Bluebells in Berrygrove woods near the pond

Welcome to the Radlett Horticultural Society based in Radlett, Hertfordshire, England. For over one hundred years since its first formation the society has been the focus for the gardeners of Radlett, providing advice, supplies, shows, talks and visits to gardens near and far. The Society is affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society.

Reports on talk ‘The Secret lives of garden birds’ by Mike Logan Wood on 15 March; the Society table at the Christ Church Open Day on 11 February, AGM and replacement Quiz on 16 November; 5-day holiday to Norfolk based on Overstrand from 25 to 29 September; and Autumn Show on 3 September.

Young Gardeners Page   Details of this year’s Autumn Show. Report of the Children’s Classes at last year’s Autumn Show on 3 September, including photographs and results. Report with photos of the Scarecrow Competition held at the Radlett Carnival Fair on 26 June.

Contents:

The Society

Aims, officers, facilities, events, affiliations and location  
How to contact us and how to join the Society.

Calendar of events   and

More About Coming Events

Dates and details of Society and local gardening events

Reports and Features

Reports of events and items of gardening interest

Young Gardeners

Store notes

Facilities, sales and current offers

Comments and links

Comments received from and links to other societies and organisations

This site is usually updated at the end of each month. Comments on the site and proposed changes and additions should be made to the site editor, Peter Cushion.

Updated to 30th April.

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News and advice for younger members

Events in May: Spring Plant Sale is being held at the Scout Hut, Scrubbitts Park Road on 6 May from 2pm to 5pm - donated plants please in the morning from 9am; Talk ‘ Growing Fucsias My Way’ by Derek Dexter at 8pm in the Vision Hall on 10 May; and 5-day holiday to Warwickshire, based on Stratford-Upon-Avon from 21-25 May.

Booking for our first trip to RHS Garden Wisley on 7 June opened at the Store on Sunday 30 April. The coach will leave the Old Post Office at 9.30am.

Mystery Dahlia. Young plants to grow on and enter the Mystery Dahlia (class 8 The Stanley Dark Cup) will be needed in May before general issue of the Schedule. They will be on sale in May for £1 each from Peter Hordern to whom telephone reservations can be made. Any surplus will be on sale in the Store in late May.

No new reports this month.

The Show Schedule for the Autumn Show has been printed and copies will be distributed to all members with the Summer Weeders Digest at the end of June, but if anyone would like an earlier copy, they are available now in the Store or from the Secretary.

A PDF file copy of the Autumn Show Schedule can be downloaded by this link.

Radlett Horticultural Society

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