Marlott Horticultural Society

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Welcome to Marlott HortSoc's website!

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Marlott has a thriving Horticultural Society! We hold two shows each year: a spring and summer show.

We also have regular guest speakers. Our next talk will be on growing beetroot.

Our members also go on trips to some of the best gardens Britain has to offer. 

Please take a look around our website, and contact us if you have any questions.

Membership is open to everyone. Just head to this page for more information.

Our Next Event is on September 4th 2019

Visit to Audley End House & Gardens

Explore this decadent Jacobean mansion house and meet the staff in the Victorian Service Wing.  Enjoy stunning views across the unspoilt Essex countryside and wander the tranquil gardens created by ‘Capability’ Brown, gold winner of Anglia in Bloom Awards 2017. 

A bus will be leaving Marlott Village Hall at 9am. We plan to be back at Marlott by 6pm at the latest.

Cost is £30, or £15 for English Heritage members.

For an application form, click here. Forms are also available in Marlott Post Office.

If you have any questions, please contact Bob on 01234 567890

Other Future Events

May 12th 2020

Guest Speaker: Andy Thompson

June 6th 2020

Trip to Beth Chatto Gardens

August 8th 2020

Summer Flower Show

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The English Rose

March 17th 2019

A rose is a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa, in the family Rosaceae, or the flower it bears. There are over three hundred species and thousands of cultivars. They form a group of plants that can be erect shrubs, climbing, or trailing, with stems that are often armed with sharp prickles. Flowers vary in size and shape and are usually large and showy, in colours ranging from white through yellows and reds. Most species are native to Asia, with smaller numbers native to Europe, North America, and northwestern Africa. Species, cultivars and hybrids are all widely grown for their beauty and often are fragrant. Roses have acquired cultural significance in many societies. Rose plants range in size from compact, miniature roses, to climbers that can reach