Tilehurst Horticultural Association

Summer Show 2018

The 2018 Summer Show will take place on 4th August at the Village Hall.  The schedule will be available here in the Spring, but in the meantime, there is plenty to be thinking about! 

Things to do in December

Onions can be sown from seed in late December (after the shortest day according to some growers), and if you fancy going for the big ones, this allotment diary gives a few tips. 

3 onions - over 250 gms

There's still time to plant Garlic, and if you want to enter our new class in the THA Show 2018, you'd better get planting!  3 bulbs are what we're looking for, advice on growing here - www.rhs.org.uk/advice/grow-your-own/vegetables/garlic

3 Bulbs of Garlic 

As you are enjoying your homemade Christmas chutneys, make sure you keep a jar to enter in the Preserves section of the Show. 

 Jar of Relish or Chutney 

To be in with a chance of growing the longest stick of rhubarb, now is the time to give your rhubarb a winter mulch of compost or manure, having removed the dead leaves to expose the crown to frost.  www.rhs.org.uk/advice/grow-your-own/vegetables/rhubarb

Longest stick of rhubarb 

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