Author Archives: Rosemary Harris

This Month in the Garden – November 2020

The quieter winter months are a good time for planning and carrying out a garden project.  Two projects that I am hoping to get done, with the help of one of my sons, are replacing broken glass in an old … Continue reading

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Lockdown Lettuces

Dear BGA member, We have been approached by scientists from Cranfield University, in collaboration with the University of Liverpool and Lancaster University, asking for participants to take part in a scientific study regarding growing lettuces … Participants will receive a … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – August 2020

Because the normal pattern of publication for the Loop is to put July and August together August does not generally get a gardening article to itself so this is its moment of glory; or perhaps not, as August isn’t one … Continue reading

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Alert – Poisonous Courgettes!

Last Saturday evening we sat down to what should have been a tasty dinner of fish pie, carrots and home-grown courgettes.  However as soon as we started eating, it was apparent there was something seriously wrong.  An incredibly unpleasant bitter … Continue reading

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Zoom Meeting for BGA Members (16th June)

Tuesday 16th June 2020 provided a “first” for Biddenham Gardeners Association – our first virtual meeting that is.  Who would have thought, this time last year, that we would be doing this.  At 7.30 pm thirty three members of the … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – June 2020

Apologies for the late publication of this June article – but as always,  it is worth publishing and reading! This month’s publication date of The Loop coincides with the traditional advice that the best date for trimming box topiary is Derby … Continue reading

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