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1st April

Easter Sunday

As an experiment this year, the Trading Store will be open as usual on Easter Sunday. To celebrate, hot cross buns will be available to everyone who comes to the store while stocks last.

4th April

Coffee Morning at Tapps

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19th April

‘Developments at Hyde Hall’ by Robert Brett

Robert is a lifelong horticulturalist and has been the curator of the gardens at Hyde Hall for nearly 3 years. He will telling us about future plans for the site.

20th April

Members NGS Open Garden 5.30-8.30pm

Serendi, 22 Hitchin Rd, Letchworth.

A view of the garden at Serendi
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22nd April

Members NGS Open Garden 11am-5pm

Serendi, 22 Hitchin Rd, Letchworth.

Spring exuberance balanced by strong design can be found throughout the garden. Look out for the tulips, clematis and wallflowers.
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28th April 2-5pm

Grow It yourself Organic – Spring Talk

Chris Collins head of horticulture at Garden Organic talks about Urban Organics.
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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 News

For the first time in many a long year the Trading Store will be open on Easter Sunday (April 1st). To celebrate we will be having hot cross buns, they will be available to everyone who comes to the store while stocks last.

posted 10/3/18

Committee News

Subsequent to the AGM Jo Tofts decided to stand down completely from committee – we wish her well. Two other members John Droy and Roz Jennings were co-opted in, John takes over as Treasurer.

posted 20/2/18

AGM on 15th Feb

Our AGM was held on 15th February and was well attended. The chairman and the respective secretaries gave reports of the past year’s activities and also looked forward to the coming year. Take a look at a copy of the combined reports.

Members at a previous AGM
All committee members were re-elected with the exception of Amanda Collinson and Peter Faulkner both leaving committee after 4 and 16 years respectively. Jo Tofts remained on committee but has relinquished her role as secretary. All were presented with gifts as a thank you for their much appreciated efforts. Two new members Diane Pohlman and Kay Walker were elected for the first time. See the committee page for full listing.

After the interval Alison Shersby gave us an insight into the work of ‘Growing People’ the Letchworth based mental health charity.

posted 16/2/18

Trading Store News

Red and black gloves
We have just introduced a couple of new lines to the store:
• Light duty gloves with yellow wrist band, sizes 7, 9 and 10, £1.35/pr
• General duty red and black gloves, sizes 9 and 10, £2.50/pr

posted 12/2/18

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