Category Archives: Summer

Clematis – Queen of Climbers – Carol & John Adams

On a very hot June evening we were pleased to welcome Carole Adams and her husband to talk to us about clematis.  Carole had the idea of starting a nursery in 1975 and three years later she opened her nursery … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – June 2017

For many people June is the highlight of the gardening year. Maintaining a succession of colour throughout the year is one of the great challenges for the ornamental gardener but most of us can  manage a good display in June. … Continue reading

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Biddenham Show 2016

The 2016 Biddenham Show was held on Sunday 11th September – the warm sunny weather continuing into mid September ensuring another excellent attendance, and entries across all categories …   and Click for category entries on flickr

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Biddenham Gardeners Association AGM – 2016

The AGM of the Biddenham Gardeners was held on 19th July with 35 members in attendance. The Chair’s report referred to a varied and attractive programme of meetings and outings with an average meeting attendance of 40. The treasurer reported … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – July/August 2016

Last month I wrote about the lack of wildlife in the garden.  Just to prove me wrong, nature made a bit of a come-back immediately afterwards and I saw a little frog in the fruit cage and another in the … Continue reading

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The Gardens at York Gate – Andrew Mikolajski

The speaker at our June meeting was Andrew Mikolajski on the subject of The Gardens at York Gate, Leeds. Andrew is a gardening author, lecturer and speaker and is currently a horticultural advisor for a new edition of the RHS … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – June 2016

Where has all the wild life gone ?  One of the big attractions of a garden is to provide food and shelter for birds and animals, insects and pond life so that we can do them a good turn and … Continue reading

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This Month in the Garden – September 2015

It seems that many parts of the country have had a wet summer but we certainly haven’t. It has been one of the driest years I can remember and I have spent a lot of time with the hose. It … Continue reading

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Biddenham Gardeners Association AGM – 2015

The twenty-fifth Annual General Meeting of the Biddenham Gardeners’ Association was held in the Village Hall on 21st  July 2015. The Chairman’s Annual Review, the Secretary’s report and the treasurer’ report were received. The balance carried forward at the end … Continue reading

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BGA Outing to Broughton Grange

On 16th July, 29 members and friends of Biddenham Gardeners Association visited Broughton Grange Gardens near Banbury, Oxfordshire.  Our first stop was the Saye & Sele Arms in the village of Broughton for lunch and refreshments, followed by a short … Continue reading

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