Become a HIHS Member

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Download HIHS Membership Application Form
Contact HIHS Membership Secretary
HIHS Members Trading Centre
HIHS Talks
HIHS Flower Shows
HIHS Coach Outings
HIHS Group Summer Holiday
HIHS Newsletter
HIHS 100 + Club
Discounts for HIHS Members
Gardening Advice At Hand
Garden and Allotment Competitions
HIHS Officers and Organisation
Affiliations With National Societies
Map To Find Us

Membership Application Form


Download HIHS membership form to print (pdf file).

The subscription is annual (1st March to 28th/29th February)
on a Family/Household basis with entitlement to the privileges
in compliance with the Society Rules 2017. (pdf file).

Contact Membership Secretary

Feedback Form
to HIHS Membership Secretary Lesley Tyrrell.

HIHS Members Trading Centre

trading centre
So you want cut price gardening material?
We have a Trading Centre on Legion Field, off Legion Road,
which is run by the members and sells a range of
gardening supplies at favourable prices.

HIHS Talks

URC hall
Talks on practical gardening and general topics,
are held monthly (except summer months) in the URC Hall.
These are illustrated and/or with practical demonstrations.
They take place in the afternoon and form a social occasion,
with a raffle, tea, coffee and biscuits plus a chance to chat.
Attendance is free to members.

Have you heard or are aware of a suitable guest speaker?
Submit an email:
To Lecture Secretary Gill Elton.

HIHS Flower Shows

Community centre
We hold three Shows a year at the Community Centre,
for novices and experts alike, adults and children,
to exhibit flowers, shrubs, vegetables, indoor plants,
cookery, photography and handicrafts.

HIHS Coach Outings

Lucketts coach
The Society organises social outings by coach
to houses, gardens and other places of interest.

HIHS Group Summer Holiday

summer
Our Chairman organises a short social holiday,
every summer for members and guests.

HIHS Newsletter

news
Newsletters are delivered by hand by HIHS volunteers,
organised by our Membership Secretary Lesley Tyrrell

Contributions for future editions are welcomed,
by our Newsletter Editor Lance Quantrill.
website feedback form..
Contribution to Newsletter Editor.

The latest Newsletter also is posted on this website.
Direct link to view Newsletter in pdf form.

HIHS 100 + Club

balls
Participating members pay a subscription of £12 per year.
There is a monthly draw with three prizes.
The 100+ Club is organised by Member Hazel Phillips.
For full details use this link 100 + Club.

Discounts for HIHS Members

discounts
R.H.S. gardens, 30% off entrance fee for four persons.
Contact Chairman Bill Biggs (023 92468789)
to obtain the authorisation cards.
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R.N.R.S. Gardens St. Albans, free entry for four persons.
Use the Feedback Form or contact Jan Mitchell direct
to obtain the authorisation pass.

Gardening Advice At Hand

books
Help is at hand for advice on gardening problems,
visit the Trading Centre during opening hours,
come to an afternoon talk, or flower show.
Alternatively use our Feedback Form
and we will try to give an answer.

Garden and Allotment Competitions

garden
The Hampshire Federation of Horticultural Societies
organise annual Competitions open to our members.

Entry forms must be submitted before the end of May each year.

HIHS Officers and Organisation

committee
The Society is run by its members for its members,
in accord with the Rules of the Society.
Members participate as and where to their wish.
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All our social events and meetings
give opportunities to meet people and make friends.
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The Club Officers serve a three year term.
Officers are elected at the Annual General Meeting.
All members are welcome to become involved.
To offer your services please advise the Club Chairman.

Affiliations With National Societies

affiliations
The Society has affiliated membership with the following;

Royal Horticultural Society
The Daffodil Society
The National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies
National Dahlia Society
National Vegetable Society
The Royal National Rose Society

Link to availability of associated publications in pdf format..

Map To Find Us

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