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2020 is our Centenary Year so look out for special events on our Centenary page

Benfleet Horticultural Society has been in existence for almost 100 years. We currently have over 700 members, a number which is increasing year-on-year.

The Society is served by an active committee who manage the running of the Stores, organise three Flower Shows each year (which are growing in popularity), organise Talks 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 stores provides the finance to run the Society. It 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.

Come and join us at Talks and Quiz Nights, and enjoy days out on our Coach Outings.

Visit the Stores 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 stores.

Latest News

Updated 2nd April 2020 @ 11:38pm

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE:

The society is now offering limited seed and perennial delivery, click here to find out more.

UNFORTUNATELY THE SOCIETY HAS DECIDED TO CLOSE THE STORES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

IN LINE WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDLINES TO PRACTISE SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAY AT HOME. THIS IS TO PROTECT BOTH OUR CUSTOMERS AND OUR WILLING HELPERS.

 

THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE ALL CANCELLED:

MARCH QUIZ , AND THE SPRING SHOW ON SATURDAY 28TH MARCH

BENFLEET FLORAL ART MEETINGS ON WEDNESDAY MARCH 25TH AND WEDNESDAY APRIL 22ND

ALSO THE CLUB EVENT TALK ON MONDAY APRIL 6TH

AND THE COACH TRIP TO PASHLEY MANOR ON SUNDAY APRIL 26TH

WITH A FULL REFUND FOR ANYONE WHO HAS PAID THEIR DEPOSIT OR IN FULL.

As the situation is changing on a daily basis, should it become necessary to cancel any further events we will update our website, send out an email, and contact members directly if needs be.

We wish good health to all our members and ask that those who have any symptoms (such as a persistent dry cough or fever), or who have come into contact with someone who has, please do not come into the store or attend any events to protect the health of our members. 

More information about the Coronavirus can be found here.

 

 

 


In the BHS Diary

Monday 6th April 2020
Club Event
CANCELLED


There's more...

Check the Stores page for the latest Stores News & Special Offers.

Take a look in the Galleries for pictures of this year's stock.

Sign up for email updates and newsletters.

All editions of the 'emailed' newsletter can be found here.


Why not join us?

Membership is just £2.50 a year per household.
3 Shows each year.
Talks
Quiz nights
Outings throughout the year.
Affiliated to the major societies.
Comprehensive Year Book.
Regular newsletters.

Page last modified 9th February 2020 @ 4:08pm

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