Largs Horticultural Society

Welcome to the web pages
of the
Largs & District
Horticultural Society
 

The Largs & District Horticultural Society hold their annual flower show in Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland in August. They also present some talks during the winter months.

******* ANNUAL SHOW 2018 *******

Our Annual Show will be held at the Dunn Memorial Hall of St John's Church Hall, Largs on 25th of August 2018. See below for show schedules. Click here for location map.

New members are always welcome. If you are interested in joining -
Contact the Secretary

The Secretary of the Society is Mrs E Strachan. If you require any information about the Society then email the Secretary or phone 01475 689423 -

Vegetables

Another benefit of being a member of the Society is being able to get seeds, plants etc from Dobies at a discount.

Pictures from following previous shows can be seen via the menus above

2018 SPRING NEWSLETTER

A Newsletter was issued in Spring 2018. This can be downloaded from here

2018 SHOW SCHEDULES

Advance schedules for the Decorative, Hobbies & Crafts and Junior Sections can be obtained either as a downloads from the schedules page or from the Secretary. The main schedule should be available by early June.

June Flower Arranging Workshops for 8-16yrs for Largs Flower Show

Largs & District Horticultural Society, in conjunction with Largs Flower Club, have introduced two new Junior Decorative (Flower Arranging) classes in this year’s Flower Show Schedule:
8-11 years (inclusive) - A Cup Cake
12-16 years - a Bag

A cup will be awarded for the winner of this section.

Utilising the expertise of Largs Flower Club, two workshops have been arranged for children to learn how to make these arrangements and have a go at making their own. They may then try it out for themselves if they chose to recreate their entry for the Flower Show on 25 August.

The workshops are being held on Monday 11 June 2018 from 5-6.15pm (8-11years) and from 6.30- 8.30pm (12-16 years) at St John’s TocH Hall, Bath Street, Largs. The workshops are FREE of charge. Places are limited to 10 for each workshop/age group. Children attending MUST be accompanied by an adult.

To book a place please call our Secretary on 01475689423. Places are limited and we will work on a first come first served basis.

HISTORY OF THE SOCIETY

We now have a new History and archive section to the website. At present it has a few articles from the Largs and Millport Weekly New of 100 or more years ago. It also has an archive of past show schedules dating back to 1990.

If anyone has any old photographs, show schedules, newspaper cuttings or other memorabilia relating to the Horticultural Society, we would like to borrow it, for copying/scanning, so that it can be included in this section of our website. Please contact the Secretary

We have a guestbook for any comments which you may have about the website

There is also a page of links to other Largs websites


NEW (April 2018)

1. The advance schedule for the Juniors, Decorative and Viking Festival sections of the 2018 show have now been added

NEW (March 2018)

1. 2018 show date added

2. The Spring 2018 Newsletter is now available for download

3. Photos from the 2018 show have now been added

4. The advance schedule for the Hobbies & Crafts sections of the 2018 show have now been added

NEW (October 2017)

1. The website is now mobile phone friendly

2. Optional higher resolution photos are now available for virtually all photos in the photo galleries.

3. On the photo gallery pages there are 'previous' and 'next' icons to allow easy movement to the previous/next photo gallery.

4. Random photos from the photo galleries are now being displayed on the Home, Meeting and Links pages.


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