Welwyn Garden City Horticultural Society

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This web site is updated regularly Last updated  14th October 2019

Open Gardens around Welwyn Garden City


The 2020 list of open gardens will be published when they are available.






Welwyn Garden City Centenary. 2020.

Many events are being organised to celebrate the Centenary of Welwyn Garden City and Welwyn Garden City Horticultural Society is involved in several events.

wgccentenary.org is the web site to find out all that is being planned.

There are 14 ‘Signature Events’ which are being progressed.


A ban on the outdoor use of metaldehyde, a pesticide used to control slugs in a range of crops and in gardens, was to be introduced across Great Britain from Spring 2020, the Environment Secretary announced.

There has now been an appeal and the matter is now pending.

The Local National Trust Branch and this Society are now offering each other any spare spaces on outings. Information on  National Trust outings have been circulated to members with email addresses and will be available at this Society’s meetings.




Please note, Welwyn Garden City Horticultural Society has Liability Insurance for all it’s activities through it’s  affiliation with the Royal Horticultural Society. Should you feel that you need additional insurance , please could you make your own arrangements.