The Society meet the first Tuesday of the month, 8 pm in the Freshford Memorial Hall, and for any further information please contact the secretary, Sheila Wyatt on 01225 723443.

Freshford & District Horticultural Society

PROGRAMME FOR 2018  All meetings start at 7:30pm at Freshford Village Memorial Hall

4 April                  WHAT HAVE PLANTS EVER DONE FOR US? 

TIMOTHY WALKER    Mankind is dependent on plants for everything from food to film, painkillers to paint.   Our exploitation of plants must somehow keep pace with the demands of increasing global populations.    


RICHARD PAGET of My Applejuice will give an introduction to pruning fruit trees and  making best use of surpluses in our orchards.                    

12 May            PLANT SALE

Article published: 26 Mar 2018

Freshford & District Horticultural Society

All meetings start at 7:30pm at Freshford Village Memorial Hall

6 December       WINTER MAGIC

                      Mary Payne, winner of Chelsea and Hampton Court Gold Medals, will bring some Winter garden magic to Freshford, supported by wine and nibbles on our last meeting before Christmas.

3 January 2018  GARDENS OF SICILY

Nick Wray, the Curator at Bristol Botanic Gardens will talk about the gardens and Landscapes of Sicily

Article published: 20 Nov 2017

Freshford & District Horticultural Society Show

Saturday 9th September 2017

2-5 PM


Freshford Village Memorial Hall



for details of classes & entry forms visit   Sponsored by Carter Jonas

Article published: 02 Aug 2017

Freshford and District Horticultural Society

Plant Sale    2:30pm Saturday 20th May

at 'Innisfree', Crowe Hill, Limpley Stoke,

Parking in the field opposite.   Entry £1.00    Children free

Tea and Homemade cakes on the terrace

Please bring labelled plants for sale to ‘Innisfree’ after 10:00am on the morning of 20th May for pricing and display.
Article published: 26 Mar 2017


meets in Freshford Memorial Hall on the fourth Wednesday of each month.  7.00 pm for 7.30 pm.  Easy parking.

 Wed 28 Sept:  Edward Mason, Rector of Bath Abbey:
                                  “Bath Abbey living history, living future (the Footprint Project)”

 Wed 26 Oct:   Francesca Breedon, University of Sheffield: 
                                  “Recent work at the Carthusian friary at Hinton”

 Wed 23 Nov:  Nicola Tallis, Alison Weir Tours:

                                  “The life and times of Lady Jane Grey”

 There is no meeting in December.   Annual subscription £10.   Visitors  welcome.

 If you want to cease membership or would like to become a member please contact me or phone 01225 723447. 

Article published: 27 Sep 2016

Freshford & District Horticultural Society Show

Saturday 10th September 2016

Freshford Village Memorial Hall


Entrance Fee £1    Exhibitor Fee 25p

Refreshments, homemade cakes, raffle

For the schedule including classes and entry form go to


Article published: 09 Sep 2016

Freshford & District Horticultural Society.

 Forthcoming Events:

There will be no speakers for the summer months however there are 2 garden visits.

West Lavington Manor on 8th June

The Hidden Gardens of Bath on 6th July

The Annual Show takes place on Saturday 10th September at Freshford Village Memorial Hall.      Visit for more information

Article published: 30 May 2016

Freshford & District Horticultural Society

  Interested in gardens and gardening? Come along to Freshford Village Memorial Hall and enjoy listening to one of our speakers.
Our next meeting will be on Wednesday 2nd December and at 7:30pm Sally Gregson of Mill Cottage Plants, Wookey will talk about "The Winter Garden".
The January meeting will take place at 7:30pm on Wednesday 13th January when Colin Little of Beggar's Knoll in Westbury will talk on the creation of traditional and new gardens in China.
Membership for 2016 is £10, visitors £2. Everyone welcome.

Article published: 17 Nov 2015



The Society meet at the Freshford Memorial Hall, 7.30 pm the first Wednesday each month.   They arrange speakers each month and in the summer months outings are orgaised to various gardens and places of interest.   In September they hold their annual flower and vegetable show, and very important is the……….




GATES OPEN 2.30 pm.

There is plenty of parking in the field opposite.   Look out for posters on local notice boards nearer the time.   Refreshments will be served.

Article published: 25 Mar 2015

Freshford & District Horticultural Society Update Feb/Mar


The Society meet once a month on the first Wednesday, 7.30 pm at the Freshford Memorial Hall.   An interesting and varied programme is arranged for the year, plus discount on seeds, and for all this its only £5 per year membership.   The following is the programme for February and March.  In February Dawn Collins of Chapmanslade will be giving an illustrated talk entitled “Capability Brown Visionary or Vandal?”, and the AGM is held in March when the committee plan a social evening.   If you are interested you will be made very welcome, so why not give it a try.  

Article published: 08 Jan 2015
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