Category: News

Autumn Club News Update

Autumn Walks

What a strange year 2020 has turned out to be – since March our gardens and the act of gardening has been a vital source of solace to many. Over the spring and summer months gardens have been tended, flower borders have burst with colourful plants and shrubs and those growing vegetables for the first time enjoying [Continue]

September Club News Update

It doesn’t seem possible that we are now officially in Autumn – the spring and summer seem to have flown by and we have all been living with the Covid-19 virus for over six months now! Hopefully you have kept well and have been able to get out into your gardens and allotments and made [Continue]

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.

Transition to Summer

We are delighted to have been sent these wonderful photos, from our club member Gilly, showing her garden’s transition to roses. As you can see she has been very busy during the Lockdown period. If you have been working hard in your garden, then please do send us your photos for us to display on [Continue]

June Club News Update (Covid-19)

It has been a very strange few months for the world, one which many of us did not expect to see. And I’m sure many of you have been especially affected as you have been told to stay home and stay safe! When I wrote in March no-one had any idea how things would evolve [Continue]

Club Christmas

Our December meeting was a fun evening, followed by our annual bring and share Christmas supper. Back by popular demand was the beetle game. A sedate start, whilst newcomers learnt the rules, quickly changed to frantic throwing of dice followed by cheers as a six was finally thrown. The groans grew louder as beetle was [Continue]