Camelia japonica 'Annie Wylam'

Cookham & Cookham Dean

Horticultural Society

To create a garden is to search for a better world. Whether the result is a horticultural masterpiece or only a modest vegetable patch, it is based on the expectation of a glorious future

We meet at Cookham Dean Village Hall normally at 7.30pm .  Members Free - Visitors 7

(Annual Membership 20 - enrol at the door - 7 for non-members)


A Programme of Talks for garden enthusiasts by gardening experts 

Wednesday 26 January 2022
Meeting via Zoom Water, Water Everywhere Becca Flintham Senior Educator, Wildwood Escot
Wednesday 23 February 2022
Meeting via Zoom Dancing with Bumble Bees Brigit Strawbridge Author of Dancing with Bees
Wednesday 30 March 2022
Spring Show Classes for Society daffodils, bulbs, spring flowers, floral displays and baking Quiz Judges: Brian and Gill Thompson - Sweet peas for sale
Wednesday 27 April 2022
Successional Planting Carolyn Foster, Member and Horticulturist Competition - Fuchsias for sale
Wednesday 25 May 2022
Clematis through the Seasons Everett Leeds Co-author of The Encyclopedia of Clematis Ex-Chair of the British Clematis Society
Tuesday 7th June 2022
VISIT: 2 - 4pm  Visit to 7, The Knapp, Earley, Reading RG6 7DD 7.00 pp with cream tea
Thursday 14th July 2022
VISIT: 3 - 5pm,  Visit to The Tilings, Fair Mile, Henley RG9 2JY 8.00 pp with afternoon tea, proceeds to charity
Saturday 17 September 2022
Village Fete and Flower and Produce Show Adult and children classes Photographic exhibition Entries from all welcome
Wednesday 28 September 2022
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Pamela Holt Horticulturist and Lecturer Fuchsia Competition Society daffodils for sale
Wednesday 26 October 2022
Arrangements Inspired by the Countryside Melissa Richardson Founder, JamJar Flowers
Wednesday 30 November 2022 

AGM and Christmas Evening Frankincense, Myrrh and the Incense Trail Dr Sandy Primrose Author and Biologist Seasonal raffle and refreshments

Normally 7.30pm to 9.30 pm with a break for refreshments

The Village Hall, Cookham Dean unless otherwise stated

Everyone welcome.  Entry fee for non-members: 5



Vice Presidents: John Linegar & Barbara Samuels

Chairman: Heather Conlin

Vice Chairman:  

Membership Secretary and Treasurer: Helen Philip 07549519246 

Programme Organisers: Sarah Breeden and Nicky Kane

Publicity: Catherine Downes

Newsletter: Carolyn Foster

Shows: Janet Shanks

Committee Members: Mary Downes, Sally Moher, Claire Phillpott, Becky Pinnegar 


Click here for link to South Chilterns Gardening Group 

Click here for a write-up of Gardeners' Question Time April 2005

click here for a write-up on the visit to Highgrove

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