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Thank you to the members who brought contributions for the display at our last meeting. I have selected two, both grasses, to tell you a little more about.
‘All you ever needed to know to get you started growing ferns’ would just about cover the subject of our October meeting last Sunday. But it was so much more than that . . .
Somebody ordered some glorious weather. Malliet and John worked really hard mowing the lawn and getting the borders just so and the garden looked wonderful.
Here are the winners in all six classes showing some beautiful images of plants and gardens
As usual, our April meeting will also include the Seedling Swap. How are your seeds doing? Hopefully, germination has been good and you’ll have lots of spare seedlings to bring along.
Everyone had a very enjoyable time at our Spring Meeting at Lenham last Sunday. All the nurseries had wonderful displays of plants and many of us were tempted . . .
This year there were also drifts of narcissus, not something we’ve seen in previous years, and the magnolias were just bursting their furry buds.
Karin’s garden surrounds an old rectory and has drifts of naturalised snowdrops intermingled with Eranthis hyemalis and…
Last weekend Karin, Sue and I went off to the Cotswolds to attend the HPS Galanthus Day…
North of the Arctic Circle! Not a snowdrop in sight!
I have just returned from a four day trip to Northern Sweden and it made me think about the challenges…
We do it in the winter too! Garden visiting, that is. A group of members visited Knowle Hill Farm last week and managed to choose a rare day without rain.
Now we know just what it takes to put on a display at the Chelsea Flower Show. We had all the details from the Chelsea Team at our meeting yesterday. And the hall was packed with cheerful members keen to hear the story.
did promise one more blog after the Breakdown day post so at long last here it is! As you may know the Chelsea team are doing a presentation at Lower Hardres, near Canterbury, next Sunday, 24th January.
We made it through to Saturday relatively unscathed, partly being buoyed along by adrenalin. A 6.15am train for me
Gate of The Royal Hospital,
Saturday 23 May, 9.30pm
It took us six days to build the display – but only three hours to demolish it!