The New Season Starts On Saturday

Welcome back, everyone, to the new season of meetings. On Saturday 1st October, our first speaker, Geoff Hodge, will be giving a talk entitled ‘Pruning – Making it Simple’. Geoff is a freelance garden writer, writing for various national gardening magazines. He was Web Editor for the RHS, Gardening Editor of ‘Garden News’ and technicalContinue reading “The New Season Starts On Saturday”

Member’s Open Garden | Tessa Davies

Sunday 31st July Don’t miss the chance to visit Tessa’s garden in St Albans this weekend.  It promises to be in full summer swing, with plenty of inspiration for Herts Group members. Member’s Open Garden, 13 Seymour Road, St Albans, Herts, AL3 5HL, 2 – 4pm Tessa Davies’ surburban garden is planted for all year interest, withContinue reading “Member’s Open Garden | Tessa Davies”

Members Peter and Sue Tomson Featured in Hertfordshire Life

The Abbots garden created by Peter and Sue Tomson are featured in Hertfordshire life, illustrating 25 years of gardening to create the lovely place we visited in 2015. Some of us will recall the HHPS open garden visit there, recounted in this article on the site here. Well done to Sue and Peter. As a reminder we haveContinue reading “Members Peter and Sue Tomson Featured in Hertfordshire Life”

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust Vacancy

This is a message from the HMWT which we thought would be interesting to our members. Use the form at the bottom of this web page to send a message direct to HMWT if you are interested. The Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust (HMWT) has a wildlife garden next to the office in Verulamium park StContinue reading “Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust Vacancy”

Meeting Reminder: April 2nd – John Amand

And so to our final meeting of this season of talks, this Saturday, 2nd April, at 2pm, when John Amand, managing director of Jacques Amand International Ltd, will be speaking on ‘Tulips, Old and New’. For over 70 years, Jacques Amand has offered flowering bulbs of many varieties to discerning gardeners.  The company began asContinue reading “Meeting Reminder: April 2nd – John Amand”