Vine Weevil distribution in Hertfordshire

Trevor James has sent this email round a wide range of people who might be able to help with a distribution map which will go in the forthcoming ‘Beetles of Hertfordshire’ that he is in the final stages of preparing for publication by the Hertfordshire Natural History Society. He is asking if anyone can giveContinue reading “Vine Weevil distribution in Hertfordshire”

Grand Plant Sale

Thank you to everyone who helped in any way to make yesterday’s annual Plant Sale such a great success. We raised £1358.13 minus costs, a very good result. There was a lovely atmosphere and lots of repeat customers. Thanks must go to Beryl especially for coordinating it, and to all helpers.  Heather  

Sunday 28th May, 12.30-5pm. Open Gardens in Preston, near Hitchin

10 gardens will be open this year, including those of 2 members: Sue Kellard’s Cottage/Woodland garden at Kilnwood Lodge (with Pimms!) and Meta and Hugh Reeves’ garden of ‘rooms’ incl. a kitchen garden at Crunnells Green House. Plant Stall on the Green and Flower Festival in the small Arts & Crafts church of St Martin.Continue reading “Sunday 28th May, 12.30-5pm. Open Gardens in Preston, near Hitchin”

Member’s garden open for charity Sunday 21st May 2017

As part of the Hardy Plant Society Members’ Gardens Open to celebrate its 60th Anniversary, Herts group member Leonora Vaughan’s lovely garden is open next Sunday 21st May from 2 – 5.30pm.  45 Oakridge Avenue, Radlett, Herts WD7 8EW, admission £4 including a cream tea,  tel 01923 854650 Do come and bring family and friends! The gardenContinue reading “Member’s garden open for charity Sunday 21st May 2017”

Saturday 8th April 2017

Seedling Swap (10am to 12 noon)   It’s at David and Jane Singleton’s, Willowdale 6 East Mount Wheathampstead AL4 8JB Very convenient free parking in East Lane Please come, even if you don’t have any seedlings to contribute, there are always far too many! This is always a very sociable and enjoyable occasion, with theContinue reading “Saturday 8th April 2017”

Next Meeting 1st April 2017

         Helen Picton – ‘Daisy Days’ Helen is the latest member of her family to be involved in running Old Court Nurseries and The Picton Garden in Malvern, Worcestershire, where over 400 varieties of Michaelmas Daisies are grown. She will be giving us the benefit of her experience with these plants; howContinue reading “Next Meeting 1st April 2017”