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.
Wednesday 12th October 2016
Speaker: Simon Richards, Park Manager for Richmond and Bushey Parks
Simon has worked for the Royal Parks since 1985 firstly in Hyde Park and since 1997 in Richmond Park. In 2011 Simon was also given responsibility for Bushey Park. An old friend of the Society, Simon has previously entertained us with a talk on "Ancient Trees and their Management".
RHS Garden - Past, Present and Future
Wednesday 9th November 2016
Speakers: Thomas Jackson, Jonathan Dakis, Callum Munro-Faure
Thomas, Jonathan and Callum are all diploma students at RHS Wisley and it is the first time they have visited us at the 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.