Category Archives: Summer

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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BGA – July 2020 Zoom mtg

On 21 July we held our second distanced meeting using Zoom. Paula Church, our secretary, hosted the meeting and the speakers were our Chair, Paul Fricker and a former Chair, Peter Carter. Most of us had never heard of Zoom … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – July 2020

Many of us living in Biddenham during the period of Lockdown are lucky enough to have a garden and what a boon that has been!  Two months of lovely sunny dry weather was an added bonus and a garden and … 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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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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This Month In The Garden – September 2019          

August was the month of the big wind. Most people probably avoided major damage but there was enough to stir things up in the garden. Some of my dahlias were spoiled and I just got to the vegetables in time … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – June 2019

At last my front and back lawns are looking like continuous areas of mown grass rather than a random mixture of grass and patches of bare earth.  In April I loosened the soil in all the bare patches, sowed lawn … Continue reading

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Biddenham Show 2018

The 2018 Biddenham Show will be held on Sunday, September 9th St James’ Primary School & Village Hall, Main Road, Biddenham – 12 noon – 4pm  Please see full details at www.biddenhamshow.org

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This Month In The Garden – July & August 2018

When misfortune strikes we often say that life isn’t fair. One of my dahlias must be feeling like this at the moment … Last year I ordered five new dahlia mini-plants and they arrived in April. I potted them up … Continue reading

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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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