The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)

Charity information

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)

The RHS is the UK’s leading gardening charity dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting gardening.

Founded 1804

  • Mission statement

    The RHS believes that horticulture and gardening enrich people’s lives. We are committed to bringing the personal and social benefits of gardens and gardening to a diverse audience of all ages. Our goal is to help people share a passion for plants, to encourage excellence in horticulture in private and public spaces, to help create healthy, sustainable communities and support long-term environmental improvements.

    Our mission is 'To be the world's leading gardening charity by inspiring passion and excellence in the science, art and practice of horticulture. '

  • Aims

    The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) aims to:

    • Safeguard and advance the science, art and practice of horticulture for the benefit of future generations and the environment
    • Transform communities through gardening
    • Share and build our expert knowledge
    • Create world leading horticulture that inspires people to garden
    • Be known, loved and trusted as the charity for all gardeners
  • Overview

    Established: March 1804

    Registered Charity Number: 222879

    Board members: 19

    Full time staff: 564

    Part time staff: 167

    Volunteers: 1000

    Phone number: 0845 062 1111

    Address: RHS 80 Vincent Square London SW1P 2PE

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