Bidborough Gardening Association Kent

Society Details


Mrs Glenys McDonald MBE – Secretary
Phone: —
Mobile: —


Venue:  Bidborough Village Hall, Bidborough, Kent, TN3 0UX – 19.30.
Day(s):  Third Friday in months of – Jan. Feb. March & May / Oct. Nov. & Dec.

Shows & Plant Sales 2023
Please see the Federation Shows and Sales Calendar page for further details.

April 1    Spring Show 
June 24    Summer Show
September 2    Autumn Show


Diary 2023

January 20    Talk – The History of Plants – Stephen Harmer. Followed by a Competition, A  Photograph from one of our outings.
February 17    Talk – Preparing for R.H.S. Chelsea Flower Show – Simon Sutcliffe of How  Green Nursery. Followed by a Competition, A vase of Winter Flowering Flowers / Foliage. 
March 17    Talk – How Artists and Garden Designers Lead us up the Garden Path – Jane Scotchmer. Followed by a Competition, Spring Flowers in a Jug.
May 19    Talk – Portrate of a Victorian Garden – Russell Bowes.  Followed by a Competition,
One Stem/Blossom from a Tree or Shrub.
October 20  Talk – Gardening & Health , G.P.`s Perspective – Dr. Richard Claxton. Followed by a Competition, A Vase of Autumn Colour.
November 17   Annual General Meeting followed by Talk – Gardens Are Good For You, Alison Marsden. Followed by a Competition, A Jar of Homemade Preserves.
December 1    Christmas Party. 

About Us


2023 is our 75th Anniversary. 
We are a thriving gardening association affiliated to the RHS and to the Kent Federation of Horticultural Societies.


200 Members
Annual subscription is £5.00 


Club nights with speakers. 
Members receive discounts at Royal Mires Nursery, Crowborough, TN6 1UU, and Plantbase, Cousley Wood, TN5 6QX.