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 2017 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.
Container Gardening Throughout the Year
Wednesday 8th March 2017
Speaker: Steve Bradley
Steve Bradley returns to give us more tips on how to take advantage of containers to provide seasonal interest. A professional horticulturist with 22 years lecturing experience, former Director of Horticulture at a Horticultural College. Wide range of horticultural experience including exhibiting at Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows. Now resident gardening expert for BBC Radio Kent and BBC Sussex & Surrey and gardening correspondent for a national newspaper.
Wednesday 19th April 2017
Followed by a Talk by Tony Hills, National Vegetable Society Judge
Tony has vast experience in the horticultural world firstly as an amateur grower, then gaining experience in showing his produce and becoming a respected judge with the National Vegetable Society.
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.