Saturday’s Meeting CANCELLED

Dear Members Who would imagine that on this, the first day of spring, we are contacting you all to let you know that the speakers have cancelled for this Saturday afternoon’s meeting March 3rd.  In view of this and the inclement weather the committee have decided to cancel the meeting completely.  Many apologies to youContinue reading “Saturday’s Meeting CANCELLED”

Next Meeting 2nd December 2017

Timothy Walker – ‘From Diaz to Diamonds’ Timothy Walker was, until 2014, the Director of the University of Oxford Botanic Garden. He is a Fellow of the Linnaean Society of London and has been a research lecturer in the Department of Plant Sciences at Oxford since 1992. He has spoken to the Herts Group onContinue reading “Next Meeting 2nd December 2017”

Anna Pavord – Desert Island Discs

It may interest members to know that Anna Pavord who joined us and gave such an interesting talk at our October meeting will be on Desert Island Discs this week on Friday 17th November at 9.00am. Below is a link to a shortened version from the BBC iPlayer. Anna Pavord – Desert Island Discs AnotherContinue reading “Anna Pavord – Desert Island Discs”

Adrian de Baat – Talk

Many thanks to Adrian for his superb talk after last Saturday’s AGM. If you are interested in seeing more gardens designed by Piet Oudolf, Adrian has kindly put these into a slideshow:  Adrian de Baat slideshow Hummelo in Holland is Piet Oudolf’s own private garden Sussex Prairies is owned by Paul and Pauline McBride, who workedContinue reading “Adrian de Baat – Talk”

AGM, followed by Member’s Talk: Adrian de Baat – ‘Late Summer Colour’

                                                            +  Adrian is a long-time member of the Herts Group and has been opening his garden for the NGS for several years now. Many of youContinue reading “AGM, followed by Member’s Talk: Adrian de Baat – ‘Late Summer Colour’”

Members’ Garden open on Sunday 22 October

HHPS members, Adrian and Clare de Baat will be opening their garden in Welwyn Garden City on behalf of the National Garden Scheme on Sunday afternoon, 22 October.  Full details of the garden, together with lots of pictures and other information, can be found on the National Garden Scheme website at as well as on theContinue reading “Members’ Garden open on Sunday 22 October”