Category Archives: Spring

My favourite plants & shrubs by Colin Ward

We were pleased to welcome Colin Ward to our May meeting.  Colin is the owner of Swines Meadow Farm Nursery at Market Deeping.  The nursery is open to the public and specialises in rare plants and shrubs.  There is an excellent … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – May 2021

This has been a slow spring with much of April continuing cold and dry.  This has meant we have been able to enjoy the daffodils over an unusually long period but many things have been slow to get going and … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – April 2021

Making a garden attractive is not just about plants.  Major structures like paths and walls, pergolas, fencing and trellis all have a significant part to play.  On a smaller scale, ornaments of all sorts can add focal points, visual attractions … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – March 2021

As the weather warms up and Spring moves through its various phases, gardening will once again keep many of us busy and provide the stimulus and relaxation  that will keep us happy and fulfilled during lockdown.  The therapeutic benefits of … 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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Chairmans newsletter – May 2020

Dear Biddenham Gardeners’ Association member, We have seen some beautiful late Spring colours in the gardens and I hope you have been able to visit our Gallery of Members’ Photos. It must be one of the most inspiring photo galleries … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – May 2020

For a while now, the RHS has been running a campaign promoting the benefit of gardening for mental health and wellbeing for individuals and communities and the prolonged lock-down is bringing home to those of us lucky enough to have … Continue reading

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A message from our Chairman …

Dear BGA member, Despite these sad and difficult times, many people have found great pleasure in spending time in their gardens. We have enjoyed some wonderful spring colours. The magnolia blossom was beautiful. We have seen displays of daffodils, tulips, … Continue reading

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Biddenham Gardeners’ Association – Important Message

As new reports of Coronovirus (Covid-19) continue to develop along with Government advice to withdraw from social activities, the BGA Committee took the decision to cancel the Gardeners’ Question Time talk which was due to take place on Tuesday, 17th … Continue reading

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THIS MONTH IN THE GARDEN – April 20

It is very sad that the celebration of new life at Easter and in springtime that should be the main feature of this month is being dominated by the isolation, illness and fear associated with coronavirus. Many of you may … Continue reading

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