The Southern African Society for Horticultural Sciences (SASHS) was founded in 1989 to promote horticultural science in South Africa and neighbouring countries.
The objective and endeavour of the Society is to promote horticultural science and related research through purposeful scientific communication.
Regular meetings, symposia, scientific and popular seminars, workshops, courses and congresses may be held to give effect to the above using presentations, discussions and demonstrations.
To support a scientific journal of the highest possible standard, and to encourage proactive communication through the exchange of practical hints, freedom of speech, and the bringing together of different interest groups.
To invest, with the approval of the Council, to otherwise manage all monies received by the Society, whether from membership fees, entrance fees, subscriptions or any other monies.
The objectives of the Society are not profit driven. The organization may only pay a member or office bearer a reasonable remuneration for work done for the organization. The members or office bearers of the organization do not have rights to the assets of the organization.