Members News

 

Travel club update

2017 outings

Devon & Cornwell
weekend trip

Caple Manor visit
booking form

Birdseed prices

March 2017 depot price list

 

News Flash

Don't forget to get your potato and bucket
for entry in the Autumn show

Hints & Tips on rose growing and showing
from
Rod Pengally

General Showing Tips


2015/16 news letters

Decmber / January

February / March

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Pams Pages

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

ALFA willows
Seasonal containers
Growing and showing Chrysanthemums
Perfect Pashley
Life in a nutshell Nov 2014
Jackie Nutkins Dec 2014
December 2015 report

 

 




2017 events
All meetings are at The Manor House
Doors open 7:40


2017

16 February, Social Evening, talk by Anne Luder,”gardening for mind body & soul”

16 March, Social Evening, talk by Amanda Shipman, Japanese gardens at cherry blossom time

25 March, SPRING SHOW, Henderson Hall, 11.00 am to 1.00 pm.

20 April, Social Evening, talk by Graham Austin, Home Farm Nursery Bovingdon, delphiniums

28 April, QUIZ NIGHT, 7.30pm, Manor House Sports Club
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18 May, Social Evening, talk by John Catton, the Bumble Bee Presevation Society

10 June ABBOTS LANGLEY CARNIVAL. ALGS Plant Stall

All Social Evenings start at 8pm prompt, and will be held in the Manor House

 

ABBOTS LANGLEY GARDENING SOCIETY

(ALGS)

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

To email the Society please use 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: 23 March, 2017 10:11 PM Talk updated

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SPRING SHOW

Saturday 25th March
Henderson hall
see below for schedul
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Visit to Luton Hoo Spring Open Day & Heritage Plant Sale on Saturday 22nd April 2017.
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link for more details

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2017
Membership Subscriptions are now due

Renewal is £7 with a £1 reduction if paid before before 31st March 2017

Subs can be paid at any of the socials or at the depot on Saturday monings between 9:00 - 10:00
Subs can also be paid by bank transfer, contact Jane for details

If sending your subs direct to Jane please include a self addressed, stamped envolope for you card
or they can be collected at the depot or any social event

New membership is £7 for the year
membership form link

Next social event

20th April,

talk by Graham Austin, Home Farm Nursery
Bovingdon,
Delphiniums

The Manor House Sports and Social Centre

Doors open 7:30 meeting starts 8:00

Free to members

Guests welcome entrance £2

Raffle and bar

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Pictures from the Sparkle Night and the Saturday morning mince pies and mulled wine at the Depot

Sparkle night

 

Mince pies & Mulled wine

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Autumn Show
Winners

Abbots Langley Community Centre

This years winner of the

Great Potato Chalange 2016
(heavest crop from one tuber in a bucket)

Keith Peutherer
with over 12 lb of potatoes
(But he wont divulge his secret method)

link to Tips on Showing

Important Note


On page 21 of the show schedule for Victoria sponge it states 2 x 8" tins but on method no 2 it states 7" tins.
Please amend this to 8" not 7"

 

2017 Spring and Autumn show schedules now on line
also see

A Guide to exhibiting

Hints & Tips on rose growing and showing
from
Rod Pengally

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2016 honey is ready
contact Kate or Chris for details

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Link to 2014 Autumn Show Pictures


Best in Show

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Link to 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 pictures

November 2014 link

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 £7.

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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Next social event at
The Manor House Sports and Social Centre

20 April

talk by Graham Austin, Home Farm Nursery Bovingdon,
delphiniums

at
The Manor House Sports and Social Centre

Doors open 7:30 meeting starts 8:00

Free to members

Guests welcome entrance £2

Raffle and bar

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quiz nights
click here for a list of previous results
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Help with a bee swarm Click on picture

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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
Saturday 9:00 till 10:00
all year round

stock list (Sept 2016)
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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