The National Vegetable Society


Dedicated to advancing the culture, study and improvement of vegetables and offering help and advice to novice and expert growers.


          

Growing Advice

Mick's Corner Follow Mick Poultney from the West Midlands DA through his growing year
John's experiences Follow John Trim's experiences of growing all kinds of vegetables
The Exhibitor's Diary Growing for Show? Follow an update on what you should be doing
Simply Vegetables Get help and advice from the SV Magazine Back Issues

Objectives of the Society

To advance the education of the public in the cultivation and improvement of vegetables.

To advance knowledge of and further public interest in vegetables by the publication of information, by exhibition, by stimulating research and experiment and by awarding prizes open to public competition.

The Rules of the Society can be found here >

NVS Constitution can be downloaded here >

Regional Pages...

UK

Scottish Branch News | Contact

Northern Branch News | Contact

Welsh Branch News | Contact

Midland Branch News | Contact

Southern Branch News | Contact

Membership has benefits...

Family

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Need a Show judge?

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The NVS maintains a list of Show Judges(qualified by examination) and Lecturers throughout the UK. So your Show can have top specialists from your area.

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Events diary

Manchester DA

Organic Growing - Ian Greenhalgh

2 February

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Essex DA

Growing for the Millennium Class - Mark Hall

7 February

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Westmorland & North Lancs DA

Gardening for bees - Julia Hoggard

9 February

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West Yorkshire DA

Hydroponics and Charge - Gareth Hopcroft

9 February

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Lancashire DA

The Soil Food Web - Nigel Davenport

11 February

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Cheshire DA

Exhibition Onions & Leeks - David Metcalfe

15 February

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East Yorkshire DA

Fruits of our labour - Doug Stewart

23 February

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Merseyside DA

Beekeeping - Southport Beekeeper's Association

23 February

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Mansfield DA

Preparing and judging for the show bench - David Thornton

24 February

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West Midlands DA

AGM & talk on "Bugs - the Good, the Bad and the Ugly" - Roger Umpelby

25 February

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NVS shows 2016

NVS Welsh Branch Championships

28th and 29th August

St Fagans Natural History Museum, Cardiff

Suggested places to stay can be found here>


NVS National Championships

10th and 11th September

National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, Nr Carmathen

Suggested places to stay can be found here>

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NVS District Association locations

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