
22. Pansies 6 flowers 1 or mixed colours
23. Polyanthus 3 stems 1 or more varieties
24. Wall Flowers 3 spikes
25. Flowering Shrub 1 stem max18” 1 variety
26. “Best in my garden today” 3 stems 1 or more varieties
27. Bowl of flowering bulbs
28. Bunch of Spring Flowers
29. A potted flowering plant

Exhibits to be staged between 10:15 & 12:00 on Saturday April 22nd in Parish Hall.

The Annual Show is on the 26th August 2017 - Here are last years results so you can hone your skills!

Thank you to everyone who contributed by making this such a great day - at least dry weather prevailed in the Parish Hall!

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Plant Sale - May 21st

Thankyou to everyone who donated plants and especially to those who bought them!

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Spring Flower Show - April 16th

Plant & Produce Show

Staging for Shows by Graham White

On Tuesday 17th March, Graham White gave a superb talk on Staging for Shows. Graham is a regular judge at Enstone horticultural events but for those who would like more information here it is in Graham's own words:


Annual individual membership is £6.00. (Couples £10.00). Subscriptions become due on 1 January each year.

As well as being able to attend the society's events, you will also benefit from discounts of typically 10% at local garden centres, including Applegarth in Chipping Norton, Burford Garden Centre and Hilltop Garden Centre in Ramsden.

Membership of the society will also bring you a substantial discount off the cost of ordering flower and vegetable seeds. Every year the society places an order with a well known seed merchant, gaining discounts for members of up to 50% off the normal prices.

To join the society please click to send email to: Anthea Williams or Tel: 01608 678103 or any of the other members of the committee below:

Members of the Committee

Chair: Liz Lewis
Tel: 01608 678100
Treasurer: Bridget Zan
Tel: 01608 677765
Secretary: Philip Shaw
Tel: 01608 677074
Show Secretary: Adrian Sutherland
Tel: 01608 678991
Membership Secretary: Anthea Williams
Tel: 01608 678103
Helen Prower