Essex Group



Welcome to the ESSEX group's page!

Why not come and join us? We are a small enthusiastic group working hard to grow our membership. You  might have already met some of us at one of our Spring and Autumn Plant fairs we hold every year at RHS Hyde Hall. 

This year the 2019 Spring Plant Fair will be on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April.  RHS Hyde Hall are developing a dedicated events area so we are looking forward to working with them on the new layout and location in the garden. Exciting times ahead for us all.

If you are looking into becoming a member or finding out more about how we can all help to secure the future of threatened plants and support our Collection Holders you can:

*   e-mail one of our Committee Members (their email addresses are on the Group Contacts Page )


*  come to one of our Coffee Mornings. We generally meet between 10.00 and 12.00 on the 2nd Tuesday of every month in the CafĂ© at RHS Hyde Hall where our members and their friends meet up and talk about our favourite subject - PLANTS!  Just drop us a line if you want to attend so we can confirm the date and venue and look out for you on the morning. 

The next Coffee Morning will be on 14 May 2019. Hope you can join us.


If you can think of ways to improve this webpage let us know. We are very receptive to new ideas.


Anuual membership

Donate and support Plant Heritage

"By supporting the Threatened Plants Appeal, you will be instrumental in not only safeguarding it, but also ensuring that our work carries on." Alan Titchmarsh

Alan Titchmarsh

Johnsons Seeds raising money for Plant Conservation

Johnsons Seeds will donate 25p to Plant Heritage from all sales of 'Pink Pearl' - from its new World Botanic Seed Range

World Botanic seed packs

Key Contacts

Richard Wollaston - Chair and Plant Fair Coordinator

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