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Coming Soon

10th January at 2pm

‘Growing and managing a healthy plot the natural way’

Letchworth Organic Gardeners host a Zoom presentation by Pauline Pears. Tickets cost £5

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31st January

Trading Store reopens

Click & Collect only on 31 Jan, 3 & 7 Feb. Restrictions permitting, normal opening resumes on Wednesday 10th February at 1:00pm.
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Due to the ongoing situation with Coronavirus all other events up to Easter have been cancelled.

25th November 2021

‘365 Days of Colour’
with Nick Bailey

Nick is a garden designer, author, columnist and presenter on BBC Two’s Gardeners’ World.

Front cover of Nick's 365 days book

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April/May 2022

‘100 Plants That Almost Changed the World’
with Chris Beardshaw

Chris is a garden designer, writer, lecturer and well-liked TV and radio broadcaster.
This has been rescheduled from September 2020.

Front cover of Chris's 100 plants book

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.

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Chairman’s end of year message

Follow the link below to read Maureen Hersee’s end of year message

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Rearranged Events

Our 365 Days of Colour evening with Nick Bailey is now planned for 25th November 2021. If you already have a ticket, it is still valid, so hang on to it.

Our 100 Plants That Almost Changed the World evening with Chris Beardshaw planned for 17th September 2020 has been postponed until spring 2022. Ticket sales have been suspended for a while, but you have one please contact Myra, on 01462 621961 or meetings@ldga.org.uk to arrange a refund.

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

Become a member

What can we offer you?

  • 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
  • ‘Mini Plot’ allotments for hire.
  • All for only £6 per household per year.
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If you are interested in joining, please email membership@ldga.org.uk and we will get back to you.

Latest News

Compost Heap

Front of latest Compost HeapKeep up with all the news and info with the association newsletter

Winter 2020 edition now available

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Previous editions

posted 26/12/20


The committee has decided to waive the 2021 membership fee for existing members; new members will continue to be charged at the normal rate.

posted 26/12/20

2021 AGM

The committee has decided to postpone the 2021 AGM until social restrictions are eased.

posted 26/12/20


Maureen Hersee will retire as Chair of the Association on 18th February. Andrew Dear will take over as Acting Chair from that date.

posted 26/12/20

Trading Store

The Trading Store is now closed for winter. Information about next year’s opening arrangements will be coming soon.

posted 02/11/20


After long and considered discussion we have taken the decision to close the ‘Seedlings’ project.

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posted 04/10/20

Trading Store

Autumn sown items; onions, broad beans and sweet peas now in stock at the trading Store.

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posted 02/09/20

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