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 2022 will be held on 20th August 2022 at Dunn Memorial Hall, Largs

One impact of the lockdown has been the extra time people have been able to spend in their gardens. Last year and 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. After last year's cancellation, it had been hoped that this year's show could go ahead. However due to the current uncertainty, the decision has been taken to also 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 till now.

We are now on Facebook and members can post photographs, give tips and hints or ask questions about any problems they may have.


Our next Annual Show will be held at the Dunn Memorial Hall of St John's Church Hall, Largs in August 2022. The main show schedule will be able to be obtained either as a download from this site or from the Secretary around May/June 2022.

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 2022 and the main schedule around May/June 2022.


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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