This was the topic of Mr Andrew Sankey’s talk in November. “Rethinking” is very different from “redesigning” where you start with a blank canvas. Using examples from his own and his mother’s garden members were shown how little by little an area in a garden can be altered so that the right plant grows in the right [Continue]
On the 25th April Mountfitchet Garden Club will be hosting another Flower Arranging display evening at the Forest Hall School in Stansted Mountfitchet. This event is always popular and further details will be published soon, so for the time-being please put this date in your diary.
Dr Ian Bedford – Head of Entomology at the John Innes Centre in Norfolk was our Club’s Guest Speaker in October. Ironically his planned computerised talk “got a bug” so “Plan B” was put into operation and members were told about “Garden Bugs – Good and Bad”!! After explaining his job and showing how the [Continue]
Darren Lerigo gave a talk to our group in September on “Diluted – the importance of water in the garden”. He has found that gardening in Essex, one of the driest areas of the UK with its lower rainfall and the strong, drying winds was a challenge! With so many patios, drives, new buildings etc, a lot of rainwater [Continue]