1109, 2020

BDHA Update September 2020

By |September 11th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Dear All

A further update on our activities for the rest of 2020.    The decisions have in truth been taken out of our hands by the Government’s restrictions on what can be done in the current circumstances.

The Castle Gardens Gold Club has suspended all its talks for 2020, and we are not confident that we would […]

1606, 2020


By |June 16th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Dear Members
The Committee has agreed that we should cancel our next two events, “Preparing for a Show” and the Summer Show, due to the present circumstances.
There are at least three rules that in our view currently make the Summer Show impossible.   Even if the social distancing is reduced to one metre, no more than six […]

1105, 2020

News from The Gardens Group regarding re-opening their centres

By |May 11th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments


On Wednesday 13th May The Gardens Group at Castle Gardens in Sherborne, Brimsmore Gardens in Yeovil and Poundbury Gardens in Dorchester will reopen its doors. Things won’t be the same though, as before we closed, so I wanted to share some of the new measures and systems we’re putting into place.

A […]

1703, 2020

More updates for BDHA members

By |March 17th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

At this point in time we are not sure whether the Annual Plant Sale will go ahead. Once a decision has been made members will be advised and posts will appear here  and on our Facebook.

There will also be no plug plant category in the summer show this year.

Unfortunately the Castle Garden Buying afternoon on […]

1503, 2020

BDHA Spring Show Cancelled

By |March 15th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Dear All

I am sorry to tell you that, with great reluctance, we have decided to cancel our Spring Show planned for 28th March, because of the coronavirus outbreak.

We hope of course that this will prove to have been unnecessary, but we would rather err on the side of caution than put anyone at risk of […]

803, 2020

The Dorset Federation of Horticultural Societies (DFHS)

By |March 8th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The BDHA are members of the Dorset Federation of Horticultural Societies.

This is their website www.dorsetfederation.org.uk

On here you can see details of other Societies and details of the events they are hosting.  Below are some of the events you may be interested in attending

Verwood & District Horticultural Society Spring Show March 14, 2020 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Verwood […]

1502, 2020

Friday 21st February – Foraging for Wild Food

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‘Foraging for Wild Food’ a talk by James Feaver

All visitors and members are warmly welcomed to a fascinating talk by James Feaver for the Bockhampton and District Horticultural Association.

Learn how to forage food from the Woods and Hedgerows!

Venue and date:

West Stafford Village Hall,
Friday 21st February, starts at 7.30pm

Refreshments and raffle,

A small charge of £3.00 for […]

3010, 2019

November Event – Bringing the Outdoors In – a talk and demonstration by Sally Burrage

By |October 30th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Friday 8th November, 10:00am at West Stafford Village Hall

Dear All

This is to let you know of a special event at the end of next week.  The West Stafford Craft Club, which meets regularly in West Stafford Village Hall, has joined forces with the BDHA to host a social morning on Friday 8th November, starting at 10.00am.  

The […]

809, 2019

A walk in Thorncombe woods at 2pm Thursday 12th September

By |September 8th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

All members and visitors are warmly welcome to join a guided walk around Thorncombe Woods led by countryside ranger Kath Clay. The walk will last for approx 1 – 1 ½ hours.

Thursday 12th September, 2pm at Thorncombe Woods Car Park

The car park is free for National Trust members, but a small charge will be made […]

1308, 2019

Some more dates for your diary!

By |August 13th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

THIS WEEKEND  Bockhampton & District Horticultural Summer Show on 17th August, 2019 2:00pm – 3:30pm at West Stafford Village Hall, West Stafford, Dorchester DT2 8AG

West Moors Horticultural Society Summer Show on Saturday 24th August in the Memorial Hall, West Moors, Nr Ferndown, Dorset from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm.  It is an open show and schedules can […]