Caversham Horticultural Society


2022 Events
How to join
Trading Shed
How to get there
Autumn Show



Welcome to the Caversham Horticultural Society web site.

We hope that you will find our web site information useful.

Forthcoming Events

Like most other non-essential societies we have adapted our events according to the latest Coronavirus regulations.  At the moment we are holding talks virtually, as our members told us that is their preference.  Our next talk is in January 2022.

Our trading shed on Oakley Road is open as normal (every Saturday morning) from the 5th of February 2022 (potato day) until the end of October.

Next talks

Wednesday 12th January 2022, via Zoom, a talk by Reading RISC garden's Dave Richards will be hosting a talk on growing climate friendly food.  Dave will talk about ways to reduce the carbon footprint of your garden and how to make your diet more planet friendly.  To book a ticket (free for members, suggested donation of 5 for non-members) please use this link

Wednesday 2nd February 2022, via Zoom, a talk by professional photographer Gill Ferguson on how to photograph plants, birds and insects in your garden.


Autumn Show

Our Autumn Show was on Saturday 11th September 2021 - and we were delighted to see so may visitors enjoying the show, buying plants and bulbs and taking the opportunity to enjoy home made cakes and refreshment with their friends.

Click here to see the results of the 2021 show

Click here to see some photos of the 2021 show

Click to download the Sep 2021 show schedule if you fancy your chances for 2022!

Trading Shed

Our Trading Shed on Oakley Road is open every Saturday morning from 10am to 11:30am, from the beginning of February to the end of October.   We sell everything for your allotment and gardening needs and we are confident you will be pleasantly surprised by our prices (and expertise!).  Join us for Potato Day on 5th February where  we have certified seed potatoes for sale (come early for the best choice).

The shed is well stocked with fertilisers, both organic and chemical, as well as seed and potting compost and award winner farmyard manure (always a popular item).  Don't buy cheap compost from DIY stores, buy our top quality makes - your plants will thank you for this by producing better growth, flowers and crops, inlcuding RHS recommedned peat free compost. We also stock a variety of pest control products and other sundries like garden canes.  Don't forget our shed stewards will transport your heavy goods to the boot of your car as part of our old fashioned customer service.

Next Plant Sale : 7th May 2022 at Oakley Road allotments 10-11am.

Who we are

We are a gardening club of around 400 members in Caversham, Reading, Berkshire.  Our aims are to enjoy gardening and to help and encourage others to do so too.  We are affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society.

Our members enjoy the following benefits

bulletA programme of talks and slide shows with refreshments available
bulletBi-monthly newsletter full of hints and tips for keen gardeners
bulletUse of our Trading shed for good value products and free advice
bulletEvents including Plant Sales, Coach Outings and our Autumn Show

Discounted entry to RHS gardens at Wisley, Rosemoor and Hyde Hall  (member plus one guest)

Contact Information

Click here to find out how to join us.

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