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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Website updated: 10th February 2018
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99th Year Emsworth Horticutural Society is celebrating  its
Message from the Chair
Plans   are   being   finalised   for   an   interesting   programme for   2018.      Our   January   talk   invites   members   to   look forward    to    summer    by    finding    out    about    and    buying summer bulbs.  The   February   meeting   is   our   AGM.      Current   committee members:    Lyn    Davies,    Daphne    Tomsett,    Jan    Butler, Susan   Sinnett-Jones,   Colin   Beale.   Michael   Ponsonby, Shiraz    Jamal,    Chris    Shaw    and    Richard    Suter    are standing   for   re-election.      Faith   Ponsonby   is   Show   Chair- elect   for   2018.      We   welcome   new   committee   members, so   if   you’d   like   to   join   us   please   complete   and   return   the form   on   page   5   in   the   January   printed   EHS   Newsletter (available   in   The   Hut),   or   the   link   has   been   supplied below. The   distribution   hut   is   open   for   business.   Don’t   forget   to bring    in    your    seed    orders,    order    seed    potatoes    and renew your membership! Best wishes for good gardening in 2018 Lyn Davies (Chair)
Annual General Meeting The AGM of the Emsworth Horticultural Society will be held on Thursday 15 th  February 2018 at 7.30pm Lumley Room, Emsworth Community Centre Agenda 1. Apologies for absence 2. Minutes of the AGM held on 17 th  February 2017* 3. Annual Report 4. Treasurer’s  Report 5. Distribution Sub-committee Report 6. Show Report 7. Election of Officers and Committee 8. Consideration of any matter or proposal which has been given, in writing, to the Secretary, Mrs Susan Sinnett-Jones, 24 First Avenue, Havant PO9 2QN, by 5th February 2018. *The minutes are displayed at the Distribution Hut, Washington Road Allotment Site. Tea, coffee and cake will be served after the meeting
The Emsworth Horticultural Society
Stop Press The potatoes have arrived and are ready to collect. They cost 10 pence per tuber. Shallots and onion sets are on sale for 50 pence for 100g, and broad beans at 90 pence per 100g.