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January 2021 Garden Tips

Garden Notes for January 2021. This is the time of year when houseplants are most appreciated. Azaleas, cineraria and cyclamen will all help to cheer things up. Do not over water, and most of these plants like cool conditions. January is a good time to order gladioli corms from reputable suppliers. Sweet peas can be germinated under glass with some Continue Reading →

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AGM

Our Annual General Meeting, scheduled for 10th November, will not now be taking place. The relevant reports can be viewed by clicking here. Should you have any comments or queries please contact our Chairman, preferably by email. Thank you.

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October 2020 Garden Tips

Garden notes for October 2020. One of the great satisfactions of gardening is the ability to make your own plants from propagation. With autumn drawing on, make sure you get your cuttings sorted out earlier on in the month. Plants like fuchsias, geraniums and so on should be potted up and put somewhere safe before the frosts begin. Cuttings of Continue Reading →

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September 2020 Garden Tips

Garden Notes for September 2020. As John Keats so famously wrote about autumn being the “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness/ close bosom-friend of the maturing sun”, September sees the time when crops are harvested and stored for the winter months that are to come. Carrots should be lifted and stored before the roots start to split, which they will Continue Reading →

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Lockdown Flower Show

We are pleased to announce the results of our Lockdown Flower Show. Many thanks to all who participated and congratulations to our winners in the following categories: Mixed Herbaceous bed or border: 1st Barbara Gowlland; 2nd Alison Jermyn Kitchen garden, bed or equivalent: Joint 1st Judy Cranham and Alison Jermyn; 2nd Paul Styles Patio garden: 1st Belinda Hood; 2nd Paul Continue Reading →

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