We've started this year's seed distribution scheme as usual.  Please send us your seeds as soon as they are ready.

A registered charity promoting hardy herbaceous plants, we grow and study these plants in our own gardens, and try to keep rarer varieties in cultivation.  We share our knowledge and love of these plants with other gardeners whether they're experts, beginners or somewhere in between.

Just published… the new HPS booklet, Border Phlox, is here.

Phlox have been popular garden plants for over 250 years and are starting to flower now, from July through to September. Phlox add colour and perfume to summer borders and this book is packed with information to help you grow them, as well as descriptions and colour photos of many cultivars.

HPS members, you have a chance to contribute to the discussion on the future of your society.
Download the questionnaire here (Word doc or pdf). Please send completed forms to the office.

The AGM has been cancelled this year  because of the coronavirus situation. 
A ballot paper to vote (closing date July 31st) on the important issues is in the Newsletter, (and  downloadable  as Word docx or pdf

Read our latest ...

On a Chalk Hillside August 2020
My Wildlife Allotment August 2020
On a Chalk Hillside July 2020
My Wildlife Allotment July 2020
June 2020 Conservation Feature
On a Chalk Hillside June 2020

What we offer

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Featured Bursary Report August 2020
Small bursaries for horticulturalists
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HPS Plant Fairs are open to the public
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Extensive collection of images
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Featured Conservation Plants
Local Groups
A great way to meet fellow enthusiasts of all experience levels
The Image Library
An extensive collection of  digital images is available for loan.

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