Category Archives: Summer

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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This Month in the Garden – July & August 2017

One of the joys of summer gardening is to be out there working early on a beautiful summer morning and ‘early’ for me means between five and six. With the sun shining and the birds singing this is a magical … Continue reading

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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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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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