Congratulations to Jack Salway

Our Guild member and lecturer, Jack Salway, was the winner of a special award from the judges of the HortAid-20 Gardening Competition held in the summer. The competition was supported by Sutton’s and a panel of well-known judges, kick started Perennial’s emergency COVID-19 appeal. Perennial was the Guild’s nominated charity for this year. The judging […]
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The Joy of Daffodils

When I first joined the Horticultural Society I popped into the Spring Show as I was passing. When I saw the flowers I thought to myself “I have daffodils at home, maybe I could exhibit some next year”.     So the following Spring I duly went round the garden collecting my blooms, taking a […]
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2016 | Vale End – A Surrey Gem

A warm, sunny evening in June found 20 Guild members enjoying John and Daphne Foulsham’s beautiful garden at Vale End, Albury, Surrey. Flanked on one side by a romantic mill pond – more a lake – and steep tree-clad slopes leading to Newlands Corner, its beds, borders, fruit garden and potager held us spellbound.   […]
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DIG IT

Two of the Guild’s committee, John Negus and Geoff Peach are regular contributors to the programme DigIt which airs on Sunday mornings between 9 a.m. and 12 noon on BBC Surrey & BBC Sussex. They take questions, live on air, on all matters horticultural, who can phone the radio station or email or even text […]
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February + March

If you are an exhibitor or are running a flower show, make sure that you have a copy of the new RHS Show Handbook, available from RHS at Wisley. Just a few thoughts on what to do in the garden in the next few weeks:   Vegetables If you haven’t got your seed potatoes yet, […]
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