The Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society (often referred to as the Caley) seeks to
– advance education in gardening and horticulture
– encourage and improve the science and practice of horticulture in all its branches.
The Society was founded in 1809 and has continued throughout its history to bring together professional gardeners and keen amateurs. The Society received its first Royal Charter in 1824 and currently has the patronage of The Princess Royal.
– holds a programme of talks during the winter and arranges visits to gardens in the summer
– holds an annual Spring Show
– runs a demonstration allotment, which is run on organic lines
– holds gardening workshops and provides gardening advice
– offers a certificated schemes for people with complex needs
– provides annual awards and medals to horticulturists
– is a founder party to the establishment of Gardening Scotland, in which it continues to play a very active part.
– Links closely with a range of other gardening organisations in order to achieve it aims
For further information about the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society (Caley) please see the website http://www.rchs.co.uk/ for any and all information about who we are, what we do and how to get in touch.
PS. Whilst this blog is being compiled in the name of the Society, and is written for the promotion of the activities of the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society, any, and all opinions expressed are not those of the society, its members, officers or patrons, but are those of the author.
The Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society is a charity registered in Scotland, number SC006522.