Member Societies

There are over 150 horticultural societies from Hampshire and the surrounding counties in the Hampshire Federation of Horticultural Societies and these are listed in 10 areas around the main towns/cities.

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The full list of societies is in alphabetical sequence towards the bottom of this page, starting here.

Alton Basingstoke Chichester Lyndhurst Petersfield
Portsmouth Ringwood Salisbury Southampton Winchester

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Alton Area – 10 Societies

Basingstoke Area – 16 Societies

Chichester Area – 16 Societies

Lyndhurst Area – 14 Societies

Petersfield Area – 17 Societies

Portsmouth Area – 16 Societies

Ringwood Area – 11 Societies

Salisbury Area – 18 Societies

Southampton Area – 11 Societies

Winchester Area – 18 Societies



Alderbury & District Gardening Association

  • Meets At: Alderbury Bowls Club, Rectory Road, Alderbury, Wiltshire, SP5 3AD
  • On: Third Wednesday in month from September to May at 7.30
  • Activities: Meetings as above with speakers, social evening in February, plant sale in May, annual show in July and visits during the Summer months
  • Contact: M Whitham, 01722 711352,

Alresford & District Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: St Gregory’s Hall, Grange Rd, Alresford, SO24 9AG
  • On: 2nd Wednesday of each month (except December) at 7.30pm
  • Activities: 11 Monthly meetings (speakers etc), annual dinner (Nov), 2 outings/year
  • Contact: P Tudor, 01962 733666,
  • Website:

Alton Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Alton Community Centre, Amery St. Alton GU34 1HN
  • On: Third Thursday of the month January – November at 7.30pm
  • Activities: Meetings with guest speakers. Spring (members only) and Summer (open)Shows, outings and special events
  • Contact: Barbara West, 96 Queens Rd, Alton, GU34 1HY, 01420 542238,
  • Website.

Amesbury & District Gardening & Wildlife Society

  • Meets At: The Wyndham Hall, Church St, Amesbury, Salisbury Wilts, SP4 7EU
  • On: First Thursday of the month (except January)
  • Activities: Monthly meeting usually with speaker
  • Contact: Paddy Allen, 01980 623170,

Andover Gardening Club:

  • Meets At: Wellington Centre, Winchester Rd,Andover, SP10 2EG
  • On: second Monday of each month from March to May & September to November
  • Activities: Meetings with talks, spring show & summer show
  • Contact: Mrs Long, 21 Batchelors Barn Rd, Andover, SP10 1HR, 01264 354731,

Ashford Hill & Headley Garden Club:

  • Meets At: Ashford Hill Village Hall, Ashford Hill, Berks, RG19 8BQ
  • On: 2nd Wednesday each month at 7:45pm, no meeting in August
  • Activities: Guest speakers each month on a variety of garden topics, 1 visit to a garden, 1 social evening
  • Contact: Sandra Everitt 01635 268619
    Loweswater, Mill Green, Headley, Thatcham, Berks, RG19 8AN

Bartley Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: Copythorne Parish Hall, Pollards Moor Rd, Copythorne, Hants, SO40 2NZ
  • On: Third Thursday of every month, 7:30pm start, open to all
  • Activities: Monthly meetings, and a show day in August
  • Contact: Secretary – Julie Munden 02380 812853, 10 Pollards Moor Rd, Copythorne, Southampton SO40 2NZ
  • Website:

Basingstoke Allotment & Leisure Gardeners Association:

  • BALGA is a trading organisation providing seeds, seed potatoes and other gardening materials to members. It represents allotment holders in Basingstoke and promotes allotment and leisure gardening within the Basingstoke area. Trading sheds are at the Eastrop and Whiteditch Allotment Sites which are open on Sunday mornings as follows:
    February to April – Both sites 9.30 to 11.30
    May to September – Whiteditch first and third Sunday in month 9.30 to 10.30am
    Eastrop second, fourth and fifth 9.30 to 10.30
    October – Both sites 9.30 to 11.30
    November to January – Both sites closed
  • Contact: Ms Zoe McLaren, 1908, Skyline Plaza, Basingstoke, Hants RG21 7BJ, 07957 565789,

Basingstoke Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Kempshott Village Hall in Stratton Park, Pack Lane, Basingstoke, RG22 5HN
  • On: Third Monday of month except July (outing) and December when it is second Monday, 7.30pm
  • Activities: Visiting speakers, competitions, visits to local gardens
  • Contact: Philip Wraight, 01256 324185,

Beaulieu Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: Beaulieu Village Hall, Beaulieu
  • On: Thursday evenings, a number of times per year
  • Activities: talks, 3 shows, garden visits
  • Contact: Linda Dearing, 01590 611451,

Bentley Garden Club:

  • Meets At: Bentley Memorial Hall, The Crossroads, Bentley, Farnham, GU10 5NE
  • On: 1st Tuesday of each month February – June, & September – December
  • Activities: Talks, spring show – April, outings in summer
  • Contact: 01420 22325. Email:

Bishops Waltham Gardening Club:

  • Meets At: R.C. Church Hall, Martin St, Bishops Waltham, SO32 1DH
  • On: 4th Wednesday of the month, at 7:30pm
  • Activities: Speakers, shows, plant sale, allotment, management, outings, community work
  • Contact: Sue Curtis, 1 Rareridge Close, Bishops Waltham, SO32 1PU, 01489 896192,

Blackfield Gardening Club

  • Meets At: St Francis Church, West Common, Langley, Southampton, SO45 1XJ
  • On: Second Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm
  • Activities: General gardening club with outside speakers, outings and annual trip to Wisley
  • Contact:

Botley Gardening Club

  • Meets At: Market Hall, Botley, SO30 2EA
  • On: Third Wednesday of each month except August and December
  • Activities: Talks, shows and outings
  • Contact: Wendy Bassom, 3 Mayfair Court, Botley, Southampton, SO30 2GT. Tel 01489 784946. email

Braishfield Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Braishfield Village Hall, Braishfield Rd, Romsey, SO51 0PQ
  • On: Second Tuesday of each month, excluding August & December
  • Activities: Monthly meetings with speakers, Garden visits in June, Flower Show in July
  • Contact: Geoff Daniell 01794 368658,
    Broom Hill Cottage, Lower St, Braishfield SO51 0PH
  • Website:

Bramshaw Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: Bramshaw Village Hall, Row Hill, Bramshaw, SO43 7JE
  • On: 2nd Tuesday monthly
  • Activities: 2 members shows, garden visits
  • Contact: Sue Yandell, 02380 812994,

Bramshott, Liphook & District Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: The Church Centre, Portsmouth Rd, Liphook, GU30 7DJ
  • On: 3rd Thursday in January, February and March at 7.45pm
  • Activities: April – Spring Show, June – Garden visit, July – Summer Show, September – Autumn Show, October AGM, November – Social evening
  • Contact: Ann Haussauer (Hon Sec), 01428 723045,

Bransgore Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: The Resource Centre, Ringwood Rd, Bransgore, BH23 8JH for lectures and Bransgore Village Hall for shows and plant sale
  • On: First Thursday in February, March, April, June, September and October for lectures. AGM in November variable date
  • Activities: Lectures, shows in March and July, plant sale in March, outings, open gardens, Christmas party in December
  • Contact: Secretary 01425 673605, 8 Tucks Close, Bransgore, Hants, BH23 8ND,

Brockenhurst Horticultural Association:

  • Meets At: The Village Hall, Highwood Rd, Brockenhurst, SO42 7RY
  • For an event most months – please see our website
  • Activities: Spring and Summer Shows, at least one outing a year and illustrated talks most other months
  • Website:

Broughton & Bossington Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Broughton Village Hall, Horsebridge Rd, Broughton, Stockbridge, SO20 8AW
  • On: Second Wednesday of each month from October to March at 7.30pm
  • Activities: Evening speakers in Winter months, garden visit second Wed in June, BBQ second Wed. in July, Open Flower Show in August
  • Contact: Mrs Mary McDonald, 01794 301490,
Burghclere and Newtown Horticultural Society:
  • Meets At: The Portal Hall, Burghclere RG20 9HT
  • Activities: Four Winter talks, Spring, Summer and Autumn Shows, coach outing, Christmas party
  • Contact: Liz Ellis, 01635 45632

Burley Garden Club

  • Meets At: Myrtle Hall, Copse Rd, Burley, BH24 4EG.
  • On: Second Thursday of the month except February and August.
  • Activities: Speakers at monthly meetings and large plant sale at the Village Show on first Saturday in August.
  • Contact: Miss A.M. Weir, 01425 403319,

Bursledon & District Gardening Club

  • Meets At: St Paul’s Church, Oak Rd, Pilands Wood, Bursledon, SO31 8DT
  • On: First Tuesday of each month
  • Activities: Spring show (April), Annual show (August), lectures, outings, competitions, raffles, refreshments
  • Contact: Mrs M Bernier, Eden Grove, Long Lane, Bursledon, 02380 402986

Candover Valley Gardening Club

  • Meets At: Preston Candover Village Hall, RG25 2EE
  • On: Third Thursday of each month
  • Activities: Talks, garden visits, annual barbeque and plant sale, Summer Show, quiz night with neighbouring garden club, social evenings.
  • Contact: Mrs Pauline Lailey, Hazel Cottage, Lower Wield, Alresford SO24 9RX
  • Website:

Catisfield Gardening Club:

  • Meets At: Catisfield Memorial Hall, Catisfield Lane, Catisfield, Fareham, PO15 5NN
  • On: Second Thursday in each month at 7.30 – see website for details
  • Activities: Good quality speakers each month with a plant sale in June
  • Contact: Glenn Duggan (Chairman) ‘High Meadow’, 4 Catisfield Lane, Fareham, PO15 5NN, 01329 845976
  • Website:

Chandlers Ford & District Gardeners Club:

  • Meets At: St Boniface Church Centre, Hursley Rd, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 2FT
  • On: 1st Tuesday monthly (July – outside meeting) 6:30 – 9:30pm
  • Activities: Monthly meeting with speaker on horticultural related topics, Spring & Summer shows, July meeting – outside visit to local garden, December AGM & American supper
  • Contact: 02380 253855,

Churt Horticultural & Produce Society (CHAPS)

  • Meets At: Churt Village Hall, Churt Rd, Churt, GU10 2JA.
  • On: Varies.
  • Activities: 5 talks per year usually at 8pm, Spring, Summer and Autumn Shows, Day and evening visits. Vibrant membership!
  • Contact: Anne Butler

Clanfield Gardening Club

  • Meets At: Petersgate 1st School, Green Lane, Clanfield, PO8 0JU
  • On: Second Tuesday of the month
  • Activities: Talks 11 months of the year, Christmas Bring & Share food, AGM
  • Contact: Mrs L Pridham 02392 591143 132 Downhouse Rd, Catherington

Clatford Valley Gardening Club:

Cliddesden, Farleigh Wallop & Ellisfield Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Cliddesden Village Hall and Ellisfield Memorial Hall
  • Activities: Evening meetings on alternate months, Spring Show in April, Summer Show at Cliddesden in August, plant sale at Cliddesden in May
  • Contact: Marilyn Smith – Secretary,

Codford & District Gardening Club:

  • Meets At: Codford Village Hall, Broadleaze, High St, Codford, Wilts, BA12
  • On: Third Wednesday of each month at 7.15 for 7.30
  • Activities: Talks, lectures, trips to see gardens, social get-together, Potato Day in February, Gardeners Question Time in October, plant sale in May
  • Contact: Karen Johnstone, 01985 850258,

Colden Common Gardening Club:

  • Meets At: Colden Common Community Centre, St Vigor Way, Colden Common, Winchester, SO21
  • On: Last Wednesday in months September to April at 7.30
  • Activities: Speakers, illustrated talks, garden visits in May to August starting at 6.30 and day trips
  • Contact: Mrs E Pointer, 139 Pitmore Rd, Allbrook, Eastleigh SO50 4LS, 02380 265503

Crofton Gardening Club

  • Meets At: R.C. Church Hall, Bells Lane, Stubbington, Fareham, PO14
  • On: Third Monday evening from September to May, 7.30 till approx 9.00
  • Activities: Speakers for each meeting except November AGM and Christmas when there is a party. Two outing each year in May and September. Strawberry Tea in June. Stall on August Bank Holiday. Spring Flower Show first weekend in April

Damerham & District Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Damerham Village Hall
  • On: Some Thursdays
  • Activities: Indoor talks, Potato Day, Spring & Summer shows, Garden visits
  • Contact: Peter Allen (Hon. Sec.), Hackers, Martin, Fordingbridge, 01725 519269,

Denmead Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Denmead Church Hall, Hambledon Rd, Denmead, PO7 6NN
  • On: First Tuesday of each month except January, August and December
  • Activities: Monthly speakers, Spring show, plant sales, Summer show, Pumpkin show, summer outings
  • Contact: Lynda Glenister, 023 9224 0558,

Didben Purlieu Gardening Association

  • Meets At: St Andrew’s Centre, Dibden Purlieu, SO45 4PT
  • On: First Thursday of month at 7.30 (Check before arriving)
  • Activities: Talks and visits
  • Contact: Christine Bennett Secretary 02380 842006,

Donnington Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: Donnington Parish Hall, (opp. Selsey Tram Pub) Stockbridge Rd, Donnington, Chichester, PO19 8QT
  • On: 1st Friday of each month (except January) at 7:30pm
  • Activities: Talks on general gardening subjects, 3 shows, plant sales, coach outings
  • Contact: Brian Turbefield, 14 Selsey Rd, Donnington, Chichester PO19 8SN, 01243 782729,
  • Website:

Downton Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: Downton Memorial Hall, The Borough, Downton, Salisbury, Wilts. SP5 3LQ
  • On: some Thursday evenings – ring Hon. Sec. on 01725 513482
  • Activities: Spring Show Thurs 31st March, Summer Show Sat 2nd July, Autumn Show Sat 3rd September
  • Contact: Mrs Gaynor Hammond, Japonica Cottage, Salisbury Rd, Breamore, Fordingbridge, 01725 513482,

East Meon Garden Club:

  • Meets At: East Meon Village Hall, Workhouse Lane, East Meon, Petersfield, GU32
  • On: First Monday of the month October to April, 7:30pm start
  • Activities: Evening meetings Summer garden visits,  Summer Show, Village gardens open
  • Contact: Birgitte Attley, Butser House, Ramsdean, GU32 1RU, 07733 172 816,
  • Website:

Empshott & Hawkley Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: Hawkley Village Hall, Hawkley, GU33 6NA
  • On: 3rd Tuesday of the month (except December & January)
  • Activities: Talks, plant sale, visit to a member’s garden, BBQ, Spring & Summer show
  • Contact: Maggie Johnson, 01730 827222,

Emsworth Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path, Emsworth, PO10 7DP
  • On: Third Thursday of month from September to May at 7.30 except December
  • Activities: Talks, trading hut, coach outings, Annual Summer Show and garden coffee mornings
  • Contact: Jan Butler, 01243 430926,
  • Website:

Fair Oak Gardening Club:

  • Meets At: Fair Oak Village Hall, Shorts Rd, Fair Oak, Eastleigh, Hants, SO50 7EJ
  • On: 2nd Monday in month at 7.30pm
  • Activities: Most months we have a speaker on gardening topics, plants, vegetables etc, and also flowers from various locations around the world
  • Contact: 02380 694142,
Fairground Gardening Club:
  • Meets At: The Fairground Hall, Weyhill, Andover, SP11 0QN
  • On: Second Monday of each month from September to May at 7.30pm
  • Activities: Monthly meetings with speakers from September to May, Christmas party December, AGM September, monthly competitions, coach trips and garden visits from June to August
  • Contact: Jean Pittfield, Oakwood, Wildhern, Andover, SP11 0JE

Fareham Horticultural Association:

  • Meets At: Holy Trinity Church Hall, West St, Fareham
  • On: First Wednesday of months February to November inclusive
  • Activities: Talks start at 7:30pm
  • Contact: Mr L T Peach, 33 Maylings Farm Rd, Fareham, PO16 7QU, 01329 282075,

Farlington & District Garden Club:

  • Meets At: St Andrew’s Church Hall, Havant Rd, Farlington
  • On: First Thursday every month, except January
  • Activities: Speaker at each meeting, raffle, refreshments & bring and buy stall. 3 shows per year March/April – Spring Show, June – Rose & Sweet Pea Show and August – The Summer Show. Each show has members only classes and open classes
  • Contact: Cliff

Farringdon Horticultural Society::

  • Meets At: The Function Rm, The Golden Pheasant, Gosport Rd, Lower Farringdon, Nr Alton, GU34 3DJ
  • Activities: 3/3 talk by Marcus Dancer (incl sale of) Clematis, 16/4 Spring Show @ Farringdon Parish Church,
    12/6 Open Gardens, 16/8 Summer Show @ Farringdon Parish Church
  • Contact: Maureen Biggs 01420 587338,

Felpham & Middleton Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: St Mary’s Centre, Grassmere Close, Felpham, Bognor Regis, W Sussex, PO22 7NU
  • On: Fourth Tuesday of each month – February to October (excl. August)
  • Activities: Monthly meetings with speaker; 3 shows – Spring/ Rose & Sweet Pea/ Flower & Produce; annual garden holiday; 2x 1 day outings; 2×1/2 day outings; social dinner and ploughmans lunch
  • Contact:
  • Website:

Fishbourne Gardeners’ Club

  • Meets At: The New Church Hall ‘St Peters Place’ by the car park next to Fishbourne Parish Church of St Peter & St Mary – (Church post code PO19 3XT)
  • On: First Wednesday of each month except August, doors open at 6:30pm
    Start at 7:30pm & finish ~ 9:30pm with an interval of ~15 minutes during the evening.
    Limited refreshments available
  • Activities: A varied programme of speakers on garden & garden related subjects. Speakers selected for their ability to entertain & inform. Outings, annual plant sale & annual competition with Club trophy
  • All welcome to join the Club whether or not Fishbourne residents & no matter what their gardening skills
  • Contact: AnnettteBell Dennett, 01243 790353,

Fordingbridge & District Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: Avonway Community Centre, Shaftesbury St, Fordingbridge, SP6 1JF
  • On: Last Monday of each month – except July, August or December
  • Activities: Monthly meetings (not July, August or December), evening show in June (closed), annual show in July (open), annual outing, plant sale in May
  • Contact: David Melbourne, Secretary, 01425 655235,
  • Website:

Four Marks Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Four Marks Village Hall, Lymington Bottom, GU34 5AA
  • On: Second Monday of most months
  • Activities: 3 annual shows, £7.50 subscription per person per annum
  • Contact: Mrs P Cockhead, 93 Blackberry Lane, Four Marks, Alton

Four Villages Horticultural Society

Froxfield & Privett Garden Club:

  • Meets At: Froxfield Village Hall, alternating with Privett Village Hall
  • On: 2nd Tuesday or Wednesday of the month
  • Activities: Monthly talks in winter; 2 shows per year – in Spring & Summer; open show gardens every year; 2 garden visits- 1 afternoon, 1 evening; 1 coach trip alternate years
  • Contact: Steve McWilliam 01730 233866

Gosport Allotment Holders & Gardeners Association

  • Meets At: HEDCA, Coombe Rd, Gosport, Hants PO12 4JB for horticultural & related talks
  • On: 3 or 4 times per year
  • Activities: Speakers on gardening or growing related subjects; Summer, Pumpkin & produce shows (Aug & Oct, both Open), plant sale (May), annual excursion, trading huts on most allotment sites within the Borough
  • Contact:
  • Website:

Grayshott Gardeners:

  • Meets At: Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Rd, Grayshott, GU26 6TZ
  • On: 2nd Wednesday in the month
  • Activities: Speakers, Spring show, Summer show, visits on Wednesdays to local gardens of interest
  • Contact: S Gordon, 01428 608181,

Hambledon Horticultural Society

  • Activities: Plant sale – 2nd Saturday in May, Summer Show – 4th Saturday in August, Spring Show – 4th Saturday in March

Hampshire District Association of the NVS

  • Meets At: West Wellow Village Hall, Romsey
  • On: Second Tuesday of the month
  • Activities: Talks/lectures on the growing of vegetables for the kitchen, as well as showing
  • Contact: Mr E H Perren FNVS, 01264 772814

Harting Horticultural Society::

  • Meets at: Harting Village Hall, Peascroft, S Harting, GU31 5LB
  • Activities: Spring talk, Autumn AGM & talk, Spring & Summer shows
  • Contact: Mrs Pauline Newton, 01730 825859,

Havant and District Horticultural Society

  • Meets at: United Reformed Church Hall, North St/Elm Lane Corner, Havant, PO9 1PP
  • On: Last Wednesday of months September to May (except December) at 7.30
  • Activities: Six talks per annum, AGM in November, May Supper, Newsletters, Summer Show
  • Contacts: Biddy Wylie (Membership Secretary), 023 9247 5226 or Liam Hutchings (Chairman)
  • Website:

Hayling Island Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: The URC Hall, Hollow Lane, Hayling Island, PO11 9DS
  • On: Fourth Wednesday of September to April (except December) at 2.30pm. AGM fourth Wednesday of November at 7.30pm
  • Activities: Talks at above meetings, Trading Centre, Spring, Early and Main Summer shows, newsletters, day trips/outings, holiday, social events, 100+ club
  • Contact: Jan Mitchell (Publicity Officer), 023 9246 5147
  • Website:

Headley Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: Headley Villlage Hall
  • On: 3rd Thursday of the month Sept – March at 8pm
  • Activities: Speakers at monthly meetings, plus a programme of outings & social events April – October, plant sale, Spring, Summer & Autumn shows
  • Contact: Robin Hall, 01428 712898

Heath End Gardening Club

  • Meets At: Heath End Village Hall, Baughurst, Tadley
  • On: First Tuesday of every month
  • Activities: Speakers every month, three coach trips to gardens a year, show at AGM in June, Christmas party
  • Contact: Mrs P.E. Lewis, 01189 814759

Hedge End Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: 2000 Centre, St John’s Rd, Hedge End
  • On: 3rd Monday of every month
  • Activities: Monthly speakers, monthly competition & raffle, 3 outings per year
  • Contact: 01489 784823,

Highcliffe Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: St Mark’s Church Hall, Hinton Wood Avenue, Highcliffe, Christchurch, BH23
  • On: First Monday of each month at 7.30.
  • Activities: Horticultural lectures and various other topics
  • Contact: Mr Peter Smith, 01425 272962

Hordle Gardening Club

  • Meets At: Hordle Community and Sports Pavillion, Vaggs Lane, Hordle, Lymington SO41 9JH
  • On: Fourth Friday of each month at 7:30pm – not August or December
  • Activities: 7 meetings with speaker, summer BBQ, skittles evening, Christmas quiz & buffet
  • Contact: Glynis Payne 01590 689391

Kingsclere Gardening Association:

  • Meets At: Various venues
  • Activities: Winter talks, garden visits, 3 main shows
  • Contact: Secretary – Mr Chris Earl, 01635 298286,

Kings Somborne & District Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: King’s Somborne Village Hall, Romsey Rd, King’s Somborne, SO20 6PP
  • On: (not advised)
  • Activities: Autumn – speaker, Spring – speaker & AGM, Summer – garden visit & BBQ, annual flower show & fete
  • Contact: Mrs P Monk 01794 388482
    Rookley Farm, Up Somborne, Stockbridge, Hants SO20 6QX,

Lavant Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: Lavant Memorial Hall, Pook Lane, Lavant, PO18 0AH
  • On: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm (except January @ 2:30pm)
  • Activities: Monthly meetings with a varied range of speakers. Annual Supper in February, plant sale in May, garden visit in July, Annual show 1st Saturday in August (2 – 4pm), AGM in November
  • Contact:
  • Website:

Lee-on-the-Solent Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Lee Community Centre, Twyford Drive, Lee on the Solent, PO13 8JU
  • On: First Wednesday each month
  • Activities: 3 shows, speakers, various coach trips

Liss Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: The Triangle Community Centre, Mill Rd, Liss, GU33 7DX
  • On: First Tuesday of October, November, December, February, and March
  • Activities: Speakers in above months, Spring Show first Tuesday in April (evening), Summer Show first Sunday in August, Autumn Show second Tuesday in September (evening), AGM & Cheese and Wine party held on the first or second Tuesday in January, three garden outings a year
  • Contact: Mrs Sue Jordan, 9 Middle Meadow, Liss, GU33 7EP, 01730 893454,

Littleton and Harestock Gardening Club:

  • Meets At: Littleton Millennium Memorial Hall, The Hallway, Littleton, S022 6QL
  • On: Third Wednesday in each month at 7.30
  • Activities: Monthly meetings with guest speaker, 2 or 3 coach outings to gardens or other places of common interest, visits to members’ gardens, participation at Littleton Show on first Saturday in September
  • Contact: Derek Phillips

Lockerley & Distict Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Lockerley Memorial Hall, Butts Green, Lockerley, SO51 0JG
  • On: Second Thursday of each month from October to March
  • Activities: Monthly meeting from October to March with expert speakers. Annual Flower & Produce Show, Annual Plant Sale, Visits to public, private and members’ gardens
  • Contact:

Longstock Garden Club:

  • Meets At: Longstock Village Hall, Longstock, Hants, SO20 6DR
  • On: 2nd Tuesday monthly October to April
  • Activities: Meetings October – April, evening visits to gardens May & September, day trip once a year
  • Contact: A Rogers, 2 Garage Cottage, Longstock Park, 01264 810794

Lymington Gardeners Club

  • Meets At: Lymington Community Centre, New St, Lymington, SO41 9BQ
  • On: Second Tuesday of the month, September to June
  • Activities: Lectures & an outing in June
  • Contact: Mrs Troska Good 01590 678759

Medstead Gardeners Club

  • Meets At: Medstead Village Hall, Roe Downs Rd, Medstead, GU34 5LG
  • On: First Tuesday of every month (except January and August) at 7:45pm – see programme on website
  • Activities: talks, competitions, plant sale, social events, garden visits, Gardeners Question Time, flower show
  • Contact: Paul Beresford Tel 01420 562592 email:
  • Website:

Meon Valley Garden Club:

Michelmersh & Timsbury Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: Timsbury Jubilee Hall, New Rd, Timsbury, SO51 ONJ
  • On: Usually the second Monday of each month (mainly)
  • Activities: 11 meetings – none in August, 3 shows, 7 speakers, 1 Xmas party
  • Contact: Kath Davis,

Midhurst Garden Club

  • Meets At: Memorial Hall, South Downs Centre, North St, Midhurst
  • On: Second Monday of the month from February to December
  • Activities: Three coach trips to gardens of interest per year, two local gardens visited by car, one garden party/plant swap

Milford Gardeners’ Club

  • Meets At: Milford Church Hall, Greenbanks Close, Milford on Sea, SO41 0SQ
  • On: Third Wednesday of each month – check before visiting
  • Activities: Monthly meetings – speakers, meals, demos, outings/visits, plant fairs and garden open – charity days
  • Contact: Jenny Spenser, 01590 644489,
  • Website:

Monk Sherborne & District Horticultural Society

  • Meets at: Monk Sherborne Village Hall, nr Tadley, Hants
  • On: selected dates in spring & autumn
  • Activities: Annual show 3rd August 2013, Blooming Marvellous Gardens –  talks on gardening in general in spring & autumn
  • Contact: Mrs V Roberts, Tel: 01256 850118

New Milton Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: New Milton Community Centre, Osborne Rd, New Milton, BH25 6
  • On: Third Wednesday of each month except August.
  • Activities: Meetings as above, Members Spring Show in March and Members Autumn Show in September

North Warnborough & District Garden Club

  • Meets At: North Warnborough Village Hall.
  • On: Fourth Thursday of each month
  • Activities: Monthly speaker and competition, plant sales, summer outing
  • Contact: Tel: 01256 703412 and email:

Petersfield Gardeners’ Club

  • Meets At: Herne Leisure Centre, Moggs Mead, Petersfield, GU31 4PJ
  • On: Second Thursday of each month
  • Activities: Speaker evenings, day visits, 4 day holiday

Purbrook Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: The Deverell Hall, Purbrook, PO7 5JU
  • On: First Thursday each month except January and June
  • Activities: Trading store, monthly meetings, Spring and Summer Shows, quarterly Gazette, floral art (second Thursday in month at Deverell Hall), coach trips in Summer
  • Website:

Redlynch Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Redlynch Village Hall, Vicarage Rd, Redlynch, Salisbury, SP5 2PG
  • On: Third Tuesday in months September to April (except December) at 7.30pm
  • Activities: Talks at the above meetings, a holiday in June visiting various gardens, day visit to a garden in July and Annual Show on August Bank Holiday Monday
  • Contact: David Shergold, Newland, Lodge Drove, Woodfalls, Salisbury, SP5 2NH. 01725 511404.

Ringwood & District Community Association Garden Club

  • Meets At: Greyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Rd, Ringwood, BH24 1DW
  • On: First and third Thursday of month from September to April
  • Activities: Winter programme of evening talks from 7.30 to 9.30 September – April; plant auctions – autumn & spring; summer programme of garden visits & coach trips
  • Contact: Wendy Davies (Secretary) 01202 574875,

Ropley Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: The Coffee Room, Church St, Ropley SO24 0DS
  • On: last Monday of the month
  • Activities: Meetings with guest speakers, Spring and Summer Shows, garden visits, annual plant sale & social events
  • Contact: J Shakespeare 01962 772425,

Rowlands Castle Gardening Club:

  • Meets At: The Church on the Green (URC), Redhill Rd, Rowlands Castle, PO9 6BW
  • On: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm
  • Contact: Gordon Charlesworth 02392 413865

Rustington Horticultural Association:

  • Meets At:  Methodist Church Coffee Lounge, Claignar Rd, Rustington, BN16 2NL
  • On: 2nd Thursday of the month: March, April, May, September, October
  • Activities: 26 March – Spring show, 25 June – Rose & Sweet Pea show, 20 August – Summer show, November – AGM: all at the Woodlands Centre Rustington

Salisbury Allotments Association:

  • SAA is a trading organisation promoting allotment and leisure gardening in the Salisbury area
  • A trading hut providing seeds, compost and other garden sundries to members is situated at Fisherton Recreation Ground off Coldharbour Lane, Salisbury and is open Saturdays and Sundays 9.00 to 1.00 from January to September inclusive.
  • Other activities include an annual show in August and a yearly coach outing to a garden or show
  • Contact: Harry Theobald 01722 415880,
  • Website:

Selsey Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: Selsey Centre, Manor Rd, Selsey
  • On: Second Friday of each month except January & August
  • Contact: Mrs G Cope, 01243 604634,

Shawford & Compton Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: All Saints School, Compton St, Compton
  • On: Third Tuesday of each month
  • Activities: Monthly meetings with speaker and competition; annual spring show in March; annual summer show; summer garden party & supper; garden/nursery visits; Christmas party
  • Contact: Elaine Papé, Tanglin, Fairfield Road, Shawford, Winchester SO21 2DB, 01962 712321,

Sherfield & District Gardening Club

  • Meets At: Sherfield on Loddon Village Hall.
  • On: Third Monday of the month throughout the year.
  • Activities: Gardening related talks and slide shows and garden visits in the Summer
  • Contact: Mrs Linda Syckelmoore, 01256 882341

Solent Fuchsia Club:

  • Meets At: Fareham United Reformed Church Hall, Osborn Rd South, Fareham, PO16 7DF
  • On: First Tuesday in month (except January and August)
  • Activities: Guest speaker each month on a range of gardening topics, newsletters, coach trips, social events
  • Contact: Mrs D. Baker, 77 Quintrel Ave, Portchester, PO16 9TF, 01329 310124,

Southampton Allotments & Gardens Association

  • Meets At: No regular meetings
  • Activities: Annual Show in August, plant sale in May, pumpkin competition in October, occasional talks and coach trips
  • Contact: Sonia Blandford, 023 8032 8751,

Southampton & District Gardeners Society

  • Meets At: Bassett Green Court, Bassett Green Village, So’ton SO16 3FH
  • On: 2nd Thursday of the month, 7pm arrival for a 7:30pm start
  • Activities: Meetings consist of a speaker, 2 outings a year & topic of the month
  • Contact:

South Wonston Gardening Club

  • Meets At: South Wonston Village Hall, Downs Road, South Wonston, Winchester, SO21 3EW
  • On: Last Thursday of month at 7.45 (not December, July or August)
  • Activities: Illustrated talks, outings, plant sale, annual dinner
  • Contact: Mrs Hazel Wright, 26 Goldfinch Way, South Wonston, Winchester, SO21 3SH, 01962 882031,

St Cross Garden Society

  • Meets At: St Faith’s Parish Hall, Back St, St Cross, Winchester SO23 9SB
  • On: Irregular
  • Activities: Talks, outing, show
  • Contact: John Pringle, 01962 870426,

Steep Flower Show

  • Is held at: Bedales, Steep, GU32 2DG
  • On: The Saturday of August Bank Holiday weekend
  • Activities: Traditional village flower show held in a marquee in beautiful surroundings. Over 100 classes including classes for children. Teas, games and other activities
  • Contact: Kate Ford, 01730 262890,

Sway Gardening Club:

  • Meets At: Sway Village Hall, Middle Rd, Sway, Lymington, SO41 6DQ
  • On: 3rd Thursday of each month @ 7:30pm
  • Activities: 11 meetings during year plus 1 spring show & 1 summer show
  • Contact: Mrs Jenny Denman, 23 Durrant Way, Sway, Lymingyon, SO41 6DQ
    01590 681440,
  • Website:
The National Vegetable Society Hampshire District Association
  • Meets At: West Wellow Village Hall, Button Lane, West Wellow, Romsey, SO51 6BR
  • On: Tuesday evening by programme
  • Activities: Talks/lectures, show and garden visits
  • Contact: Mr E. Perren, Gaycorrel, Furzedown Lane, Amport, Andover, SP11 8BW, 01264 772814

The Royal Southampton Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Catholic Hall, Commercial Street, Bitterne, Southampton SO18 6LY
  • On: 1st Friday of each month
  • Activities: Lectures, slide shows, raffles, plant sales
  • Contact: Andy Duell, 01489 784823,

The Valley Gardeners:

  • Meets At: Itchen Abbas and Avington Village hall in the winter months
  • On: 2nd Tuesday of each month, except December at 2.30. We also hold 3 evening meetings each year.
  • Activities: winter months we have talks/lectures. During the warmer weather we visit gardens throughout the south of England and organise short holidays each year visiting gardens in the U.K. and sometimes abroad
  • Contact: Catherine Hahn. Secretary on

Thruxton Gardening Club:

  • Meets At: Thruxton War Memorial Hall, Thruxton, Andover SP11 8LZ
  • On: Last Wednesday of the month
  • Activities: Taks, quiz, garden outings
  • Contact: 01264 772896,

Titchfield Gardeners Club:

  • Meets At: Titchfield Community Centre, Mill St, Titchfield, PO14 4AB
  • On: First Wednesday of the month (excluding August)
  • Activities: Eight speakers per year, one social evening (Christmas), one quiz night, group outing in August and group outing to RHS Wisley; Autumn and Spring shows
  • Contact: Secretary
  • Website:

Totton & District Gardeners’ Society:

  • Meets At: Totton & District Three Score Club, Library Rd, Totton, Hants SO40 3RS
  • On: Second Wednesday in the month @7:30pm
  • Activities: 3 open shows each year:  Spring, Summer, Autumn, day visits to gardens, long weekend trip with garden visits
  • Website:

Verwood & District Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: Memorial Hall, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 7AA
  • On: Usually first Thursday of each month except August & September, 2nd Thursday in May
  • Activities: Flower shows March 19, June 18, September 3
  • Talks ranging from horticultural subjects to related items such as journeys to foreign places in search of plants, etc. Speakers are from Hampshire and Dorset Federations lists usually
  • Contact: R. Johnstone, 01202 814376,

Walberton Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: Walberton Village Hall, The Street, Walberton, Arundel, W Sussex, BN18 0P
  • On: Dates vary
  • Activities: Shows, evening lectures, plant sale, occasional outings
  • Contact: Mrs I Dawson, 01243 552040

Warsash Horticultural Society

Waterlooville & Cowplain Allotments and Gardens Association

  • Trading Shop at: Forest End Garage Site, Forest End, Waterlooville, PO7 7AD
  • The Trading Hut opens for business Open from 1000 to 1130 on Saturdays from January to November. Closed in December.
  • Activities: Sales of composts, growbags, fertilisers and lawn care products, canes, garden membrane, fleece and netting, small pots, seed trays, common garden requisites and a small range of seeds (at discount prices). Carry to car service
  • Contact: 023 9259 6361

Westbourne & District Allotment & Gardeners Association

  • Meets At: Committee Meetings and AGM only at Westbourne Social Club
  • On: Various dates during year
  • Activities: Annual Horticultural Show, Affiliated to RHS, issues members newsletters, manages Allotment Site in Westbourne
  • Contact: Jo Tattersall – Secretary, 01243 377677

West Chiltington Horticultural Society:

  • Meets at: West Chiltington village hall, RH20 2PZ
  • On: 2nd Wednesday of each month, excluding January & September, at 7:30pm
  • Activities: A society for those who enjoy gardens & gardening with talks covering a wide range of gardening related subjects. A summer & autumn show, plus visits to local gardens of interest
  • Contact: Pippa Honess, 01798 817566,

West End Garden & Allotment Association

  • Meets at: Trading Hut at Moorgreen Rd, West End, SO30
  • Activities: Summer Show first Sunday in August, Harvest Supper first Saturday in October. open Saturday and Sunday mornings. Social events include quiz, skittles and coach outing
  • Contact: John Clements, Secretary,

West Meon Garden Club:

  • Meets at: West Meon Village Hall, Headon View, W Meon, GU32 1LQ
  • On: 2nd Wednesday of the month, March, April, October & November
  • Activities: 4 meetings with speaker, 1 garden visit in June, plant sale & supper in May, Summer Show in August
  • Contact: Yvonne Noble, Secretary, 01730 829050,

West Moors Horticultural Society

  • Meets At: The Memorial Hall, Station Rd, West Moors, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 0HZ
  • On: Usually second Monday of the month
  • Activities: 8 talks a year. Spring and Summer Shows, 2 coffee mornings and plant sale
  • Contact: Mrs Sue Hamlett, 20 Glenwood Rd, West Moors, Ferndown, BH22 0EP,01202 871536,

West Wittering Horticultural Society:

  • Meets At: West Wittering Memorial Hall.
  • On: Third Tuesday of each month from September to April, 7.30 pm
  • Activities: Monthly talks September to April, two shows a year, three coach outings to well known gardens in the Summer
  • Contact: The Hon. Secretary,

Whitehill & Bordon Gardening Club:

  • Meets At: The Forest Community Centre, Pinehill Rd, Bordon, GU35 0BS
  • On: Third Wednesday of each month except August at 7.30 pm
  • Activities: Talks, plant sale, annual excursion to a public garden, AGM, open garden events hosted by members for other members, internal competition judged by the members to raise running costs, a raffle at each talk (meeting) to raise funds to support club
  • Contact: Stephen Miles, 01420 478845

Whiteparish Garden Club:

  • Meets At: The Memorial Centre, Common rd, Whiteparish, SP5 2SU
  • On: Fourth Thursday of the month
  • Activities: General garden interest speakers, general garden outings, annual plant sale, hobbies & garden show for the village
  • Contact: Sue King, 01794 884129,

Winchester Horticultural Society

Winterslow & District Horticultural Society

Woodlands Gardening Club:

  • Meets At: Netley Marsh Community Hall, Woodlands Rd, Woodlands, SO40 7GE
  • On: Generally, 2nd Tuesday of the month starting 7:30pm except August
  • Activities: Speakers at 8 meetings, Plant sale in May, Garden visit in July, BBQ in August, Christmas party in December
  • Contact: Rosalind Stollery 02380 292637
    The Lodge, Woodlands Drive, Woodlands, Southampton, SO40 7HW
  • Website: 

Yapton and District Cottage Gardener’s Society

  • Meets At: Yapton & Ford Village H all, Main Rd, Yapton, BN18 0ET
  • On: Various wednesday evenings from October – April
  • Activities: members meetings, plant sales, social events, 4 shows
  • Contact: Anne Hollis, 18 Briar Close, Yapton, 01243 551683,
  • Website at