Emsworth Horticultural Society

Garden Trips 2019

This year we start in March, earlier than usual, visiting a delightful garden famous for its amazing collection of Hellebores, organised by Angela Armstrong. The rest of the team, Heather Hayter, Gill Sadler, Jan Morgan, Sally Outram and Annette Wood have all worked hard planning a wonderful day out for you all at cost price. Do support them.
Updated 11th June 2019
Angela Baldry 01243 372253 Away Trips Organiser and Day trips Co-ordinator Email: angel.b42@btinternet.com
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Please Note: These events are organised for the benefit of EHS members. If you want to participate, why not join EHS, its only £7 per annum for the household
HOW TO BOOK A TRIP . 1 . Phone or email the trip organiser to check availability. 2 . Date your cheque for the day of the trip and make it payable to EHS. 3 . Send / deliver it to the trip organiser within a week of booking your place. 4 . If you are not on Email please enclose a S.A.E. 21 cm by 8 cm for THE ITINERARY FOR THE DAY. This will be sent out approx 2 weeks before the trip (emailers. Make a note in your diary to keep an eye out for it.)
Rotherfield Greys, New Milton This one acre garden features vibrant borders of sanguisorba, salvia, lobelia, dahlia, canna and helenium, stunning ancient olive trees, a large oak pergola, bog gardens, a white garden, a hosta and begonia gazebo, water features, a wildflower meadow and woodland walk with spotting trail. Lunch stop at a town in the New Forest Chawton House, near Alton Chawton House, known to Jane Austen as the ‘Great House’, was owned by her brother Edward. We will enjoy a guided visit to the wonderful walled garden built by Edward, which is mentioned in Jane Austen’s letters. An optional self-guided visit to the 400-year-old manor house which contains Austen family heirlooms is available for an additional £4 entry charge paid on the day (the normal 2019 price is £10). The cost of the trip is £31 to include entrances, guided tour and refreshments at both gardens. To reserve a place on this trip please contact Annette Wood on 01243 378482 or (preferably) by email at annettelizwood@gmail.com When your place is confirmed, please send a cheque within a week to Annette Wood at 7 Beacon Square Emsworth Hants PO10 7HU dated for the day of the trip and made payable to EHS. The itinerary for the day will be sent out approximately 2 weeks before July 23rd.
Tuesday 23 rd July – Visit to Rotherfield Greys, The New Forest and Chawton House
Please Note: These events are organised for the benefit of EHS members. If you want to participate, why not join EHS, its only £7 per annum for the household
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Tuesday 10th September – Trip to Whitchurch
The coach will leave at 9 am from Emsworth and drive straight to the Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery at Whitchurch. We shall then enjoy a tour round the distillery, culminating in sampling the gin in the bar.This is scheduled to take 1 1/2 - 2 hrs. There will then be a break for lunch followed by a visit to Hardy's Nursery not far away. Here we will be given a tour by Rosy Hardy herself followed by tea or coffee before leaving for Emsworth at about 4 pm.. The inclusive price is £35 Angela Armstrong 023 92477815 / hamiltonclose@yahoo.co.uk
V isiting Sutton Hoo National Trust The astonishing Anglo Saxon ship burial, Woodbridge, Suffolk.discovered in 1939. The sheer rich quality of the gold. silver and inlaid artefacts makes it one of the most significant archaeological finds in England. Helmingham Hall. 500yrs in the Tollemache family . Xa Tollemache, who has won Gold medals in the Chelsea Flower show has redesigned the Garden to create a wonderful grade one garden. More details of the gardens to be visited in the October Newsletter. Click here to visit the National Trust website To express an interest , no commitment, Phone Angela Baldry Tel 01243 372 253. angel.b42@btinternet.com
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