About the Society

History of the Petersham Horticultural Society

The PHS dates back to at least 1895, but the earliest item in the records is the 10th Summer Show in July 1905, when there were classes for Cottagers and Allotment Holders, Amateur Subscribers and children under 15. The early schedules and minutes of meetings are a record of social history and make fascinating reading and include advertisements for the shops which once lined Petersham Road.

Summer Show

Each year in July the society holds its popular Flower Show and Fete in the village hall and grounds. There are hundreds of entries across many classes including flowers, fruit and vegetable, cookery, arts and crafts and of of course the junior classes.

Flower judging at the Summer ShowThe logo of the horticultural society

Please Join Us – New Members Welcome

New members are very welcome. The annual subscription is £3.00 per person or £5.00 per household, though members are encouraged to give more. The Society is not a charitable organisation, but is a not for profit and local causes are supported.

If you would like to become a member please email your name, address & contact details to Alison Grey (Membership Secretary) at membership@petershamhorticulturalsociety.org.uk

You may send a cheque (payable to Petersham Horticultural Society) or set up a standing order.  Our bank details:

Account name:         Petersham Horticultural Society
Sort code:                 40 23 29
Account number:      31367412
Reference:                Your name

Please return the form from our subscription renewal page(with a SAE) to

Mrs A. Grey, The Old Brick Cottage, 179 Petersham Rd, RICHMOND TW10 7AW.

Contact Information

General Enquiries: enquiries@petershamhorticulturalsociety.org.uk

Alison Grey (Membership Secretary) membership@petershamhorticulturalsociety.org.uk

Society Constitution

Details of the society’s constitution can be found here: 100316 PHS Constitution Final Issue 1 dated 16 Mar 10.pdf

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