Category Archives: A good cause

The Gardening For Disabled Trust…

is a small charity that I started supporting this year.  It gives grants to people in the UK so that they may continue to garden despite age, disability or illness. The Gardening for Disabled Trust gave its website a major … Continue reading

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I grow sunflowers…

every year as they’re such cheerful flowers, and great for wildlife. I’ve tried a number of varieties, of varying colours and heights, and really like the knee-high Musicbox that I’ve grown the past couple of years.  One advantage of this … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2018

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Yesterday it was…

the Newton Park Horticultural Society‘s Annual show held at the local community church hall.  I was there all day helping and stewarding, and generally enjoying the event.  I also entered six classes which won four firsts, all vegetables, and two … Continue reading

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A happy Christmas!

One of the things that I like is receiving Christmas cards, which this year have included a hand-made one from New Zealand,  a round card showing a elegant wreath, one with a wonderful picture of a barn owl and another … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday 2017

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Most Sunday mornings…

I take a look round the plot then go on to the horticultural society trading shed.  It was noticeably chilly today so I didn’t linger except to admire plot neighbour Fran’s gorgeous chrysanthemums.     This morning I was officially … Continue reading

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