Garden Openings: Julie Wise and Marion Jay

This weekend two of our members are opening their gardens for the NGS: Julie Wise at Rustling End Cottage, Saturday 2nd May from 4pm to 8pm Marion Jay at 84 Valley Road, Sunday 3rd May from 2pm to 5:30pm Julie Wise / Rustling End Cottage Meander through the wild flower meadow to a cottage gardenContinue reading “Garden Openings: Julie Wise and Marion Jay”

2015 Seedling Swap

The Herts Group Seedling Swap drew a bumper number of visitors to David and Jane Singleton’s sunny garden last Saturday. David is a fuchsia enthusiast and his greenhouse was packed with healthy-looking rooted cuttings, many of which will end up growing on in the polytunnel which also doubles a cover for his swimming pool! AContinue reading “2015 Seedling Swap”

Garden Opening: Sarah Marsh

HHPS Member Sarah Marsh will be opening her garden three times in the coming week: Weds April 22nd from 2pm to 5pm Sat April 25th from 2pm to 5pm Sun April  26th from 2pm to 5pm Sarah’s garden has a listed millhouse (not open) with semi-walled garden bordered by a bridged millstream and mill race. This romanticContinue reading “Garden Opening: Sarah Marsh”

Meeting Reminder: Seedling Swap 18th April

David and Jane Singleton will host the annual Seedling Swap on Saturday 18th April, from 10am – 12 noon. Address: Willowdale, 6 East Mount, Wheathampstead, AL4 8JB. Bring along any spare seedlings you have, in trays or pots, and exchange them for something you haven’t tried growing before. There are always too many to goContinue reading “Meeting Reminder: Seedling Swap 18th April”

Meeting Roundup | Brian Ellis from Avondale Nursery

Our final talk for this season came from Brian Ellis, purveyor of marvellous plants and co-proprieter (with his wife Steph) of Avondale Nursery, just south of Coventry Airport.  Brian and Steph both have art college backgrounds, which was evident from the quality of his photographs and choice of plant combinations.  He began the talk byContinue reading “Meeting Roundup | Brian Ellis from Avondale Nursery”