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This web site is updated regularly Last updated  20th July 2020

Welwyn Garden City Horticultural Society

                            Welcome to the web site



The Welwyn garden City Horticultural Society Celebrated its 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  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 2019/2020 are due from September 1st 2019.

If you would like to join please email or telephone the Membership Secretary,  Steve Williams on 01707 324608 or email  patstevewilliams 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.



Adrian and Clare de Baat are pleased to announce that following a government relaxation of the lockdown conditions they will be opening the garden for the National Garden Scheme as planned on Sunday, 26th July. Special arrangements will apply for this opening and full details of these can be found at the National Garden Scheme website. There will unfortunately be no teas and refreshments, and also no plant stall this year.’




                             We trust that you are all keeping well

Please look at the Programme page for some important information.