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15th August

Beth Chatto Gardens

A view of the Gardens
A coach outing to Beth Chatto’s world-renowned gardens in Essex .

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Thursday evening meeting

There is no regular Thursday evening meeting this month. See you in September.


18th August

Get involved in National Allotments Week at the Norton Allotment Site:

Seedlings Late
Summer Workshop

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Activities include: harvesting potatoes, planting a mini herb garden and listening to stories.

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Shared Harvest Picnic

All members and fellow allotmenteers are welcome, just bring something to eat that you have grown or made from your produce.

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4th September

Coffee Morning at Tapps

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14th September

Autumn Show

Come and see our displays of flowers, fruit, veg and handicrafts– better still why not put in an exhibit or two yourselves; you don’t have to be an expert to join in. Both members and non-members are welcome to enter and there is a trophy for best newcomer.

Flowers from the autumn show

There will again be demonstrations and a produce sale including cakes, jams & chutneys as well as home-grown produce.
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19th September

‘Supper and a talk about
‘Fuchsias’ by Nick Dobson’

A supper of lasagne, salad and chips is followed by a talk about ‘Fuchsias’

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Front cover of 2019 Show Schedule Front cover of 2019 Trading List Front cover of summer Compost Heap

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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.

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
  • ‘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 robin sits on a post


Latest News

Store News

For information about ordering next years seed potatoes and changes to how New Horizon All Purpose Peat Free compost is supplied go to the Trading Store page.

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posted 11/08/19


Compost Heap

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

Summer 2019 edition now available

Get your copy

Previous editions

posted 25/07/19


Summer Show

Thank you to Show Sec. Paul Heydon and everyone who helped to prepare for and stage the Summer Show on 13th July.
Exhibits & exhibitor numbers were down slightly on recent Summer Shows but the quality of our displays was still excellent.
See the recipes from Meg Hewett’s culinary demonstrations.

Flowers from the summer show
Take a look at more of the pictures on our facebook and gallery pages.

updated 19/07/19


Store Opening

Now that we have passed the half way point in the season the Trading Store opening times have changed:
Wednesday afternoons – CLOSED
Sunday Mornings – 9:00 – 12:00

posted 3/07/19


Seedlings Workshop

Gardeners, young and not so young all enjoying our most recent Seedlings Workshop on the 9th June.

Planting out in progress at the Seedlings Workshop

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posted 16/06/19


Cambridge Botanic Gardens

See some of the photos from our visit to the Festival of Plants Day.

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