Month: July 2020

Owning an Allotment

Club member Anne has been really busy during lockdown and worked hard on her allotment.  She recently sent us these fantastic photos of her allotment. Stansted Parish Council established the Elms Farm allotments in January 2019 and Anne tells us that plot holders spent much of last year clearing ground and experimenting. “The majority of [Continue]

July Club News

Hope you are all keeping well and adjusting to Lockdown Life. Where has the time flown to this year – can’t believe its July already! Suspect you’ve all been keeping busy in the garden but remember to sit back, relax and enjoy the flowers, birds, butterflies, bees and the scents too – as the saying [Continue]

Beautiful Back Garden

Club member Pauline says her daughter and granddaughter have been helping her during the lockdown period.   She has sent us these wonderful photos of her garden. There are many different areas to the garden, with lots of lovely and unusual plants and she’s also encouraging the growing vegetables. She said she’ll send some more. Pauline says [Continue]

A chance do those small jobs during Lockdown

Our Club Chair, Maralyn, and her husband Paul, have been very busy over the lockdown period putting new floor in their greenhouse and growing Tomatoes,Peppers and Cucumber. Another lockdown job completed is the construction of some raised beds – adding some cat prevention measures too!  The yellow flower is Phlomis – the bees love it.