Members News

Kates report on Barcelona

beekeeping update No2
beekeeping update No3
beekeeping update No 4
Beehive activity chart
2012 beekeeping update No1
2012 beekeeping update No2
2012 beekeeping update No3

Kates report on
Cottesbrooke Hall Plant Finders Fai
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News Flash

General Showing Tips

Autumn 2014 show Recipes

Autumn 2014 show schedule

New depot price list
March 2014

2014 travel club update

2014 News Letters
February - March

We have a new section

Pams Pages

Follow this link for a selection of reports on various events the held by the society

October talk
April 2012 talk
December 2012 report
February 2013 butterfly talk

 

2014 events


January 16th AGM and Graham Bailey talking about his experience as a "gamesmaker" at the 2013 Olympics
February 20th Ann Richardson on her trip to India
March 20th Andrew Babicz on Seasonal container gardening
March 29th SPRING SHOW in Henderson Hall
April 11th QUIZ NIGHT
April 17th David Curry on Biodiversity in the churchyard
April 19th Easter BBq at the depot 9:00 - 10:00 eat while you shop
April 26th Travel Club spring outing - Pashle Manor Award Winning Tulip Festival ****
May 15th Roy Barrows on Orchids (Plant hunter and orchid importer)
May 16th to 19th Travel Club - The Welsh Odyssey (The Chairman's tour) ****
June 14th ABBOTS LANGLEY CARNIVAL STALL (not 7th as in the news letter)
June 19th ALFS festival event - follow link for details

June 29th Travel Club Compton Verney in Warwickshire ****
July 5th BBq at the depot 9:00 - 10:00 eat while you shop
September 13th AUTUMN SHOW in Abbots Langley Community Center
September 18th John Marshal on Chrysanthemums - Growing and Showing
October 16th Kate Harwood on 20th century plant breeding
November 1st Autumn BBQ at the depot 9:00 - 10:00
November 20th John Tyler on life in a nutshell, natural history in miniature
November 28th QUIZ NIGHT
December 18th Jacky Nutkins on light hearted tales of a professional gardener and quiz

**** for more details on the travel club offerings, follow the links ****




ABBOTS LANGLEY GARDENING SOCIETY

(ALGS)

Welcome to the one of the oldest Gardening Societies in the country which was established before 1866.

Please email the Society at the address below.

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Please visit regularly for the latest information. For MEMBERSHIP DETAILS click here

Click Here for History of UpDates, Last UpDated: 28 July, 2014 9:56 PM

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Carnival up-date

The raffle of the orchid donated by
Burston Garden Centre
was won by

Moya Meakin

 

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For those who missed the Summer BBQ at the depot

The next one will be
Saturday 1st November
between 9:00 10:00 am

Where Chris will once again be performing his magic with the Bacon and Eggs
ably supported by Jo and Kate on the rolls and coffee

come along and eat while you shop

 

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Next social event at The Manor House Sports and Social Centre
Thursday 18th September 2014

John Marshal
on
Growing and Showing

Chrysanthemums

doors open 7:40 meeting starts 8:00
Free to Members,
Non Members £2 admission - Bar, Refreshments & Raffle

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2014 spring show pictures

 

 

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Link to travel club 2014 trip presentations pdf

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Our Depot remains open all weather!

Dave Sutherland and Jo Domaniewska brave the elements to keep the Depot open through the snow.

 

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Past Saturday Morning Breakfast BBQ's

to see pictures from November 2012 BBQ follow this link

Pictures from November 2010 BBQ

Pictures from July

Pictures from July 2009

 

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Having problems with what to buy for your nearest and dearest
who likes gardening

Treat them to a Society membership for £5.

Or
A gift voucher for any amount to spend in our Depot

Contact Jane if you are interested on 01923 447281

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It's here - ALGS "Wanted / For Sale & offered" Page

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NEXT SOCIAL EVENT

At The Manor House Sports and Social Centre
Thursday 18th September 2014

John Marshal
on
Growing and Showing

Chrysanthemums

doors open 7:40 meeting starts 8:00
Free to Members,
Non Members £2 admission - Bar, Refreshments & Raffle

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quiz nights
click here for a list of previous results
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QUIZ NIGHT Friday 26th April 2013

Results

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The next Quiz night is
November 28th 2014
Contact Jo for tickets 443758

 

Help with a bee swarm Click on picture

HAMPTON COURT PALACE FLOWER SHOW

Our
Window Box and Hanging Basket entry at the 2007
Hampton Court Palace Flower Show was awarded a
SILVER MEDAL

 

Previous Successes Include

2006 Silver

2004 Gold & Best in Show

2003 Gold & Best in Show

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW

2002 Silver

2001 Silver Gilt

2000 Silver

 

 

 

Travel Club 2011 click here

Bowled over by Barcelona
by Kate

The Lady Gardeners of Northumberland
by Kate

ALGS Depot

The Depot
will be open for business
every Saturday 9:00 till 10:00
from January 2009

for new stock list (march 2014)
Click here

but please note prices are subject to change
dependent on what deals we can negotiate.

Don't forget your bird seed

 

 

 

From The Chairman

Baby HedgeHog Feeding on Cat Food.

 
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