Barn Garden Open Days at Tom Stuart-Smiths Garden near St Albans

Heather spotted this, the garden is very near St Albans and well worth visiting, original source over here: A Day in the Garden with Tom Stuart-Smith and the Garden Museum 12 May, 14 July and 15 September 2014 Come and spend a day with one of Britain’s most influential contemporary landscape designers, Tom Stuart-Smith. AsContinue reading “Barn Garden Open Days at Tom Stuart-Smiths Garden near St Albans”

Chrysanthemums with Judy Barker on Radio 4

Today (April 8th) at 11am, Radio 4 aired a programme on Chrysanthemums which featured one of our members, Judy Barker. The programme is available to listen on iPlayer here. The BBC description of the show is this: Gorgeous, medicinal and edible, Chrysanthemums come with whole worlds in their blossoms. Jools Gilson pursues these remarkable plants from herContinue reading “Chrysanthemums with Judy Barker on Radio 4”

25th Birthday Party for Herts HPS Group

Today the Hertfordshire Group of the Hardy Plant Society celebrated it’s 25th year, with a modest party and some HPS ‘royalty’ in the form of the outgoing national chairman Vivienne McGhee and previous national Groups Coordinator Chris Strachan, (who is also a member of the Herts Group), plus four previous Herts group Chairpeople. Annie GodfreyContinue reading “25th Birthday Party for Herts HPS Group”