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28th Jan, Potato Day at the Trading Store.

Coming Soon

28th January

Trading Store re-opens
with ‘Potato Day’

There will be 10% discount on all seed potatoes and to keep you warm, we will be serving free leek and potato soup while supplies last.

Seed potatoes on the trading store shelves

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7th February

Coffee Morning at Tapps

The first coffee morning of 2018, a great opportunity to renew your membership for another year.

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15th February

Annual General Meeting

This is your opportunity to find out what’s been going on in the LDGA.
Come along, meet the committee and give us your feedback on how the association is being run.

Volunteers working at Growing People
After the formalities Alison Shersby gives us an insight into the work of ‘Growing People’ the Letchworth based mental health charity.

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7th March

Coffee Morning at Tapps

The second coffee morning of 2018, a great opportunity to renew your membership if you haven’t already done so.

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14th July

Summer Show


8th September

Autumn Show

Flowers from the autumn show

Front cover of 2018 Show Schedule Front cover of 2018 Trading List Front cover of winter Compost Heap

See Show Schedule

See Trading List

See Compost Heap

We now stock Strulch at the Trading Store. Find out more

Welcome to LDGA

Letchworth District Gardeners Association (LDGA) was formed in 1906 to promote horticulture to the residents of Letchworth Garden City and the surrounding areas. Today, we have around 700 members with a keen interest in gardening of all types – flowers, fruit and/or vegetables, grown either at home or on an allotment.

Take a look at some of the things around at the moment.

Become a member

What can we offer you?

Join now

  • monthly evening talks on wide range of garden related topics
  • summer outings and events
  • monthly coffee mornings
  • two produce shows per year
  • quarterly Compost Heap newsletter
  • best prices on all your gardening products at our members only trading store
  • 10% discount off all items from the garden centre and tea room at Tapps
  • All for only £5 per household per year

or find out more >

Member’s pic of the month

Another naughty squirrel raids the fat ball feeder this timeAnother naughty squirrel raids the fat ball feeder this time

Latest News

Trading Store

We have had to make a few minor amendments to the Trading List.
• The supplier of perlite and vermiculite is now Vitax
• The larger bags of perlite and vermiculite are now 20l
• Seed potato variety Sarpo Mira is now replaced by Setanta
• Strulch is now marked as being suitable for organic gardeners

posted 19/1/18


Security Matters

The Police have informed us that thieves are currently targeting sheds and out buildings in the area. Members are asked to be vigilant & follow this advice about keeping gardens and allotments secure

updated 9/1/18


Compost Heap

Latest Compost HeapKeep up with all the news and info with the association newsletter

Winter 2017 edition now available

Get your copy

Previous editions

posted 19/12/17


Coffee Mornings

The next coffee morning scheduled for 3rd January will not take place because Tapps is still closed for its New Year break.

updated 7/12/17


Winter Lights

Trees illuminated with coloured lights at Anglesey Abbey
See some of the photos from our recent visit to Winter Lights at Anglesey Abbey

updated 30/11/17


Trading Store

The Trading Store is now closed for the season, we look forward to seeing you all again on 28th Jan.

updated 19/11/17


Trading Store


Available now – new season stock from Kings Seeds
• Broad Bean (autumn sown) – Aquadulce Claudia & The Sutton
• Pea (autumn sown) – Douce Provence
• Green Manure – Winter Mix
• Sweet Pea – Old Spice Mix & Perfume Delight Mix

posted 6/10/17


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