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
We’re putting on an exhibition at Emsworth Museum to show some of the highs and a few lows from our 100 year existence. Thanks to our members, archivist Chris Shaw will be able to include images and stories of events we haven't shown before. In July the Museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10.30 to 16.30 . .
Centenary Exhibition at Emsworth Museum, July 2019.
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
We are looking forward to a busy summer with our Centenary Garden Party, an exhibition at Emsworth Museum and of course Emsworth Show. 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 . For a change, a fun Horticultural Quiz with wine and nibbles. Our talks are held on the third Thursday of the month, apart from June, July, August and December, at Emsworth Community Centre from 7.30 9.00pm. These are free for members and £2 for non-members. To join the EHS for only £7 a year, visit our website www.emsworthhorticulturalsociety.org.uk, contact our membership secretary at ehsmembership@outlook.com , visit the Information Tent at the Show, come to a talk or visit our Trading Hut at Washington Road allotment site (it’s through the gate at the end of the lane by Glenwood School) between 10 and 12 on Sunday mornings except August 25 th and during December and early January. Lyn Davies (Chair)
Upcoming events with Emsworth Horticultural Society