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

News Flash

General Showing Tips

Spring 2014 show schedule

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 29th Travel Club Compton Verney in Warwickshire ****
July ? ALFS festival event - Details to be confirmed
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 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 ****



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.


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

Click Here for History of UpDates, Last UpDated: 7 April, 2014 10:20 PM (Easter BBQ added)

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Don't forget our Quiz Night
11th April 2014
The Manor House Sports and Social Centre

Doors open at 7:00 and quiz starts at 7:30

Bar - Raffle
fish & chips supper.

The Manor house is a licence premises and does not allow
users to bring there own drinks to the functions or pay corkage
but their bar will be open

For ticket information contact Jo. on our email address



A Talk by David Curry
Biodiversity in the churchyard

At The Manor House Sports and Social Center
April 17th 2014

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


Breakfast BBQ at the depot
Saturday 19th April


Come and see our Easter Bunny, Chris performing his magic with the eggs (and bacon)

Between 9:00 and 10:00



2014 spring show pictures




Link to travel club 2014 trip presentations pdf


Garden Society Stall
Abbots Langley Carnival
14th June 2014

When your pricking our your seedlings, planting your vegetables or taking cuttings
do a few extra to for us to sell at this years carnival
If you are removing shrubs or splitting perennials, pot them up for us to sell
The carnival stall is one of our major find raising events, please help by donating any spare plants or seedlings you can spare



Our Depot remains open all weather!

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


Pictures from 2012 autumn show


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


2011 autumn show pictures


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

Treat them to a Society membership for £5.


A gift voucher for any amount to spend in our Depot

Contact Jane if you are interested on 01923 447281



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




At The Manor House Sports and Social Centre
April 17th 2014

A Talk by David Curry
Biodiversity in the churchyard

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


quiz nights
click here for a list of previous results

QUIZ NIGHT Friday 26th April 2013



The next Quiz night is
April 11th 2014
Contact Jo for tickets 443758

Help with a bee swarm Click on picture


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


Previous Successes Include

2006 Silver

2004 Gold & Best in Show

2003 Gold & Best in 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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