On 20th May, The Committee plus a few friends, went on a walk around the City of London, lead by Alison Turner, City of London Official Guide. The theme was The Secret Gardens of The City of London.

On 14th May, our own committee chair, Ruth Martin, gave a very informative introduction to Sissinghurst, in preparation for the June visit.

Plant Sale 12th May 2024

In April we welcomed Elaine Fieldhouse and Barry Reeves

In March we welcomed Celia Parker to present ‘A Year on the Plot’.

AHS Stall at St. Gabriel’s Church Coffee Morning on Saturday 2nd March 2024

Visit to The Gibberd Garden and House, Saturday 24th February 2024

Photos thanks to an AHS member:

In February, we welcomed Fergus Garrett, CEO at Great Dixter gardens.

For our January 2024 meeting, in preparation for our visit to The Gibberd Garden on 24th February 2024, Cherith Lowry talked to us about Sir Frederick Gibberd, his work as an architect and the development of Marsh Lane garden.

Our December Meeting presented by Danny Clarke

Danny made sure to get into the spirit of our December meeting by dressing appropriately.

Perry Lodge 20 November 2023

Members of the AHS Committee, Councillor Bain and guests were invited by residents to the opening of their greenhouse.

Mark Kenny was our speaker for the October 2023 meeting

The End of Season Meeting of the AHS

John Meehan took us on informative ‘tree’ walk of Wanstead Park.

Followed by a social gathering at Jane Batey’s garden

Wanstead Park 25 June 2023

Audley End Visit 17 June 2023

AHS visit to John and Fiona Little’s Garden Hilldrop 1 June 2023

John Little – Speaker, March 2023 – A Rubbish Garden

Friday 27 January 2023, the AHS visited Hyde Hall RHS Garden.Some of the group took a guided tour.

The Winter Garden

The Lake and the Global Growth Vegetable Garden

Some very friendly robins.

The Dry Garden (Arizona or Chelmsford?)

Sky Meadows

In January 2023, Ruth Martin, Committee Chair, prepared us for Hyde Hall.

Guest speaker for December 2022, Sonya Seth Batra.

Sonya, with the help of her friend Rashmi demonstrated some beautiful arrangements for the Christmas season; at our December 2022 meeting.

Everyone was inspired to make their own with very imaginative interpretations. There are many excellent productions below:

Here are some ideas for our December arrangements demonstration by Sonya

Guest speaker for November 2022, Ken Clarke

The house plant sale at the November meeting.

The Bowls Club Garden working party, 4 November.

Our guest speaker for September 2022, Arit Anderson

Aldersbrook Medical Centre

We planned the garden and installed a vegetable planter, a recycled bench and flower planters.

Aldersbrook Bowling Club Garden

The Friday/Saturday working party at the bowls club garden