The Garden Museum is holding its annual community day on 14 July 11 am – 4 pm. Each year the Museum opens its doors to the local Lambeth community free of charge. This is a great opportunity to get to know the museum. Whether you’ve been curious but never had the chance to visit, or you’re a regular visitor. “DIY OUTING” If you would like to be part of a friendly group at this event, we’re suggesting an informal meet up. People should make their…Continue Reading “Meet Up at Garden Museum 14 July”

Councillor John-Paul Ennis, the Mayor of Lambeth, presented the trophies at the 2024 Lambeth Flower Show, organised by LHS. He congratulated all the entrants. He especially thanked Lambeth Horticultural Society for all the work that goes into putting on such a large and successful show. And he urged people to show their support by joining LHS! Some of the winning horticultural entries and flower arrangements are pictured below. The Mayor congratulates the winners! Some of the stunning domestic crafts, bonsai and houseplants, plus one of…Continue Reading “Mayor salutes work of LHS”

The Asian Hornet (Vespa vetulina nigrithorax) arrived in Europe, from China, about twenty years ago, writes Bob Jackman, vice chair, Bromley Beekeepers and LHS member. A single queen is thought to have been shipped into Bordeaux. She established a nest unnoticed. Insects in the right conditions spread fast. Now this hornet is spreading outwards at a rate of about 80km per year. Asian hornets have spread throughout France into northern Spain and Italy, along the Portuguese coast. They are now camping out along the Channel…Continue Reading “ASIAN HORNETS – the  three pronged threat on our doorstep”

This month, we’re holding our second annual survey on what people want from the Lambeth Horticultural Society. It should only take you a couple of minutes – honestly! The survey closes 30 June.  In Questions 1 – 4 Lambeth Horticultural Society would like to know more about our members and potential members, and how we can do better.  Questions 5 – 11 are from the Lambeth self assessment survey which we must complete each year. We apologise if some questions feel intrusive. It helps us hugely…Continue Reading “Annual Survey 1 – 30 June”

We don’t have any paid staff and all our activities are run by dedicated volunteers. If you’re interested in gardening (you don’t have to be an expert – we’re all learning!) and have a few hours to spare, maybe you could lend a hand. It doesn’t have to be a regular commitment (although that would be great). There are lots of projects you can get stuck into. Current Vacancies Please contact us with your questions or application What Publicity Officer Why Our publicity officer is…Continue Reading “Current Volunteering Vacancies”