A review of the LDGA year
A gallery of photographs recounting all the things we’ve been doing in 2020.
Members enjoying this year’s Sausage Sizzle Social
Cherry and Maureen serving soup at Potato Day
Member John Riley took over this allotment last May…
… by this March it looked a bit different – fantastic work
An Crown Imperial lily by the road side at Willian
A bank of primroses from our friends in the South
Early spring blossom
Spring has Sprung
A selection of photographs from our gardens, allotments and the countryside
A lovely daffodil back lit by the late afternoon sun
Tulips from member Jenny Williams’ garden
Diane Ketcher’s hazel and bamboo plant support under construction.
Diane’s cat inspecting the workmanship.
Primrose and tulips…
…all from John and Pina’s garden in Hitchin
Mr Chaffinch wants to come in
Mr Chaffinch disappointed
A selection of daffodils…
…in our Chairlady’s garden…
More blossom from our southern friends, a Flagpole Cherry…
…and a whole avenue of pink cherry blossom.
An Aalsmeer cauliflower harvested from my allotment
A Jay in our lilac tree collecting twigs for its nest
Mr bee takes a closer look.
A Common Dog violet…
…and a flowering currant from my garden.
A patch of Star of Bethlehem flowers
One of the flowers – close-up
Six of the best…
…from Ros Dollman’s garden in Letchworth
Mr Robin thinking “It’s run out again”
Borders of orange and yellow…
…and blue and white
Finally, some lovely tulips from Ros
More tulips, indoors this time
Myra’s pink azalea
Myra’s fern leaved crab apple in full bloom
My neighbour’s rhododendron
…and Mrs Pheasant…
…in my garden
Wisteria blooms around the door at Serendi.
A clay pot with ivy growing through a hole in the bottom
In the knot garden with spherical water feature.
26/4/20 – Serendi virtual opening
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Bright orange – a variety of Calendula, I think.
One from member Sheila Rhodes – a view of her garden
A few more from Myra’s garden…
…a light mauve and yellow & burgandy irises…
…and a light mauve clematis.
A field of buttercups at Willian
Mr and Mrs Wood of Willian with Spot the dog
“It’s a bug’s life” – also resident of Willian
Longest ever beetroot? Not by a long chalk – the longest recorded was over 26ft long, mostly tap root though
Achievement – half standard, in its 3rd year
Paul’s greenhouse full of Fuchsias
Blowick – quarter standard, in its 2nd year
Fuchsias from Paul Cunningham
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2/9/20 – Members enjoying the one-off September Social in Val Aitken’s garden
Ron Garrod’s 19″ long runner bean – long enough to have won the show class most years.