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.
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.
Updated 20th December 2020 @ 4:56pm
Store Will Reopen Tuesday 2nd February
The society store will then reopen on Tuesday 2nd February as we remain closed throughout January as usual. Seed potatoes and our usual stock of seed will be available from opening day and the membership fee will be due, this remains at £2.50 for 2021.
A Message From The Committee
We would like to say a massive thank you to all our members for your support and patience throughout this challenging year. We wish everyone a happy and healthy holiday season and hope that the new year brings back some kind of normality.
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.
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Page last modified 21st September 2020 @ 4:01pm