Abingdon-on-Thames is an ancient wool and agricultural town located in the southern midlands of England, about ten miles south of Oxford.
The objective of the Abingdon Horticultural Society, which was founded in 1885, is to promote the advancement of horticulture generally, and especially among amateur gardeners, by means of talks, demonstrations, shows and otherwise.
The AHS is affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society.
Membership of the Society is open to all who live in the Abingdon area.
The next talk will be held on November 21st at Trinity Church, Conduit Road, starting at 7.30pm. This is entitled The Arthritis Research UK Garden and the speaker is Chris Beardshaw. This is a ticketed event. Tickets are free for members; please contact the Secretary if you want one.
Show Schedule changes for 2018:
For the Spring show, a new class for Double Tulips has been added. Painting and Greeting Card handicraft classes have been transfered from the Autumn show.
For the Autumn show, new classes for African Marigolds, a Collection of Tomatoes, Gourds, and Fruit Spirit have been added; the Marrow, Courgette and Squash classes have been merged into one Squash class; the classes for Lily, Painting and Greeting Card have been removed.
The AHS Christmas lunch will be held on Tuesday 12th December, at the Ock Mill in Marcham Road.