The Royal Horticultural Society of NSW Inc.

Established 1862

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MEMBERSHIP DETAILS & INFORMATION

The RHS of NSW Inc. produces an excellent quarterly journal, plus provides members with bi-monthly e-updates.  See above left. Members can learn skills to enable them to exhibit at horticultural shows (see RHS Life member, Mrs. Elsie Adler with her champion ribbon from the 2013 Ingleburn Autumn show above) and also enjoy special meeting days.  See the ‘international luncheon’ photos above right with RHS member, Mrs. Ok Hee Song welcoming you to the table.

The RHS of Nsw Inc. has two categories of membership.

Individual membership: $37

Family membership: $42

Or

Affiliated Society membership: $42

Membership is from 1 July to 30 June.

Individual or family membership entitlements include:

Four quarterly journals posted to your door, which contain details of current and future events.

You are welcome to attend any of the meetings held during the year at Beecroft Bowling Club, 128 Copeland Road, Beecroft, commencing at 9.45am on the 4th Wednesday of most months.

As a member of the RHS you are also welcome to attend any of the 38 Affiliated Society events during the year.  These details are noted in the quarterly journals and on the website.

You are also welcome to attend any of the workshops (horticultural and floral art) held during the year.

You are also welcome to compete at the regular meeting horticultural specimen show bench competition and/or the floral art show bench.

Annual, end of calendar year awards, include the RHS (UK) Banksian Medal for the most successful exhibitor in the horticultural specimen show bench competition.

Affiliated Society membership entitlements include:

Four quarterly journals posted to your door, which contain details of current and future events.

Your affiliated Society members are welcome to attend any of the meetings held during the year at Beecroft Bowling Club, 128 Copeland Road, Beecroft, commencing at 9.45am on the 4th Wednesday of most months.

As a member of the RHS your affiliated Society members are also welcome to attend any of the 38 Affiliated Society events during the year.  These details are noted in the quarterly journals and on the website.

Your affiliated society members are also welcome to attend any of the workshops (horticultural and floral art) held during the year.

Annual membership entitles each affiliated Society to one complimentary RHS of NSW Inc. Medal for use by your Society at an annual horticultural show, ’end of year’ presentation for a special member or other important purpose. An official medal application form is sent to each affiliated Society on a calendar year basis. Applications for the complimentary medal must be completed on the official form.

Affiliated Societies are encouraged to also complete the annual ‘events form’ and send it to the RHS so that it can distribute details about special events that your Society may be holding during the year to others. This is a complimentary service, but the details must be forwarded on the official form, which is issued at the beginning of every calendar year to every affiliated society.

To join the Society, please download the membership form on the website or  contact the Hon. Treasurer, Mrs. Jacqueline Tweedie via email: jackietweedie@hotmail.com


The RHS of NSW also produces and sells the Judging Standards books which are the judging mainstay for most horticultural and agricultural shows in NSW. These are available for purchase from the Society. Non-members are welcome to purchase these publications too.


Horticultural Specimens Judging Standards and Guidelines are $16.50, including postage within Australia.

The Floral Art Show Guide is $30, including postage within Australia and includes a wonderful colour wheel (individual value of $10 each), making this a very useful publication.


Please contact the Hon. Treasurer, Mrs. Jacqueline Tweedie as noted above or post your cheque in payment to:


The Royal Horticultural Society of NSW Inc.

PO Box 6070, Baulkham Hills BC NSW 2153