Category Archives: A good cause

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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Give it some welly!

On Wednesday, 20th September the gardening charity Thrive that I support is having a mass fundraising event Wear your Wellies to Work  Day. The idea is to swap your shoes for wellies for the day and wear them to work, … Continue reading

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It was the 2017…

Newton Park Horticultural Society‘s Annual Show yesterday where I was helping, stewarding and showing after an absence of some years.  It was again held at the local Roxeth Community Church which I’ve not been to before, and have to agree … Continue reading

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Thrive Open Gardens

Earlier this year Sandy at Thrive emailed me asking if I would be happy to answer some questions regarding various aspects of the charity from a supporter’s point of view. I was but rather than reply by email she phoned … Continue reading

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A Merry Christmas!

This is Thrive‘s  Gardener’s Friend Christmas card that I bought and sent to family and friends this year.   is the leading charity in the UK that uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people who … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday 2016

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