Category Archives: Winter

My Garden – 2020

We started our new Biddenham Gardeners’ Association year with an excellent turn out of members and visitors.  The “My Garden” talks, which we feature every January, are always very popular and this year was no exception.  Two very different gardens … Continue reading

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This Month In The Garden – December 2019/January 2020

Over the next couple of months there are likely to be quite a few days when the weather won’t be conducive to working out- of- doors. There are, however, plenty of jobs to keep you busy if you can get … Continue reading

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From Fields to Floribunda

At our November meeting we welcomed Alison Green.  Alison, who is a garden designer, took us on a journey of how she created her beautiful garden in North Enfield.  Her talk was interspersed by some very useful gardening and landscaping … Continue reading

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Plant Hunting in Eastern Anatolia by Timothy Walker

The title of the talk given by Timothy Walker at our meeting on 19 March was ″Plant Hunting In Eastern Anatolia″. Timothy is a former Director of the Oxford University Botanic Garden, a lecturer at several Oxford colleges and is also … Continue reading

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Flowers from the Farm – Home Grown Talent

On Tuesday 19th February we were pleased to welcome Rachelle Merrill who stepped in at very short notice when our scheduled speaker was unable to be with us.  Rachel and her husband run a family Christmas tree, foliage and flower … 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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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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My Garden – 2017

There was a good turnout in January for our first meeting of the year. Members enjoy looking at fellow members’ gardens and hearing about their horticultural challenges and successes. Two near neighbours who both live in Biddenham village had volunteered … Continue reading

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