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Hosta and Hemerocallis Society, British

Hosta and Hemerocallis Society, British
Address: Mr D Loynds
Cherry Trees
37 St Johns Road.
Stansted
CM24 8JS
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Telephone: 01279 813887
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Description
THE BHHS WAS FORMED IN 1981.
Its aims are to:
foster interest in the cultivation of Hosta and Hemerocallis
answer botanical and cultural queries
give advice on the control of pests and diseases
advise on varieties and their availability
exhibit at shows
publish information concerning Hosta and Hemerocallis
stimulate interest through lectures, visits and exhibits
record old varieties and register them
trace old varieties
work closely with the N.C.C.P.G. (National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens)
operate a library service for literature
foster co-operation between plantsmen, hybridisers and the nursery trade
work closely with other societies and individuals
several regional groups in operation

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BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
The British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society offers its members:
the opportunity to meet other gardeners with similar interests
an exchange of ideas and information
use of the Society's library by post, with access to almost everything ever written on hosta and hemerocallis, including the Journals of the American Hosta Society and the American Hemerocallis Society
an Annual Bulletin
two Newsletters each year which keep members up to date with events and news items
three summer outings to different venues incorporating several garden/nursery visits
an A.G.M. in spring/early summer combined with one of the outings
an annual plant auction
lectures by eminent persons

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The Society welcomes all those interested in either or both genera, including amateur gardeners, specialists, trade growers, general nurserymen, botanists, taxonomists and horticultural writers. It is affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society and the Hardy Plant Society.

Membership is widespread throughout the world, with members in Australia, the U.S.A., Japan, Sweden, Belgium, Italy and other countries.

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