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
Autumn 2019 . Thank you to all of you who volunteered and made the Emsworth Show a success in our centenary year. Special thanks to Faith Ponsonby, chair of the show committee, who masterminded the move, and to Jan Butler who organised the marquee which is at the heart of the show for the EHS. Our autumn programme got off to a jolly start with a visit to the Bombay Gin Distillery near Whitchurch, followed by tour round Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants with Rosy Hardy and a chance to buy her lovely plants. More jollity was in evidence at the entertaining talk given by Chris Bird about apples and apple growing. At the Hut, I’m pleased to report that Colin Beale has taken over as Stock Manager and Richard Suter is in charge of ordering seeds, onion sets, garlic and potatoes. Jan Butler will become Volunteer Manager in 2020. Planning for next year has started and what is most evident is that we need more volunteers to run the EHS in all its activities, for example at the Hut, the Show, working on the committee, delivering newsletters, posters and organising events. Details of all our activities can be found on this newsletter and on the website www.emsworthhorticulturalsociety.org.uk Lyn Davies emshorticultural@gmail.com
Emsworth Horticultural Society is looking for new committee members to help organise our thriving society. A particular area of need is someone to do publicity . Looking forward to 2020 we are looking for new officers, namely: Treasurer Show Secretary: organises the Show Marquee and the competitions held within it Stock manager for the Distribution Hut: orders, maintains and prices stock for the EHS Distribution Hut at Washington Road The management committee meets on the first Tuesday of each month. If you are interested in joining us now or later, please contact Lyn Davies, EHS Chair at emshorticultural@gmail.com and 01243 373810
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