Frittenden Garden Society

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Garden sites proliferate all over the internet – here are just a few for you to explore. 
Please let us know of any of your favourite sites to add to this page.



The Royal Horticultural Society – A brilliant site with seemingly endless free information.

Garden Organic – not just for organic gardeners, and including a link to their excellent catalogue

Brogdale – The national Apple, Pear, and Plum collections at Faversham.  A great day out during the fruiting season.  You can order any variety from over 3,000, or buy from a large selection of young trees.

Helen Yemm’s blog – the Telegraph’s gardening writer lives locally and writes pithily

BBC Gardening website: a super website with messageboard, plantfinder, weather and seasonal tips

Kent Federation of Horticultural Societies -

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A selection of local nurseries:

Plant Heritage Kent Group:

Bumbles: A great general garden centre offering discounts to FGS members

The Potted Garden – a splendid plant-lovers’nursery in Bearsted

Rumwood’s – famous for roses, some bred on the site, but also a good general garden centre on the way to Maidstone

The National Collection of Geums: our own Sue Martin, FGS committee member, is the keeper of this collection at Brickwall Cottages in the heart of the village.  A variety of plants are for sale, and also for hire as “Instant Flowerbeds”.

Iden Croft Herbs – plants and seeds of almost every herb you can think of, in Staplehurst

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Gardens to Visit – just a selection – please tell us your favourites

Sissinghurst Castle Gardens – Vita Sackville-West’s famous garden

Pashley Manor Gardens in Ticehurst – many seasonal events in a beautiful setting

National Gardens Scheme – details of many local gardens open for charity under the “Yellow Book” scheme

Merriments – a garden and nursery near Hurst Green, specialising in wild bird care

Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest – lots of things to do including cycling trails and the “Go Ape” treetop adventure, plus outdoor concerts

Great Dixter – much-loved garden of the late, great Christopher Lloyd in Northiam

Marle Place in Brenchley – a private, plantsman’s garden

Scotney Castle – a famous National Trust garden

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Plants and Seed for Sale

Medwyn Williams - Seed catalogue and some useful articles a great value supplier of vegetable seeds to UK allotmenteers!

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Frittenden Sites

Frittenden Parish website

Frittenden Historical Society

Frittenden Cricket Club

The Bell and Jorrocks pub (excellent food and drink)

Frittenden School

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