Month: July 2017

50 Essential Perennials Every Garden Must Have!

Essential Perennials - Mountfitchet Garden Club

This was the title of our June meeting talk by Mr Paul Harrison talk. His garden, of over an acre, is filled with perennials that suit all positions – sun, shade, damp, dry and anything in between. Before the slide-show began members were given a list of the plants to be shown, with both the colloquial [Continue]

Garden Visit – extra details

Garden Visit – Wednesday 2nd August Mrs Judith Wlliam-Powlett’s Garden in Clavering. This information is for those of you joining us on this evening visit: Full Address: Piercewebbs, 40 Pelham Road, Clavering, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4PQ [googlemaps!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d2458.3149459638184!2d0.13743731571064552!3d51.964682779712895!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x47d886f6f2f31d9b%3A0x78ee4123a55a4c2e!2s40+Pelham+Rd%2C+Clavering%2C+Saffron+Walden+CB11+4PQ!5e0!3m2!1sen!2suk!4v1499417999941&w=800&h=600] The garden is location near the church, on the main B1038 road, facing Saville Close. We will be meeting at [Continue]

Autumn Coach Outing

SEATS ARE STILL AVAILABLE ON AUTUMN COACH OUTING: An outing has been organized on Saturday, 23rd September 2017. A morning visit to a private garden in Danbury before visiting the RHS Garden at Hyde Hall in the afternoon. The outing will coincide with with the Hyde Hall Heritage Plant Fair. If you would like to [Continue]

Club News for June 2017

“GROWING ROSES” was the subject of our June Meeting. Mrs Heather Horner told members how her late husband’s hobby had encouraged her to start breeding roses and how their son, Calvin, was continuing this family tradition. Patience and good record keeping is vital, as it takes many years, with many failures and rejects along the [Continue]