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Edgworth and District Horticultural Society

Welcome to Edgworth and District Horticultural Society.



We are a friendly and very active society in the North West of England, located in a small village between Bolton and Blackburn, but with members attending our meetings from a 20 mile radius.

We have meetings most months of the year (see Programme), together with day and evening visits to gardens large and small. Every summer, many of our members and friends take part in our long weekend mini-holiday, visiting gardens in other parts of the country.

Our big event of the year is the Annual Show, which takes place on the third Saturday of August. As well as the traditional horticultural classes of flowers, fruit and vegetables, we have classes for cookery, art and crafts, photography and flower arranging.  See our Show Schedule for full details.

Please have a look round our site, and if you have any questions or comments, contact our committee via the contacts page.

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Wednesday 19th February
7.30 at The Barlow

Failsafe Gardening
Tom and Abi Attwood
Tom with his wife Abi have Halecat Nursery in Cumbria.Tom's talk is about techniques and methods to help improve our results ranging from propogation to growing plants in pots and containers. He will share his mistakes with us and show how he has learned from them.

Bookings are being taken for our 4 day Garden Holiday
June 2-5 Tuesday to Friday
The Gardens of the Scottish Borders
Visit our web site for more details:

Have you looked at the "Plants and Tips" menu?  There are many recommendations from speakers covering a wide range of topics such as shade loving plants, herbs and carnivorous plants.. The latest to be added is Phil Dunnet's list of his recommended ferns and grasses from his talk this June..These are available at his nursery in Woodplumpton.

To find out when you are listed on the tea and cake rota,

Go to
    * Contacts and information
    * Get involved
    * Rotas and volunteering information
    * Evening meetings tea and cake rota.

Thanks Heather  

Recent Updates
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