Welcome to the Malden and Coombe Horticultural Society
Established in 1924, the Malden & Coombe Horticultural Society (MCHS) is one of the oldest horticultural societies in the South of England. The Society is dedicated to encouraging the science and practice of horticulture, developing the enjoyment, appreciation and understanding of plants and the environment, and working with gardeners and allotment holders with the aim of reducing our carbon footprint.
The Society's programme of activities includes:
• Informative talks by professional speakers (see our Calendar page for our 2015 programme)
• Bi-monthly newsletters
• Annual plant sale, flower and vegetable show
• Discounted scheme for seeds, plants and other sundries
• Trading huts offering discounted prices for members' gardening requirements
Membership costs just £6 a year. Visit our Membership page for details on how to apply.
New Malden Fortnight Craft Fair
Saturday 9th July 2016
Plant Stall in New Malden High Street
Friday 15th July 2016
The Sussex Prairie Gardens, near West Grinstead, Sussex
Pick-up 8.00am. Coffee/Tea with cake will be served on arrival (included in price). There will be an introductory talk from the owners explaining how and why the garden was created. Then free to wander around the garden at leisure. There is a very good plant nursery at reasonable prices.
Parham House, near Pulborough
An historic house dating from the Elizabethan era with a 4 acre walled garden. The gardens contain stunning herbaceous borders, a glasshouse, vegetable garden and orchard. There will be a guided tour of the house (1hr) on arrival (12.30ish, before opening to the public), then the rest of the day is free for lunch, exploring the garden and enjoying afternoon tea! For a guided tour of the house & garden please add £7. For a tour of the garden or the house only please add £4.00. Depart 4.45pm.
Cost (both tours): £30.00
All talks are held at the United Reform Church in New Malden from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Tea/coffee and biscuits are served during the interval. Non-members are welcome as well!
Finally, don't forget the huts have got quality low-cost supplies only available to members.