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 20th January 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.)                              
Nineteen   acres   of   gardens   and   grounds   at   ELTHAM   PALACE   will   be   bursting   with   Spring   flowers,   including the   special   Tulip   Festival   (40,000   in   flower   2018).   April   showers?   Shelter   in   the   medieval   Great   Hall   of   the Palace,   once   familiar   to   Henry   VIII,   and   the   outstanding   art   deco   mansion   created   by   the   Courtaulds   in   the 1930s   and   now   restored   by   English   Heritage.   £36   includes   entry   (free   for   English   Heritage   members), audio   guide   to   Palace,   coffee   stop   on   way   out,   tea   and   cake   stop   on   return   journey.   Full   details   in February. Save the date and book now – Sue Talbot 01243 373750
Tulips, Tudors and Courtauld Glitz – First Trip of the Year - Tuesday 30 th  April
In   our   4   days   we   visit   7   wonderful   gardens   from   Elizabethan   to   contemporary   most   of   which   are   opening especially   for   us.      We   ride   on   the   railway   across   the   stunning   North   York   moors   and   lunch   in   Whitby   with   its Dracula      connections.   We   have   coffee   at   the   Yorkshire   Sculpture   Garden   an   extraordinary   place   displaying works by artists such as Henry Moore ,Barbara Hepworth and Anthony Gormley. The   amazing   price   covers   4*   hotel,   B&B,   evening   meal,   all   coaching.      train   ride,   and   entry   to   all   gardens, itineraries      will   be   sent   out   in   the   first   week   in   November   and   will   include   the   Booking   form.   Only   when   this returned with the deposit will your place be assured. Do join us . We always have such a happy time. To express an interest contact ANGELA BALDRY,   AWAY TRIPS ORGANISER,  TEL   01243   372253.   Email:   angel.b42@btinternet.com
GLORIOUS GARDENS OF YORKSHIRE - 9th to 12th June 2019 - 4 days 3 nights - Fairfield Manor Hotel, York - Cost £420;  National Trust members - £395;  
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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
Emsworth Horticultural Society
A   visit   to   Colemore   House   Garden      which   is   a   4   acre   garden   featuring   rooms   containing   many   unusual plants.    A    spectacular    arched    rose    walk,    water    rill,    mirror    pond,    herbaceous    and    shrub    borders    and woodland   walk.   Many   admire   the   manicured   lawns,   new   grass   gardens   and   a   thatched   pavilion   in   the grounds.      After   lunch   in   Alton   we   will   visit   The   Thatched   Cottage   at      Upper   Farringdon.   The   16th   century cottage   is   Grade   II   listed   (not   open)   set   in   1.5   acres   with   borders   full   of   colourful   herbaceous   plants,   pond and   waterfall,   etc.   There   is   a   rose   pergola   with   over   80   roses   intertwined   with      honeysuckle   and   clematis. This   includes   a   visit   to   Berry   Cottage   garden   next   door   which   has   colour   themed   borders   and   many unusual   plants.         Further   details   of   this   trip   will   follow.   Organiser   Heather   Hayter,   phone   02392   597103     email   heatherhayter7@icloud.com
Gardens around Alton. Wednesday, 26th June 2019 .  
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