Article by Tony Pizzoferro We have definitely seen an increase in interest in gardening, during the current crisis. We’ve seen repeats of Garden Rescue, Love your Garden and Gardeners’ World has seen its highest viewing figures in a decade as people spend more time tending their garden, allotment, window box or houseplants during lockdown. Lifelong gardeners have always regarded horticulture as good for one’s well-being. So much so that gardening has been prescribed by doctors as a way helping to improve patients well – being…Continue Reading “Houseplants are good for you!”

Thanks to Louisa Hammond for writing this article for our newsletter. We thought it was particularly relevant so posting it here now: For us all, this global pandemic has put us all under a lot of strain and stress. Alongside millions of others, I have had to put my business on pause for the time being to ensure the wellbeing of all. I largely work in craft and design events, so my ‘lockdown’ started a few weeks before most. At first, I was in shock…Continue Reading “Growing from Lockdown – A member guest post”

Just a quick reminder that the Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 28th March at 8pm at the Old Library, 14-16 Knight’s Hill, London SE27 0HY. All members are welcome! The Spring Show will take place on Saturday 7th April. More details are available on the Flower Show page. It would be very helpful if anyone is able to help with the clearing up after the show. This will start after the raffle which will take place at 4:45pm.  We hope to see…Continue Reading “AGM and Spring Show reminder”

Hopefully now that the ‘Beast from the East’ has been and gone, Spring is truly on its way. We hope your bulbs are growing and your seed sowing is underway!   Newsletter: The Spring 2018 edition of the society newsletter is now published and available here. We hope you enjoy it!. Membership Renewals: Now is the time to renew your membership if you haven’t already done so. More details and the renewal form are on the third page of the newsletter. The Hut: The Hut…Continue Reading “Spring Update”