We’re back!

We are working towards getting back, the first meeting will be the AGM, Wednesday 23rd June 2021 at 7:30 at Darley Dale  Methodist church. We look forward to welcoming our regular members and some new ones. Keep in touch through our Face Book page. Darley Dale Horticultural Society.


Sadly, our annual Plant Sale  in May will not be able to go ahead as planned this year.

Meetings cancelled

With great regret, we are unable to meet at the moment. Why not follow our Facebook page and share your love for gardening at a safe distance.

1980 – 2020

In 1979 local school teacher and Methodist lay preacher John Billingham had the idea of forming a Horticultural Society in Darley Dale. With the help of other locals, including Lewis Jackson and Ernest Paulson, enough interest was soon was gathered. On 10th January 1980 a meeting was held at the Whitworth Institute and the Darley […]

Having trouble rooting cuttings? Try honey!

Dip your fresh cuttings in liquid honey; it’s a natural antibacterial and anti fungal natural product and should help those cuttings to root instead of rot! This was just one of the many useful hints and tips Darren Rudge gave us at our October 2019 meeting. Darren (also known as ‘the laughing gardener’) will return […]

Proud to support Darley Dale in Bloom

DDHS | Darley Dale Horticultural Society

Have you seen the wooden planter as you enter Darley Bridge from Darley Dale? If not, you may not realise that this is sponsored each year by Darley Dale Horticultural Society thanks to a very generous legacy from one of our former members. If anyone is willing to take a turn in watering it during […]

Ruby Anniversary Party

The Committee are busy organising the celebrations for our 40th year. Watch this space!