New Contact Button
For any queries regarding the Garden Society we have now added a contact button at the bottom of the home page. This can be used for any queries including membership, activities, stock etc..
Coach Trip - RHS Wisley - Saturday 12th September 2020
There is a planned coach trip to the Royal Horticultural Gardens at Wisley on Saturday 12th September 2020. Tickets will be £15 per head for members.
Annual Show - 21st September
The Annual Show was held on Saturday 21st September.
For more information go to the Show section of this web site.
Coach Trip - Malvern Spring Show - 9th May 2020
Due to the Coronavirus situation the society has reluctantly decided to cancel this event. Anyone who has already paid for their tickets can obtain a cheque for a refund from the Society shop.
Annual General Meeting 2021
Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held at Aylesbury Grammar School. Date to be confirmed.
Annual General Meeting 2020
The Annual General Meeting of the Society was held at Aylesbury Grammar School on Friday 17th January 2020.
The president opened the meeting with the sad news that Mr Ian Mortimer and our secretary Mr Joseph Benham, had both died since the previous AGM.
The following were elected as officers of the Society:
President: Mr. R. James
Chairman: Mr. K. Keasley
Vice chairman: Mr. C. Gray
Treasurer: Mrs H. Murray
Secretary: Mr K. Vance
The following were re-elected to serve on the committee for a further 3 years:
Mr P Miles, Mr R Murray, Miss D Smith, Mr B Smith and Mr R Surguy.
The following were elected as new members of the committee:
Mr K Lee, Mr A Harris, Mr S Searle and Mr S Ahsan-Farrer.
In recognition of his contribution to the Society Mr David Meakin was elected as a Life Member of the Society.
After the meeting we were entertained by Mr John Bramhan. His subject was of great interest to us all - grow for Show.
Joseph Benham Memorial Bench
Mr Joseph (Joe) Benham, a member of the Gardening Society for in excess of 35 years, sadly passed away in December. Joe held various positions on the committee over the years and as a tribute to his commitment to both the Society and gardening in general the committee, after consultation with Joes family, are having a memorial bench erected to mark his contribution.
The Society will be underwriting the cost of the bench but any contributions from individual members will be gratefully received .
Details of the unveiling ceremony will be put on the website in due course.
Schools' Potato Challenge
Sadly due to unforeseen circumstances there will be no Potato Challenge in 2020. It is hoped to re-instate a challenge in 2021.
Thurston Trading Store Closure Further UPDATE
The Thurston Trading Store is now closed until further notice. If you have potato orders that you have not collected please use the contact link below and we will try to arrange for you to collect them. If you are self isolating at home please let us know on the email.
Potatoes and Onions Available
There is a limited amount of produce from the trading store available for purchase. The produce is located in the Community hut on the Tring Road Allotment Site. The community hut is located on Plot 22 and the key to the hut is the same as the old style entrance gate lock on all sites other than Crown Leys. For anybody from Crown Leys wishing to purchase anything please use the contact button on this page. Money can be deposited in the honesty box in the hut. Produce available are:
Onion Sets - Half marked price
In Brown bags: Maxine 1/2 marked price 32 pence
In red net bag: Charlottes 7 potatoes (approx 1/2kg) 32 pence
In white net bag: Red Duke of York 7 potatoes (approx. 1/2 kg) 32 pence