Welcome to the 2017/8 programme
We are Affiliated to The Royal Horticultural Society and National Vegetable Society
Are you interested in any aspect of horticulture?
Why not join the Billingshurst Horticultural Society?
Talks and events held throughout the year
Feb 7 “Garden Photographs to Inspire” - talk by Mark Saunders.
Mar 7 “Showtime - Chelsea Behind the Scenes” – illustrated talk by Paul Paton.
Apr 4 “Singapore Botanical Gardens” – illustrated talk by Guy Deakins.
May 2 “South Downs National Park” - illustrated talk by Janet Duncton.
May 12 Plant Sale at Women’s Hall 10.00am - 12noon. Plants, Produce, Cakes, Raffle, Refreshments.
Jun 24 Coach outing to Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, Kent. (NT).
Aug 18 Annual Flower Show at The Billingshurst Centre (Village Hall). 2.30pm to 5.00pm. Horticulture/Floral Art/Cookery/Craft/Photography/Juniors. Classes open to non-members.
Oct 6 Buffet Supper - St Gabriel’s Church Hall, East St. 6.30pm for 7.00pm. Members & friends. 45 maximum. Own cutlery please.
Nov 7 “Herbs” – illustrated talk by Martin Jarvis.
Dec 12 Annual General Meeting (members only), followed by refreshments.
Evening talks held at The Women’s Hall, High Street, Billingshurst at 8.00pm. Admission free to members, visitors £1 (inc refreshments).
In Nov/Dec the Society offers 45% discount on all Dobies seeds and 10% on plants, bulbs, potatoes and garden sundries.
30% reduction for two members to visit Wisley (excl Sundays) & other RHS Gardens. Ticket available from Hon Secretary.
Discount on garden related products on production of their Home Hardware account card at Austens Home Hardware, 48/52 High Street, Billingshurst RH14 9NY.
BHS membership only £5.00 per annum or £12.00 for a 3 year subscription.
Enquiries: contact Mrs B. Barraclough (Hon Secty) Tel: 01403 784599.