Hayling Island's Trees

Become A Hedgerow Surveyor

Hawthorn
Help categorise our local hedges to identify and save
those of outstanding enviromental value by inclusion
on the DEFRA Protected Hedgerows Database

Join a morning's instruction course 9.30 to 1.00pm
on Thursday 8th March at Emsworth Community Centre
and Brook Meadow Local Wild Life Reserve.

To reserve your free place please either:
Telephone Malinda Griffin on 01243 373531 or
Email hbctreewardens@gmail.com.

View the advertising poster in pdf form

Hayling Tree Wardens

Langstone Harbour
Tree Wardens are a group of local volunteers formed under
the Tree Council National Tree Warden Scheme.
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Havant Borough Tree Wardens are involved in:
tree trails and publishing tree trail booklets,
putting on tree exhibitions,
conducting guided tree walks,
giving talks, tree planting,
seed collecting and planting projects with local schools,
warning the Tree Officer of threats to trees,
supporting the establishment of TPOs.

Tree Preservation Order (TPO)

Sinah Lane
The Town and Country Planning Acts give
Havant Borough Council the power to protect trees,
using a Tree Preservation Order (TPO).
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Everyone can examine the plans at Havant Borough Council,
(Public Service Plaza, Civic Centre Road, Havant, PO9 2AX)
and see what trees are protected in their own
and neighbouring gardens.

Become A Tree Warden

Sinah Warren
If you are interested in seeing what it is all about
and would perhaps consider becoming a volunteer warden,
contact Frances Jannaway, the co-ordinator by
Tel: 01243 430514 - Email: frances@pracdev.co.uk
or follow latest communications on twitter

Ash Dieback (Chalara)

ash plantation
The greatest danger to the Ash trees of Hayling Island
is not development and unauthorised felling but Chalara.
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The fungal disease may devastate Britain's 80m ash trees.
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Symptoms of the disease can be visible on leaves,
shoots and branches of affected trees.
View the attached Tree Council Guide To Identification.

Horse Chestnut: Aesculus hippocastanum

ash plantation
Our Horse chestnuts are also in trouble from:
The leaf mining moth Cameraria ohridella.
The Horse chestnut leaf blotch Guignardia aesculi.
Bleeding canker Pseudomonas syringae pv. aesculi.


Our Oldest Tree

St Mary's
The yew tree in the grounds of St Mary's Church,
is near 2000 years old with a girth of nine metres.

Following a public appeal, structural support to the tree
has been undertaken and ensured its continued existance.

St Peter's Yew Tree

St Peter's
The yew tree alongside St Peter's Church Hayling Island,
is considdered to be at least 800 years old.

Latest News

2018 HIHS Holiday
Wales Information.

Members Newsletter
Spring edition.

Trading Centre
Manager's Latest Update
Open Wednesday and Sunday mornings.
Summer flowering bulbs in.
Seed Potatoes, Shallots and
Onion sets arrived.
6X chicken manure bargan.


Save Our Hedgerows
Free instruction course.

Hayling's Infrastructure Review
Meeting to report progress
Wednesday 21st February.


Bowls Club Invitation
To HIHS Members.

Daffodil Growers
Peter's February Advice.

Best Garden
2018 Competition.

Best Allotment
2018 Competition.

On Line Magazine
February Issue.

January Talk Report
Old Fashioned Flowers.

100+ Club
Latest Drawn Numbers.
Join in the fun.


28th February Meeting
BBC Radio Solent
Gardeners Questions
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HIHS Spring Show
Saturday 24th March

Schedule: Link to pdf.
Entry Form: Link to pdf.
Rules and Standards: Links.
Cookery Recipes: Links.
Novices Guides: Links.

2018 Outings Programme
View the schedule.