Coverage in Todays Telegraph Gardening Section | May 24th 2014

Linda Williams spotted coverage for Annie Godfrey and Daisy Roots in this article by Stephen Lacey mentioning “the best iris at the show” being ‘Pink Charm’. And also on the opposite page our Plant Sale is listed here: In case you need reminding here are the details: Friday 30th May 6-9pm Plant delivery, sorting andContinue reading “Coverage in Todays Telegraph Gardening Section | May 24th 2014”

Annie Godfrey Success at RHS Chelsea 2014

One of our members Annie Godfrey, proprietor of the popular Daisy Roots Nursery achieved great success at this years RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Her exhibit was awarded a Silver Gilt Medal, you can see her stunning display below. The photographs were kindly provided by Heather Osborne, our Group Secretary.

Open Garden in Letchworth, Renata Hume, HHPS and NGS

One of our Herts HPS members, Renata Hume, is opening her garden for the NGS this weekend. This is a gem of a garden, designed as a sequence of spaces dotted with ancient fruit trees and comprehensively planted with unusual perennials providing lots of spring colour.  There is sense of intimacy throughout, enhanced by charmingContinue reading “Open Garden in Letchworth, Renata Hume, HHPS and NGS”

Euphoric Euphorbias – A Visit to Don Witton’s Collection

Some HPS Herts Group members with good memories may recall a talk we had 5 years ago by Don Witton, holder of the Plant Heritage National Collection of Euphorbias. Googling for a particular variety of Euphorbia recently – E. donii ‘Amjilassa’ – I came across Don’s website and was struck by the breadth of hisContinue reading “Euphoric Euphorbias – A Visit to Don Witton’s Collection”

2014 Seedling Swap

This year’s Seedling Swap took place in Adrian de Baat’s garden in Welwyn Garden City.  Adrian planted masses of tulips last year and swappers took the opportunity to wander around the colourful borders and chat about the emergent grasses and late-flowering perennials for which his garden is well-known. There was a wide variety of littleContinue reading “2014 Seedling Swap”