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Trading Store opening times – Wednesdays closed & Sundays 9-12:00

● Due to ongoing technical issues with the card reader we are not able to take credit or debit card payments ●

We respectfully ask that members continue to wear face coverings when visiting the Trading Store.

Coming Soon

28th October

Members Social Evening

Lasagne and chips with side salad on a plateA social evening with supper at Letchworth Golf Club.

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31st October

Trading Store

Trading Store closes for the season at 12noon. Be sure to get everything you need to see you through winter.

3rd November

Coffee Morning at Tapps

Finally, back at Tapps for the first time since lockdown.

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25th November

‘365 Days of Colour’
with Nick Bailey

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

Head and shoulders image of Nick Bailey

Front cover of Nick's 365 days book

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1st December

Coffee Morning at Tapps

Join us for the last one ofthe year.

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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 400 household members with a keen interest in gardening of all types either at home or on an allotment.

Front cover of 2021 Show Schedule Front cover of 2021 Trading List Image of front of late summer Compost Heap

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Wisley Blog

Member Mike McConnell has put together an illustrated account of the recent coach outing to RHS Wisley.

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Rearranged Events

Nick Bailey

Head and shoulders image of Nick Bailey Front cover 365 days of colour book

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.

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Chris Beardshaw

Our 100 Plants That Almost Changed the World evening with Chris Beardshaw is now planned for 22nd June 2022. Information about venue and ticketing will be available nearer the time.

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


What can we offer you?

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  • 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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Latest News

Change of Venue

We had previously stated that our October Coffee Morning would be returning to Tapps Tea Rooms, unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances this will not be possible. We have therefore arranged to go to a new venue, The Orchard at Letchworth Sports and Tennis Club instead.

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posted 28/09/21

Compost Heap

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

Late Summer 2021 edition now available

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Previous editions

posted 27/08/21

Special Meeting

The committee has decided to defer the majority of official business until the next scheduled AGM in February 2022. We have however arranged a special meeting on 16th September so that chairmanship can be transferred to Andrew Dear, who has been Acting Chair since the retirement of Maureen Hersee in February.

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posted 27/08/21

Autumn Show

Due to continued uncertainty about the Covid situation we have decided to cancel the Autumn Show scheduled for 11th September. This follows a precedent set by many other shows in the area. We are hopeful that our shows will be able to resume next year.

updated 27/08/21

Change of Venue

We had previously stated that our September Coffee Morning would be returning to Tapps Tea Rooms, unfortunately they don’t feel ready to accommodate a group of our size just yet. We have therefore arranged another outdoor gathering at Dimples Coffee Lounge instead.

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posted 10/08/21

Save The Date

On Thursday 16th September we are planning to hold the postponed 2021 AGM, this will be followed by a members social evening. More details and official notice to follow soon.

posted 10/08/21

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