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18th April

‘My time at Wimpole Hall’
by Phillip Whaites

Phillip tells us all about his 30 odd year career as head gardener at Wimpole Hall.

The walled garden at Wimpole Hall

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21st April

Seedlings Spring Workshop

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Taking place on Easter Sunday, activities include: potato planting, seed sowing and story telling

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27th April

Letchworth & District Organic Gardeners
Spring Event

Stalls, refreshments and a talk about pests and diseases by writer and broadcaster Geoff Hodge
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1st May

Coffee Morning at Tapps

Time to take a break from the garden and come along to meet fellow members at our monthly coffee morning.

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16th May

‘Why Gardens’
by Ann Luder

Ann, former lecturer specialising in therapeutic horticulture at Capel Manor returns and poses the question: Why Gardens?

The gardens at Capel Manor

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5th June

Coffee Morning at Tapps

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13th July

Summer Show

14th September

Autumn Show

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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.

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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
  • ‘Seedlings’ children’s gardening group.
  • ‘Mini Plot’ allotments for hire.
  • All for only £5 per household per year

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Member’s pic of the month

A bee covered in pollen

Latest News


Our AGM was held on 21st February & 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, and Carol Russell was elected for the first time. She will take up the position of Treasurer. See the updated committee page.
After the interval Terri Evans, our show photography judge gave a short talk about how to store and look after our pictures for future generations.

posted 24/2/18

Feb Coffee Morning

Over 25 members enjoying our most recent Coffee Morning at Tapps on the 6th February.

Members enjoying the February Coffee Morning

posted 07/02/19

Potato Day

A big thanks to John B and all his helpers for making a success of ‘Potato Day’ on 27th January. The place was heaving, with at least 150 visitors during the 3 and a half hours. We also signed up 3 new members and took 85 renewals.

Members and helpers at the Trading Store

posted 03/02/19

Social Supper

A big thanks to Myra and all her helpers for putting on another fantastic ‘Social Supper’ on 17th January. This time she served chilli-con-carne and rice followed by tiramisu. Afterwards there was a light-hearted quiz which was won by a team with strong Paddock Close representation.

Members and friends enjoying the Social Supper

posted 29/01/19

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