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ROSE & SUMMER SHOW THIS SATURDAY!
The society will hold its Rose & Summer Show on Saturday 24th June at Richmond Hall, entrance is 50p and parking is free. The show opens to the public at 2.30pm and, as usual, tea and cake will be available to buy as well as raffle tickets.
THINKING OF EXHIBITING?
If you would like to exhibit anything please fill out the online form here. Along with Rose categories, there are also sections for fruit and veg, handicraft and cooking, so please give it a try, the more entries we have, the better the show. There will be stewards on hand on the day to answer any questions you may have on staging. Entries remain free to members and the society would appreciate it entries in as soon as possible so there is time for entry cards to be made.
There are 3 categories for children to enter in this show: A drawing of a pet; 3 decorated biscuits; The children's potato challenge (a bag of potatoes grown from seed potatoes from the store). Children do not have to be members to enter.
Full Range Of Perennials now in the Shop.
Take a look in the gallery for photos of this years new stock including perennials here.
IT WOULD HELP GREATLY IF ENTRIES FOR THE SUMMER SHOW, 24TH JUNE COULD BE IN EARLY. IF IN DOUBT ABOUT THE READINESS OF A BLOOM ETC JUST ENTER IT. WE CAN CANCEL IT ON THE DAY. THANKS
Your annual subscription of £2.50 is now due.
Sunday 16th July Gt Dixter House & Gardens. - 2 coaches
Sunday 10th September ... Wisley Gardens -2 Coaches
The outings sell out quickly so please reserve your seat at the store with a £5 deposit.
COLLECTING MONIES NOW FOR GT DIXTER - SEATS STILL AVAILABLE FOR WISLEY
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Benfleet Horticultural Society has been in existence for almost 100 years. We currently have over 700 members which is increasing year on year.
The Society is served by an active committee who manage the running of the shop, organise three Flower Shows a year (which are growing in popularity), organise Club and Quiz Nights, produce a Year Book and Newsletters, and arrange several Coach Outings each year.
The Society is affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society.
The store provides the finance to run the Society, but also provides contact with, and feedback from, the members. It is a meeting place for like-minded gardeners where problems (mainly gardening) can be discussed, and hopefully answers provided. Between the staff (all volunteers), there is a wealth of gardening experience.
We try to keep prices to an absolute minimum, whilst making sufficient profit to cover the costs of the Society. For example, we are very proud that our Seed Potatoes (usually around 14-16 varieties each year), regularly sell for substantially less when compared with local garden centres.
Come and see our Shows, get involved, and show your vegetables, flowers and crafts.
Visit the Store at 423b High Road, South Benfleet, Essex SS7 5AF, and stock up on all your garden needs.
And why not become a Member? For only £2.50 per year for a whole household, you can enter into the shows, join us on outings, and probably save the equivalent of your annual membership fee the first time you purchase something in the store.