Welcome to the Painter's Forstal Gardeners' Club

Founded in December 1979, the Painter's Forstal Gardeners' Club provides a welcoming environment for gardeners of all abilities with gardens and allotments great and small to meet, exchange tips, share knowledge and to socialise. We have regular meetings, many of which will host a talk by either one of the club members or a visiting guest.


We usually have one meeting a month, check out our programme schedule for upcoming meetings and events.

You don't have to be a resident of Painters Forstal to be a member, we currently have around 90+ members and we would welcome new members should you wish to join us.

Spring Show 2022 Best Bloom in show

What's happening in  2024

To find out what's going on at the Painter's Forstal Gardeners' Club, head on over to the programme page where you'll find on what's on where and when. 

We've a packed year ahead of us starting with the club AGM to be held on Monday 12th February. More details on this can be found on the club news page

See you all in the New Year!

Photographic Competiton

At this years Spring Show the photograhic section is on the theme of


So, get snapping and hope to see you at the show!

Pelham Plants - Plant Fairs

This year the plant fairs roadshow has thirteen outstanding events planned across Kent, Sussex, Surrey, London and Hertfordshire, each bringing together specialist plant nurseries and garden suppliers in a beautiful venue.

The first event will be on Sunday, 11th February  at Hole Park garden where exhibitors will showcase rare and unusual snowdrops as well as plants, shrubs, summer-flowering bulbs, garden tools and plant supports.

To find out more take a look at their website:

Plant Fairs Roadshow

Suttons Seeds - New Code for Autumn '23

Suttons have issued the club with a new code so if you're a member and are thinking of placing an order then do please get in touch with us, either via the Contact Us page or drop the club chairman an email directly, and we'll let you have the code. 

The discounts are amazing so it's well worth it!

Crossword Challenge

Need something to do while waiting for life to get back to normal? We have a couple of challenges for you, new this year is a crossword and still available from lat year if you've not yet tried it is the Dingbats challenge.

Head over to the Club News page for more information and to download the puzzles

Kevin Tooher’s Propagation Course

Introduction to Gardening

Good fun, small numbers, Covid precautions. 

Please see the ‘Brogdale Website‘ under short courses. 

AGRII Compost and Fertilisers.

This years the club won’t be able to organise a group order with AGRII, however if you’d like to take advantage of the club discount and place an order directly then do please get in touch with Paul via phone or email who’ll let you know how.

Summer Show 2017