Our first ever Winter Hanging Basket Workshop at the Hut on 11 November was a great success. Helena Kowalska led seven participants in creating beautiful baskets. They also have loads of tips to make sure the baskets last well into Spring, as well as lots of ideas about extending their use in the summer months.
Lambeth Horticultural Society is looking for a new Chair After many years of involvement at every level, our Chairman announced his intention to step down at our Spring AGM. Tony Pizzoferro has done a magnificent job leading this much-loved Society for many years. We are now looking for a new Chair to help a long-established and financially solvent organisation to meet the challenges and take advantage of the changing times and landscape. We are transitioning from a Club to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO –…Continue Reading “A New Chair”
TICKETS SELLING FAST – BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY! Join us on Saturday 11 November 2.30 pm. Spend an afternoon at the Hut with Gardener’s Guild member Helena Kowalska, learning how to create a hanging basket to cheer up the winter months. Take home a 14” basket planted with a mix of flowering and trailing plants for an attractive display lasting until springtime.You’ll learn how to keep the display going for months and get loads of inspiration on keeping it looking fresh. The basket, lining, soil and up to seven plants…Continue Reading “Plant a Hanging Basket for Winter – Workshop 11 November”
We took part in a Community Day at West Norwood Cemetery on 24 September to celebrate the patterns and colours of the surroundings. The free event included opportunities to sculpt clay figures, literally carve your name in stone, take a sketching class, and create beautiful postcards using ink from plants. Lambeth Horticultural Society ran a Spring bulbs activity throughout the event, with demos on how to plant bulbs in layers in pots. Helena, pictured, ran eight very popular workshops in total. As you can see,…Continue Reading “Community Day, West Norwood Cemetery”
We’re taking part in Lambeth Heritage Month and the community event at West Norwood cemetery on Sunday 24 September. Our member Helena Kowalska will be running an activity throughout the event helping members of the public to create a stylish pot of bulbs for spring. All the materials are free. We’ll also be running a pop-up shop so you can stock up on more bulbs and other goodies, including some beautiful locally grown quinces. Many different community groups will have stalls and activities, so come by…Continue Reading “Free bulb planting activity 24 September”