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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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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The Heatwave Challenge

  It has been a challenge to all gardeners trying to keep all their plants alive during the heatwave and the community plants are no exception, but some devoted members of our team are managing to do a bit of watering. This lovely weather has its’ downside for we who long for some good solid rain. Watering is hard work, […]

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February Meeting

  After so many rainy Mondays we managed to have a meeting in February. The roses on the village green were pruned and the window boxes a.t the community centre were prepared for the next lot of plants. These boxes are in need of replacement and we are considering getting plastic troughs which will be more durable than the wooden […]

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Rain Stopped Play!

  Our January meeting had to be abandoned due to severe weather. To the gentleman who donated a very large azalea to be planted out in the village, let me assure you it is being well looked after, but again the weather has been against us but as soon as possible it will be planted, probably on the verge opposite […]

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Autumn Cleanup

    In the churchyard work was done on clearing nettles and weeds from on the reconstructed wall. By the time you read this piece, the window boxes at the Community Centre will have been cleared of the remnants of the summer bedding, to be replaced by winter pansies and bulbs.   Next meeting 11th December, usual time.    

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