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The Royal Windsor Rose And Horticultural Society

Introducing our vibrant and welcoming society

Phil Carter, Head Gardener at Windsor Castle with sons Noah (6) and Jack (3). Planting sunflower seeds for the Hope and Happiness project. Picture by Emma Sheppard

Bringing the gardeners, bakers and master crafters together in our community …

The Royal Windsor Rose and Horticultural Society is one of the oldest continuous running societies of its kind. We are a dedicated team of passionate enthusiasts who strive to improve and promote the Society in the Community. Over the last 120 years the society has had six monarchs as Patron and we are thrilled that Her Majesty The Queen continues this tradition today.

We are delighted to announce our Hope and Happiness Project, supported by Berkeley Homes. The project is the first of its kind and rooted in ‘green therapy’, the proven study of the advantages of gardening to mental and physical wellbeing. By sowing, growing and displaying these seeds, which are due to flower in late-August, the result will be colourful flashes yellow to encourage social and community wellbeing.

Hope and Happiness Project

This summer become part of the Hope and Happiness Project and help us bring splashes of colour to our Windsor streets.

Seed packets for residents and smart black fabric planters of ready-grown sunflower plants for businesses are free to anyone who registers their details. Visit our Hope and Happiness page to read more about our project.

Explore our history

The Society was founded by Queen Victoria in 1892 and has been honoured with The Sovereigns patronage ever since … more

Experience our events

To learn more about our year long programme of exciting visits, demonstrations and speaker, please visit our events page.

Discover membership

If you would like to receive the benefits of becoming a member and supporting the Society we would love to hear from you … more

Contact details

18 Horton Road
Datchet
SL3 9ER

01753 449449

Registered Charity 236928