Lockdown rules once again affect opening of all public gardens - currently only local travel is permitted.

Selected RED CROSS gardens are opening again in May, next is.

SUNDAY 16 MAY

The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage, Great Staughton, St Neots, Cambs PE19 5BF

Their website is not showing this yet, but the leaflet with information should be available soon.

NGS gardens locally are mostly planning to open again on selected dates for which tickets must be pre-booked.  External link opens in new tab or windowClick here


RHS Garden are open but tickets must be booked in advance.  


Cambridge Botanical Gardens are open but tickets must be booked in advance.  Weekly virtual tours of the gardens on External link opens in new tab or windowthis link - click here.
In addition CUBG have a weekly Garden Club video with some hints and topical tips that may be of interest - its a short video - External link opens in new tab or windowclick here

The Hardy Plant Society meetings in Biggleswade are currently on hold

National Trust properties -  In general pre-booked tickets are required.



2019 Flower of the Month winner

Congratulations to David Muncey - winner of the regular Flower of the Month competition for 2019 with the most points overall.

2020 Flower of the month:

February: Keith Allison with some Iris reticulata

March Jenni Connel with a Camellia.

meetings then suspended due to Covid-19 regulations


Flower and Produce Show 2019:

Winner of the Dick and Joy Knight Memorial Plate for most points in show: Catriona Campbell

Best Rose Bloom in show awarded to Althea Cubitt for her rose which also won the Individual rose bloom class

Virtual Show 2020 - a photographic show

Winner of the best single rose or rose spray was Penny Brown with her rose The Pilgrim