Tag Archives: Linda Truscott

Easy ways to better Gardening with Adam Pasco

The Gardeners’ Association were delighted to welcome the well-known and respected horticulturist Adam Pasco to June’s talk. Adam was the founding editor of Gardeners’ World magazine of which he edited for 22 years. Adam is the current editor of Waitrose … Continue reading

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Warden Abbey Vineyard – Janet Rose

In May we were pleased to welcome Janet Rose from Warden Abbey Vineyard, especially as she had brought samples of wine for us to taste. Vines were first planted at Warden Abbey in medieval times by the Cistercian Monks. They … Continue reading

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Clematis – Queen of Climbers – Carol & John Adams

On a very hot June evening we were pleased to welcome Carole Adams and her husband to talk to us about clematis.  Carole had the idea of starting a nursery in 1975 and three years later she opened her nursery … Continue reading

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Fascinating Falklands by Richard Revels – part 2

At our May meeting we were pleased to welcome back, at short notice, Richard Revels who continued with Part 2 of his illustrated talk on the Falkland Islands …

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Gods in the Garden

There was an excellent turnout of 57 people for our March meeting.  We were pleased to welcome Michael Brown, a horticultural lecturer specialising in garden history.  Michael gave us an insight into why statues were placed in gardens throughout history … Continue reading

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Colour in the Autumn Garden

There was an excellent turn out of 50 plus people at our October meeting and we were delighted to welcome some new members as well as those who attend regularly.  Roger Harvey from Harveys Garden Plants, a family run nursery, … Continue reading

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My Garden

The January meeting of the Gardeners’ Association, when members speak about their  own gardens, is always very well attended.  This year was no exception, over fifty people came to hear Roz Randall and Joanna Baxter present their gardens.  There were … Continue reading

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Wrest Park – 300 years of Garden History

On a chilly, windswept evening in November our spirits were lifted by our speaker Dr Twigs Way.  Twigs is a professional garden historian, researcher and author, well known to many members of the Gardeners’ Association.  For nearly 700 years the … Continue reading

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Gardens Worth Visiting – Roger Skipper

It is always a pleasure to welcome back Roger Skipper, our speaker on the 15th June.  Tonight he presented a slide show of gardens which he considered worth visiting; most of them were within 1-2 hours drive of Biddenham.  Roger … Continue reading

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The Modern Herbaceous Border – Aubrey Barker

At our March meeting we were pleased to welcome Aubrey Barker.  Aubrey runs the  Hopleys Nursery in Much Hadham Hertfordshire where a large range of perennials, shrubs, climbers, grasses and trees are grown, many of which are not widely available … Continue reading

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