Final Member Garden Opening – Sunday 18th October

For a final time this year, one of our members will be opening their garden. Adrian and Clare de Baat will open their garden this Sunday 18th October from 1:30 to 4:30pm. A town garden of around a third of an acre with naturalistic planting inspired by the Dutch garden designer, Piet Oudolf. The gardenContinue reading “Final Member Garden Opening – Sunday 18th October”

Member Open Gardens

Only a few openings left this year, two coming up soon: Heather Osborne on Sunday 6th September Julie Wise on Sunday 13th September Heather Osborne Our HHPS Group Secretary Heather Osborne is the next member to open a garden, on Sunday 6th September from 2 – 6pm. More information can be seen on Heather’s NGS page here,Continue reading “Member Open Gardens”

Last Chance to See: 84 Valley Road, Members Garden

We are opening our garden for the final time, in anticipation of a house move next year. The naturalistic planting in the front garden is intended to peak in late summer, and there is a fantastic variety of flowers at the moment. In addition there are a wide variety of grasses and perennials providing colour onContinue reading “Last Chance to See: 84 Valley Road, Members Garden”

Weekend Member Garden Openings

Reveley Lodge in Bushey Heath will be open on Sunday 9th from 2pm to 6pm, details below. Reveley Lodge is supported by John and Madeline McCormack. Reveley Lodge A 2½-acre garden surrounding a Victorian house bequeathed to Bushey Museum in 2003 and in the process of re-planting and renovation. Featuring colourful annual, tender perennial and medicinalContinue reading “Weekend Member Garden Openings”

Member Open Garden: Rustling End Cottage

Julie Wise will be opening her garden this Saturday evening (1st August) from 4pm to 8pm. Meander through the wild flower meadow to a cottage garden with contemporary planting. Behind lumpy hedges explore a simple box parterre, topiary, reflecting pool and abundant planting. Late flowering borders feature blue camassia in late spring. Naturalistic planting including theContinue reading “Member Open Garden: Rustling End Cottage”

Member Open Gardens – July 26th

Hello again, we have some more member gardens to see this coming weekend on July 26th: Adrian de Baat at 35 Digswell Road, Welwyn Garden City from 2 – 5:30pm Liz Machin at Beesonend Gardens (2 Barlings Road), Harpenden from 2 – 5:30pm Liz Machin (2 Barlings Road) Set in a mature development these two gardensContinue reading “Member Open Gardens – July 26th”

Member Open Garden – 84 Valley Road, Again

Sorry to keep blowing our own trumpet here, but we are opening our garden again on Friday evening. We had a very pleasant evening last Friday with wine, nibbles and good conversation, which we hope to repeat this week. The garden has burgeoned in the heat and is looking spectacular right now, so do comeContinue reading “Member Open Garden – 84 Valley Road, Again”

Member Open Gardens This Weekend

This weekend two of our members have open gardens: Marion Jay on Friday 3rd July from 7 – 9pm (84 Valley Road WGC) Mary Hines on Sunday 5th July from 2 – 5pm (Radlett Allotments) Radlett Allotments 84 well established allotments cultivated in a variety of styles in a peaceful environment. Wide selection of fruit,Continue reading “Member Open Gardens This Weekend”

Member Open Garden : Heather Osborne

Our HHPS Group Secretary Heather Osborne is the next member to open a garden, on Sunday 28th June from 2 – 6pm. More information can be seen on Heather’s NGS page here, and in the description below. This is a joint opening between number 20 and number 30 St Stephens Avenue; two gardens for theContinue reading “Member Open Garden : Heather Osborne”

Member Open Garden Reminder

This weekend Sue & Paul Wood are opening their garden in Old Knebworth. They have a 1/3 acre garden with views over the countryside. Early summer planting in the prairie style has been included to withstand windy conditions. A curved grass meadow under mature lime trees looks out on to arable farmland with distant views. AContinue reading “Member Open Garden Reminder”