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.

Largs Flower Show 2020 Cancelled

One impact of the lockdown has been the extra time people have been able to spend in their gardens. This year , more than ever before, the care and attention lavished by experienced gardeners and the thousands who are trying to grow for the first has resulted in the best displays of plants and flowers and many people are having their first taste of home grown vegetables. It is ironic then, that the decision has been taken to cancel this year’s Largs Flower Show. With only a break for two World Wars and their immediate aftermath the Show has been held every year since 1841.

However to still allow members to show off their handiwork there is now a Face book page, (Largs Horticultural Society) where members can post photographs, give tips and hints or ask questions about any problems they may have. (No guarantees with the answers).

The committee will be reviewing the situation regarding Covid-19 and hope that the normal activities of the Society, including the 2021 Flower Show, can be resumed albeit with some restrictions at some point in the future.

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Our next Annual Show will be held at the Dunn Memorial Hall of St John's Church Hall, Largs in August 2021. 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.

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

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.

2021 SHOW SCHEDULES

Advance schedules for the Hobbies and Junior sections will be available as a download from this site or from the Secretary early in 2021 and the main schedule around May/June 2021.

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 (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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