The Hampstead Garden Suburb Horticultural Society

Diary of Events 2021

To book or make enquiries, email events@hortsoc.co.uk, ring 020 8455 0455 / 07836 785415 or write to Events, 86 Willifield Way, NW11 6YJ, except where different information appears next to an event below. Cheques in payment for tickets, etc., should be made payable to HGS Horticultural Society. Credit and debit cards cannot be used. A stamped addressed envelope for tickets would be appreciated.

Gardening Women, A talk on Zoom by Catherine Horwood

  • Wednesday 14 April at 7:30pm
We are very excited to be able to offer Hort Soc members a Zoom talk on Gardening Women to be presented by local gardener and writer, Catherine Horwood, for 14th April at 7.30pm. Details to follow.

Beth Chatto by Catherine Horwood ZOOM TALK

  • Wednesday 18 August at 7:30pm
Catherine Horwood will talk about Beth Chatto. Zoom connection will be circulated on the day of the event. Free.

The 'Instead of the September Flower Show' Show

  • Saturday 4 September
Sadly the Hort Soc Committee has decided they must cancel this year’s Autumn Show on Saturday 4 September. So get your cameras or phones out and let’s have the photographic show to end all photographic shows with pictures of all the things that have helped to keep us going during the hard Covid times. It’s not a competition; it won’t be judged, but let’s flood the Hort Soc website with lovely photographs in the following categories: Wildlife of the animal or human kind!, Insects, Water, My Borders, My favourite Flower or Flowers, Trees and Shrubs, Foliage, Fruit, Veg, Containers, Just For Fun From weird veg to horticultural hi jinx! Full details will be published in the Hort Soc members' August newsletter on the website www.hortsoc.co.uk. ENTER BY 28 AUGUST. Photographs will published on Hort Soc website on 4 September.

Andrew Babicz will talk about Compost ZOOM TALK

  • Wednesday 15 September at 7:30pm
Andrew Babicz of the London Gardens Society will talk about composting. Free. Zoom contact details will be circulated on the day. The date of this talk may be changed due to clash with Yom Kippur.

THE LIFE OF FINCHLEY NURSERIES, a Talk by Philip Colman

  • Thursday 14 October at 7:30pm
at Fellowship House 136a Willifield Way, London NW11 6YD.
Philip Colman will be at Fellowship House at 7.30pm to talk about his much-loved family firm, Finchley Nurseries (members free, non-members £3 at the door). PLEASE FOLLOW FELLOWSHIP HOUSE COVID RULES RE PRIOR VACCINATION, HAND-SANITIZING, SOCIAL DISTANCING AND MASK-WEARING. Thank you.

The Rose by Catherine Horwood ZOOM TALK

  • Wednesday 17 November at 7:30pm
Catherine Horwood returns to talk about The Rose. Free. Zoom details will be circulated on the day.

Historic Gardens of England by Andrew Babicz ZOOM TALK

  • Wednesday 15 December at 7:30pm
Andrew Babicz returns to talk about historic gardens of England. Free. Zoom contact details will be circulated on the day.