Welcome to the website of the Hertfordshire Hardy Plant Society. We are friendly and enthusiastic gardeners and garden lovers of all levels of skill and ability, with a common interest in learning more about perennial plants.
We have a winter programme of talks, with slides or of a practical nature, from well known speakers. These talks are followed by refreshments with home made cakes, and a members’ plant stall. Our summer programme includes coach trips, garden and nursery visits, a seedling exchange and a public plant sale.
Next event: on the 5th of October Andy Sturgeon will give a talk on Chelsea Flower Show and abroad. Along the way he will explain the design philosophy behind each project and impart plenty of practical information about plants, garden construction and anything else that crops up!
We welcome new members and visitors to the group, see the Join Us page for how to attend as a visitor, or join the national HPS & our group.
The Hertfordshire group is one of 50 regional and specialist groups of the Hardy Plant Society. The aim of the HPS, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2007, is to stimulate interest in growing hardy herbaceous perennials.
The Hardy Plant Society, with the support of local groups, organises events around the country for members,such as garden visits, study days and lectures. Benefits of national membership also include two colour journals and three newsletters annually and the opportunity to take part in Seed Distribution and Plant Conservation Schemes
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