Category Archives: Photos

What do I do with this Space?

At our September meeting there was a very good turn out to welcome Darren Lerigo from Essex who set about answering this question.  But before he did so he passed round a box of what looked like sweets, but not … Continue reading

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My Garden – 2019

This year, at our meeting on 15th January, our speakers  on the subject “My Garden” were two BGA members; Liz Hurford and Rosemary Harris. Liz spoke about her garden in Church End and Rosemary talked about her garden in Nodders … Continue reading

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Snowdrops for Nurses / Pavenham, Bedford MK43 7PD

Two gardens on the High Street – open for the National Garden Scheme raising money for Macmillan and Marie Curie Nurses February 3rd, 23rd and 24th  1.00 – 4.oopm         Click for the link to the NGS website … Continue reading

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Antiques Roadshow at Helmingham Hall – 31st August 2018

Those BGA members that visited Helmingham Hall on the 17th June 2015 will have the opportunity to ‘revisit’ this fabulous House and its gardens. For those that didn’t, this is an opportunity to see it from the comfort of your … Continue reading

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The Art of Tree Moving

The subject of our meeting on 17th April was The Art of Tree Moving. The speaker was Deric Newman who is the General Manager of Civic Trees a company which specialises in moving mature trees. The scale of their activities, the … Continue reading

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Acers – Care and Cultivation of Acer Palmatum

The speaker at our February meeting was one of our own members, Joanna Baxter, who gave us a fully illustrated and beautifully presented talk on the cultivation and care of Acer Palmatum. There are 128 species of Acers, or maples, … Continue reading

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My Garden – 2018

At  our first meeting of the year we were welcomed into the garden of Kathy and Paul Fricker.  They have lived in Biddenham since 1991 and their gardens, both back and front, have evolved since that time.  The changes to … Continue reading

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Biddenham Show 2017

The 2017 Biddenham Show was held on Sunday 10th September – despite overcast and blustery conditions,  the event was well attended  … click here for photos on flickr

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BGA Outing to Deene Park

On Tuesday, 4th July, 33 members and associates of the BGA partook in a coach outing to Deene Park in Northamptonshire.  Grade 1 listed Deene Park is the ancestral and current home of the Brudenell family.  The house dates back … Continue reading

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Fascinating Falklands – Richard Revels

Members came to our meeting on 21 February expecting to hear a talk on Warden Abbey Vineyard by Jane Markham but what they got was a visual feast of birdlife in the Falkland Islands. Jane was unable to come to … Continue reading

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