Emsworth Horticultural Society

The

Society

was

formed

in

1919,

originally

for

local

allotment

holders.

Nowadays,

the

Society

welcomes

anyone

who

is

interested

in

gardening

of

any

sort.

Membership

is

available

at

£7

per

household

per

annum

.

EHS Membership provides the following benefits
Access to The Hut (the Distribution Store) which offers most gardening requirements at reasonable cost. Advice is also on hand A program of talks on gardening and related subjects Coach outings to gardens of horticultural and historic interest Additionally, there are opportunities to meet with fellow enthusiasts and admire local gardens at our Garden Natter Mornings and occasional Open Gardens Plant Sales are held at talks and annually at The Distribution Store (The Hut) Quarterly Newsletter to keep members informed
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Emsworth Horticultural Society
Chair - Lyn Davies. Vice Chair - Daphne Thomsett Treasurer - Michael Ponsonby Christopher Shaw and Susan Sinnett-Jones as joint Secretaries. Other committee members are Richard Suter, Heather Gale, Shiraz Jamal (webmaster), Colin Beale (membership secretary), Jan Butler (Show Secretary)
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EHS Committee Members 2019 - 2020
If you didn’t get chance to hear the 5th May Broadcast of the recording of BBC Solent’s Gardener’s Questions in Emsworth, click on the link to where it is posted on the BBC website 0 782rlr
LISTEN to The BBC Radio Solent broadcast of the The Gardener’s Questions recorded in Emsworth on 15th March
Our Centenary Garden Party on June 30 th was a great success with perfect weather, food by caterer Karen Kingsley-Bloom, music from Harry Strutter’s Hot Three in a beautiful setting at Hollybank House courtesy of our generous hosts Anna and Viv Williams. The centenary cake, cut by Margaret Jay, was made by Angela Armstrong, was amazing I wish we could include photo here, but to see it you’ll have to visit www.emsworthhorticulturalsociety.org.uk On July 6 th 2019 our centenary exhibition opened at Emsworth Museum which illustrates thematically the history of the EHS. There are lots of recently collected photos on display, examples of original minutes in copperplate handwriting, trophies and the worm….. The museum is open on Saturdays 10.30 to 12.30pm and Sundays 2 4pm Please check the opening hours on the museum poster. The last day is July 28 th 2019. Our autumn programme starts on Tuesday   September 10 th   2019 with our last trip of the year to the Bombay Gin Distillery and Rosy’s Cottage Garden Plant Nursery, both near Whitchurch. Rosy will be giving a talk about her wonderful nursery which won her a 26 th gold award at the Chelsea Flower Show this year. This event is for members only – you’ll have to joint to get the details! September    19 th    2019 . Chris Bird from Sparsholt College will be giving a talk on his collection of heritage apples from Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. He’ll be bringing some samples to taste. There will be a bring and buy plant sale too. October   17 th   2019. ‘British Flowers Rock!’ with Ben Cross from Crossland’s Alstromeria Nursery. Ben is a tireless campaigner for British Flowers, and will speak on this and his family’s history of growing under glass in West Sussex going back four generations. November   21 st   2019 . A fun Horticultural Quiz with wine and nibbles. Lyn Davies (Chair)
Upcoming events with Emsworth Horticultural Society