Tenterden & District Horticultural Society Kent

Society Details


Mrs Lindy Bates – Secretary
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Email: alanandlindybates@yahoo.co.uk

St Mildred`s Church Hall, Church Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6AW
Day(s): First Friday in month, six meetings per year.
Dates:  Feb • Mar • Apr • May • Jun • Sept • Oct 
Time: 19:00 for 19.15
£5.00 for visitors to include tea coffee and biscuits.

Shows & Plant Sales 2024
Please see the Federation Shows and Sales Calendar page for further details.

April 7    Spring Show  
May 25    Plant Sale
June 23    Summer Show  
Sept. 7    Autumn Show  



Diary 2024

March 1    Companion Planting with Katherine Lynn
April 5    Both Sides of the Bench with Susan Shaw 
May 3    The Wonky Parsnip Market Garden with Laura Brady
Sept. 6    Wildflowers of Kent with Sue Buckingham
Oct. 4    The Gardens of Hole Park with Edward Barham
Nov. 1    “Gardeners Question Time” with Steve Edney

About Us


The Society, founded in 1942, is a friendly group of keen gardeners interested in growing and showing both vegetables and flowers. In addition, members engage in photography, cooking and flower arranging. Each year there are six talks, three shows, a range of social activities. Members receive a regular newsletter.


The current subscription is  £7.00 per annum for each full member, plus an extra £6.00 for one additional member at the same address. Junior membership (12~16 years) is £3.00.
A small charge is made for meetings.


Every member receives a Handbook with all the events for the year. There is a regular newsletter and a well maintained website. Meetings with speakers are charged at £3.00 which includes tea.coffee and biscuits.