KG’s Cuttings

GARDEN VISIT 

Wednesday 14th August 2019 at Stone Allerton near Wedmore.  Meet there at 2.30.

Car sharing advised, limited parking.

£5 per person to be paid in advance please, in July.  Tea/coffee 50p plus cake or biscuits (to be agreed) extra, payable on the day.

   

One acre of garden which was originally a field 25 years ago.  Colour-themed mixed shrub and herbaceous borders, secret walk with shade-loving plants.  Pond and colourful rockery.  Semi-circular rose and allium bed surrounded by box hedge and pergola with climbing roses, clematis and pyracantha.  Vegetable potager with raised brick beds and pergola draped in rambling roses and clematis.  Productive greenhouse.

Are you interested and would like to book to go?  Please contact  Judith Stanford 01761 233045 or email judithstanford.ngs@hotmail.co.uk or pop along to our meeting on 10th July 2019 at 7.30.

_____________________________________________

The next talk is on Wednesday 10th July at 7.30 entitled In Praise of Apples’ given by Charlotte Popescu.

This is a talk with slides covering some of the most interesting varieties of apples, also includes the social history and folklore surrounding apples as well as information on pollination, diseases, cooking with apples, storage and the all important nutritional values.

Please don’t forget your flowering pot plant for our competition which will be judged by Charlotte.


Asian Hornets Local bee keepers are concerned about the threat to honey bees from Asian Hornets, a highly aggressive predator of native insects. For details and identification go to the NNHS website www.nonnativespecies.org/alerts/asianhornet and/or The British Beekeepers Association www.bbka.org.uk/faqs/identifying-asian-hornet