A History of Hertfordshire’s Gardens – Anne Rowe

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Location: Wheathampstead Memorial Hall Anne Rowe is a landscape historian and author of a number of books on the subject, including Hertfordshire Garden History: A Miscellany and Medieval Parks of Hertfordshire. She has coordinated the research work of the Hertfordshire Gardens Trust since 1998, and also teaches courses in landscape and garden history for the Institute of Continuing Education of …

In Praise of Higher things – Colin Moat

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Location: Wheathampstead Memorial Hall Tall plants add structure and drama to our borders.Seasoned nurseryman and long time member of the kent HPS, Colin will expound the virtues of tall perennials and their place in our gardens.

Making the Most of What you Have – Ben Pope

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Location: Wheathampstead Memorial Hall Alongside his role as Head Gardener of a private Sussex garden, Ben enjoys lecturing at the Chelsea Physic Garden for The English Gardening School and West Dean College of Art and Conservation. He has recently gained the RHS Master of Horticulture and is a member of the RHS Herbaceous Committee. He also regularly writes for Gardens …

Val’s Plant Passions – Val Bourne

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Location: Wheathampstead Memorial Hall Val Bourne is an award-winning garden writer, organic gardener and lecturer and she gardens on the wind-swept Cotswolds at Spring Cottage – high above Bourton-on-the-Water in Gloucestershire. Her third of an acre garden is managed without using chemicals – something Val has always believed in. She is a hands on gardener and a committed plantaholic and …

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Hertfordshire

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The group meets at the Wheathampstead Memorial Hall, Marford Road, Wheathampstead, Herts. AL4 8AY (map)