The National Vegetable Society

Society for enthusiasts who want to advance, gain, give advice and enjoy growing and/or exhibiting vegetables


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...


Scottish Branch News | Contact

Northern Branch News | Contact

Welsh Branch News | Contact

Midland Branch News | Contact

Southern Branch News | Contact

Membership has benefits...


Become a Member of NVS for just £23.50 until the end of 2018 (£5.00 for Junior Members) and you'll join 1000s of like-minded people all over the UK!

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Shop for DVDs and literature


Buy DVDs made by the experts.

Purchase guides and leaflets on growing - everything.


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Need a Show judge?


Look no further!

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.

More details here >

Events diary

NVS shows 2018

NVS Southern Branch Championships

New Forest Show


24th - 26th July

NVS Midland Branch Championships

NVS Scottish Branch Championships

Dundee Fruit and Flower Festival

Camperdown Country Park

31st August - 2nd September

NVS Welsh Branch Championships

NVS Northern Branch Championships

Not being held in 2018 due to National Championships being hosted by the Northern Branch

NVS National Championships

Harrogate Autumn Show

14 - 16 September

more shows >

Some 2017 prizewinners

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