Site constructed and managed by Michael D. Beckett
This web site is updated regularly Last updated 1st July 2019
Meetings are held in St.Francis’ Church Hall on the 2nd Tuesday of months - Feb.,
March, April, May, Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec., at 8pm. Doors open at 7.40pm.
Welwyn Garden City Horticultural Society
Welcome to the web site
Anyone with a camera can take photographs of interesting trees in the area and submit
them to the Society in preparation for the tree walks being organised for the Welwyn
Garden City 2020 celebrations marking 100 years of the City. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Welwyn garden City Horticultural Society Celebrated it’s 90th anniversary in
To mark the Society’s 90th anniversary, an English oak tree was planted in celebration.
It was planted on Meadow Green, off Handside Lane ( opposite the Friends Meeting
House ) You can read all about it’s history by clicking here:- History.
The Society remains as it always was, to foster the knowledge and care of plants
and gardens and to give pleasure to it’s members through the good fellowship that
a society should provide.
We meet throughout the season at St. Francis’ church hall at 8.00.pm. Door open
at 7.40 pm. Coffee and biscuits after served after the talk. Eminent speakers
give us an insight into many aspects of gardening and associated subjects. See Programme
Members are also encouraged to bring along any spare plants or seedlings to selected
meetings during the year that they have to give away. In the Spring and Summer,
visits to gardens and nurseries are arranged for members. Click on Events for information.
A newsletter is produced three times a year and members can be kept in touch with
local gardening events via email bulletins. To save paper and delivery of newsletters,
most members receive them by email.
The annual subscription is £15 per annum with meetings open to guests and occasional
visitors for a £3 entry. Subscriptions for 2019/2020 are due from September 1st
If you would like to join please email or telephone the Membership Secretary, Steve
Williams on 01707 324608 or email patstevewilliams @btinternet.com or, simply turn
up at one of our meetings and sample what is on offer.
The WGC Horticultural Society is affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society. Members
can receive free advice on gardening problems, plant identification and access to
lectures and demonstrations all over Britain. The Secretary has full details.
A ban on the outdoor use of metaldehyde, a pesticide used to control slugs in a range
of crops and in gardens, is to be introduced across Great Britain from Spring 2020,
the Environment Secretary has announced.