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We think that plant breeders really have created a little marvel with this one and have just planted three of them in the Gardening for Health gardens. Designed for the…
Our Successful Seed Sowing presentation was the choice of the Carlisle U3A Gardening Group on Monday 18th March. Held at the wonderful new Cumbria Wildlife Trust facility to a group…
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We are always on the lookout for something new in the seed and plant catalogues and whilst browsing the Organic Gardening catalogue I noticed Dandelion seeds in the herb section.…
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On a sunny, warm first weekend in June we visited Gardening Scotland 2016. Held at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, this show is often a go to place for…
Gardeners are being asked to be vigilant to help stop the spread and identify areas affected by Aquilegia downy mildew. Carrie Thomas, who held the only two National Plant Collections…
Brampton Community Garden in Cumbria are looking for more volunteers. If you have been toying with the idea growing your own fruit and vegetables but have been put off by…
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Bothel Gardening Club,
On behalf of Bothel Gardening Club thank you very much for coming to speak to us on Tuesday evening. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed your presentation on Winter Treasures and hopefully we may see you back here again with another of your talks.
Successful Seed Sowing
U3A Gardening Group,
“Just writing to say how much we all enjoyed your visit last week.”
Member A – “Thank you for a wonderful talk. I went home and put some seeds in and they are already coming through”
Member B – “Very inspirational”
Vertical/Raised Bed Gardening
Solway Gardening Society,
A huge thank you for the wonderful talk at Bowness on Solway. Your slides were lovely and we all learned a lot. I do hope you will be able to come and talk to us again the future.
Daslton Gardening Club,
Thank you so much for a really delightful talk last night, full of sensible information and suggestions and with beautiful photographs. Also it was just the right length!
Everyone enjoyed it and you have certainly given me pause for thought before I chop down any more plants for the winter.
It was good to meet you and I hope you will be able to come to our Club again in the not too distant future.