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.

Our first talk of the season will be held on Wednesday 11th March at 7.30pm in St John's Church Hall, Bath Street, Largs. The title of the talk is "Preparing for the Season" - A demonstration seed sowing and other activities to get the garden ready for the better weather ahead. Includes a Question and Answer session with a panel of experts followed by tea and biscuits. Note : This meeting and the May meeting now cancelled due to the current Coronovirus epidemic.

Gardening Scotland - Largs Horticultural Society are joining with Rothesay Horticultural, who are running a bus to Gardening Scotland 2020 on 30 May 2020. the cost of the bus will be £10. Places are limited. Book soon to ensure your seat. Times of departure from Largs will be notified nearer the time. For booking, please email our Secretary. Payment should be made at the time of booking. Note : now cancelled due to the current Coronovirus epidemic.

Our next Annual Show will be held at the Dunn Memorial Hall of St John's Church Hall, Largs on Saturday 22nd August 2020. The main show schedule will be able to be obtained either as a download from this site or from the Secretary around May/June 2020. Note : At this stage we are assuming the Annual Flower Show WILL go ahead but we will monitor the situation as we near the time. However this year we will not personally visit to collect membership fees and deliver the Show Schedules. Meanwhile keep gardening and take care.

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 -


Dobies Seed catalogues are now available for members on request. 50% discount on seeds and 15% discount on all other purchases. Please contact our Secretary to request a catalogue.

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


Advance schedules for the Hobbies and Junior sections will be available as a download from this site or from the Secretary early in 2019 and the main schedule around May/June 2020.


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 (November 2019)

1. The show report and photos from the 2019 show have now been added

NEW (July 2018)

1. We now have a Privacy Notice under the GDPR Regulations - See the 'Home' menu above

NEW (March 2018)

2. The Spring 2018 Newsletter is now available for download

3. Photos from the 2017 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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