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Audrey White Passing: Funeral Details.
Emsworth Horticultural Society Presentation.
Hayling Island Horticultural Society Latest Newsletter.
Wanted Someone To Make Tea.
Free Horse Manure.
HFHS 2019 Garden Competition Results.
HFHS 2019 Allotment Competition Results.
Chief Steward Vacancy Arrisen..
Trophy Co-Ordinator Volunteer required..
Holiday Organiser - Can you arrange?.
Trading Manager - Post Open.

HIHS Newsletter Editor.
Website News Editor.
Hayling Lions Appeal.
Link To Our Facebook Page.

Audrey White Passing

Audrey White
Audrey passed away.
on 21st January in Q A hospital
after contracting pneumonia.

It has been a great privilege
to have known this lovely lady.
She did so much for the Society,
over a period of many years.

The funeral takes place at St. Mary's Church, Hayling
on Monday 17th February at 11.30am.
Family flowers only, donations to: Alzheimers Society.

"And while she lies in peaceful sleep
Her memory we shall always keep."

Emsworth Horticultural Society Presentation


Derek Dexter: A to Z of my Fuchsia Year
MARCH 19th Emsworth Community Centre at 7.30pm
in the Mountford Rooms 1 and 2

Link to: Advertising Poster in pdf form.

Latest Newsletter


Link to: Winter 2019/20 Newsletter in pdf form.

Wanted Someone To Make Tea

June Kemp has stood down as tea maker at the talks.
Could we please have a volunteer to take over?

Our sincere thanks to June for her
great work over so many years.

The first talk is on January 22nd.

If you can help, please contact Chairman Bill
using the website feedback form.

Free Horse Manure

Members are welcome to collect free horse manure
from outside the field at the end of Tournerbury Lane
(on the right just before the entrance to the farm).

Link to RHS: How to use organic matter in the garden.

Peter Maunder Garden Competition

The Hampshire Federation of Horticultural Societies
organise an annual garden competition, open to HIHS members.

Entries are judged on the use of ground,
suitability of planting, maintenance and effect.

The judging took place in late July.
View winning order with photographs.
The Veolia Trophy is to be awarded at the HFHS AGM.
Prize monies are: 1st Prize £30, 2nd Prize £20, 3rd Prize £10.

Allotment Competition

The Hampshire Federation of Horticultural Societies
organise an annual allotment competition, open to HIHS members.

Entries are assessed by Federation Judges in two Sections:
Plots of less than 10 rods and Plots of 10 rods and over.
10 rods are equal to 250 sq m or 300 sq yds.
The judging criteria, is based on the recommendations
listed in the RHS Show Handbook 8th edition Revised 2016.

Challenge Cups are to be awarded to the winners of each section
and presented at the Federation AGM in February.
View winning order with photographs.

Prize monies are:
Section 1. 1st £20, 2nd £15 and 3rd £10;
Section 2: 1st £30, 2nd £20 and 3rd £15.

Diplomas are awarded, from the combined results of both Sections:
Top 7% - Diploma of Special Meri;, Next 15% - Diploma of Merit.

Chief Steward Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen for a Chief Steward
to cover the Horticultural Society’s three shows
staged in March, June and September
and to manage the show preparation
and to assist the Show Manager.

They will be well supported
by the outgoing Chief Steward
and the Show Sub-Show Committee.

Link to: Chief Steward Job Description in pdf form.

For further information or an informal chat please contact
Tim Speller on 023 9246 6292 or John Lark on 023 9246 3538.

Trophy Co-Ordinator - Volunteer Needed

A vacancy has arisen to act as
Trophy Co-Ordinator for the Society.

Your task to keep track of the items
and to assist at the presentations.

For further information or an informal chat please contact
Show Manager Tim Speller on 023 9246 6292.

Holiday Organiser - Can you arrange?

Our Chairman Bill, who has so energetically
for many years arranged the HIHS annual holiday,
has been advised to take life a little more easy.

Would you be willing to help in this task?

For further information or an informal chat
please contact Bill Biggs on 023 9246 8789.

Trading Manager - Post Open.

The position of Trading Manager is open.
The duties have been lightened by the
Members of the Trading Centre Committee
each taking on individual responsibilities.

Would you be willing to fill this post?

Link to: full Job Description in pdf form.

For further information or an informal chat
please contact Martin Clark by emailing on:

HIHS Newsletter Editor

My thanks to the contributors
this quarter’s Newsletter.

Please direct your newsletter
contributions to Lance Quantrill,
who can be contacted using ,
the website feedback form.

Website News Editor

Members are welcome to submit elements of news
for inclusion on this website page where the time period
awaiting publication of the quarterly newsleter is of issue.

Please direct all such contributions
to Website Manager Norman Newton,
who can be contacted using,
the website feedback form.


Hayling Lions Appeal

98 Elm Grove

Hayling Lions have made an appeal for volunteers
to help out for just 3 hours each week
in the island charity shop at 98 Elm Grove.

Call in to the shop or telephone 02392 464611.

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