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Meeting 5th July – Gardens of Surrey with Cherrill Sands

  Titsey Place (17th century) – this is the walled garden – is one of the gardens Cherrill Sands will discuss when she gives her talk on Gardens of Surrey.   From formal 17th century examples to pleasure grounds of the … Continue reading

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Meeting 7th June – Heathers talk by John Hall

 RHS Wisley Gardens are completely revamping their heather area – it all looks very exciting. Right is calluna vulgaris ‘Golden Feather’. Next meeting:  Thursday 7th June.  This will be a light hearted but informative talk about how heathers are produced.  Why you … Continue reading

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2018 Spring Grass Roots #33

I have added a spare page 1 again so that in a 2-page view you can see the articles as printed. Outline of Contents: Wildlife Growing Special Go Wild for Worms Getting Young People Growing NHS & RHS for Wellbeing … Continue reading

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Meeting Thurs 3rd May – Flower Arranging Demonstration

The eagle-eyed of you will have noticed that the normal email reminder contains the WRONG date!!  Sorry about that. However, here I confirm that our next meeting is on Thursday 3rd May. We start with a Plant Sale in the Car Park … Continue reading

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April meeting notes

Claire Brown brought plenty of herbs and was full of good advice on how to care for them. The recent cold and wet weather meant that the competition entries were down but well done to those members who were able … Continue reading

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15th March Rescheduled AGM meeting

There were enough members and the full Committee to hold the rescheduled AGM in the Community Room at the Rec. Tributes from Chris Gadd and Chris Parnell were followed by a minute’s silence observed in honour of Jon Read who … Continue reading

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5th April Meeting – Herbs for the Garden, Kitchen and Vase

Can’t you just smell the mint?! Herbs are a great addition to our gardens, adding colour, scent and an additional ingredient in our cooking. Claire Brown will talk through which ones are the most useful to you and how they can … Continue reading

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