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Happy birthday RHS

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On 7 March 1804 at Hatchards Bookshop in Piccadilly, John Wedgwood, William Townsend Aiton (Superintendent of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew), Sir Joseph Banks (President of the Royal Society), James Dickson (a nurseryman), William Forsyth (Superintendent of the gardens of St. James's Palace and Kensington Palace), Charles Francis Greville (mineralogist and horticulturist) and Richard Anthony Salisbury met and founded the Horticultural Society, which received its Royal Charter in 1861.

Research, advice, teaching, publications, shows . .the Society has been flourishing ever since.

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