Welwyn Garden City Horticultural Society

Past Speakers


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Programme 2018/2019






9.4.2019 Darren Lerigo “What Do I Do With This Space”

Darren runs Modern Mint Garden Design. He and his team aim to create innovative and modern gardens for 21st century homes which can be enjoyed by all ages, suit their lifestyle, look exciting and be easy to maintain, preferably with minimal use of chemicals. Does this sound too good to be true?!


This will be a plant share evening.

14.5.2019 Nick Bailey “365 Days of Colour in Your Garden  Nick is a gardener, garden designer, author, columnist and television and radio presenter. His horticultural career spans 25 years including the Chelsea Physic Garden for the past 7 years. He won a Silver-Gilt for his 1st Main Avenue Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2016. His horticultural media work spans 15 years and include presenting on BBC 2’s Gardeners’ World and being named “Garden Journalist of the Year” by the Property Press in 2017. He has written 3 books including a bestselling one of this title.






Welwyn Planning and Amenity Group web site gives our programme and a lot of information about the village which members may find interesting.  wpag.org.uk


Roy Lancaster         

Dr. Phillip Cribb

Geoff Hodge          

Colin Ward

Charles Dowding

Andrew Halstead

Anne Godfrey                

Dr. Brenda Harold

Dr Andrew Ward

Alistair Gunn

John Negus     

Dr. Keith Furguson.

Dr. Nigel Dunnet.

Russell Bowes .   

Charles Adams.

Caradoc Doy

Carol Sharp .

Oliver Waring

Tony Kirkham

Ursula Buchan

Prof. Fiona Stafford Rosy Hardy

James Crebin -Bailey

Timothy Walker



Paul Pulford        

Anne Roberts

Barry Newman Timothy Walker

Andrew Brogan

Michael Clark

Anne Luder               

Jim Gardener

Aubrey Barker

Ken Thompson

Jane Owen     

Chris Bailes

Patricia Fox

Andrew McIndoe  

Kate Harwood

Stephen Harmer

Simon Charlesworth

Tom Stuart-Smith Jacqueline Aviolet Ray Broughton   

Noel Kingsbury Lady Skelmersdale Jim Buttress

Alan Sergent

Kathy Brown

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.