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This web site is updated regularly Last updated  28th March 2018

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

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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.

The Welwyn garden City Horticultural Society Celebrated it’s 90th anniversary in 2012.         

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 for information.

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 2017/2018 are due from September 1st 2017.

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.