A Lovely March Morning

A Lovely March Morning On a lovely March morning, the large turnout (4) cut back the roses on the village green. Group member, big John, told us of the method Len Jones used to cut roses back in the early Spring. Unfortunately, Gardeners’ Question Time has been cancelled, but we will reorganise this in conjunction with the Community Library, as […]

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A Lot More Blossom About

By the time you read this there should be a lot more blossom about. In mid February we can see the first white splashes in the hedgerows of Blackthorn, from which you get your sloes, and early flowering cherries are popular in gardens. At the entrance to Clos Llanfair is a quite uncommon Purple-leaved Plum or Black Cherry Plum, one […]

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RHS Top Tips For This Month

RHS top tips for this month. Divide perennials. Prune bush and climbing roses. Top dress containers with new compost. 4 Start feeding the fish and switch on the pumps. Mow the lawns on dry days. Environment team top five for March Be careful of late frosts. Try to resist buying overpriced small plants at garden centres. Get early potatoes in. […]

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Braving the Elements

Braving the Elements Last month we were a small party, probably due to the high winds. Those of us who braved the elements, with ballast in our trouser bottoms, cut back the roses and tidied the border in front of the community centre.The border has had a lot of daffs planted there, but they have refused to show willing so […]

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Notice Board Shock

  We had a bit of a shock when we found our noticeboard and bee hotel at the Community Orchard flat on the ground. This happened before storms Ciara and Dennis and it is clear that the very damp conditions on this site have rotted the posts. The structure itself is still more or less intact and our plan is […]

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We Are Short On Numbers

We Are Short On Numbers January’s work consisted of cutting back bamboo, ivy and thorns that were growing close to the wall dividing the community cemetery and churchyard. We as a group meet on the 2nd Monday of the month, 9.30 at the Community Centre. We are short on numbers at present and would welcome any help in trying to […]

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