You don’t have to keep growing in your veg patch over autumn and winter. Give it and yourself a rest. Pull up old plants and compost them. Top beds with well rotted manure or compost and cover with black polythene for lovely warm soil next growing season or sow green manure seeds ready to dig in next Spring to add nutrients to the soil.
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If you love to potter about in your garden, learning how to make plants grow, it’s even more fun when you are part of a group of passionate gardeners who unite to trade information, swap stories, and give each other a hand.
We meet on the 4th Wednesday during the winter months, with visits in the summer ones, at a variety of times including weekends & weekdays.
Why not think about coming along to join us?
Membership is just £10 per year.
Note: Non-members will be most welcome to all our meetings
for a payment of £3 on the door.
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- See what questions others have – perhaps you can help them out.
Our core group members (pending elections at the AGM in May) are:
Report from our most recent Event
Recent Garden Club member, Val, very kindly offered to open her garden for the September Asby Gardening Club event, as the planned open garden for that weekend had to be postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. Little did we realise what a treat was in store. Val’s garden is an absolute delight with such a variety of differing areas, all equally interesting, colourful & wonderfully stunning, the plant list is extensive. Val had prepared her garden beautifully, it’s quite a challenge to open in late September.
There seemed to be limitless different areas to enjoy in the garden, from the courtyard with flowering hanging baskets & chimney pots plus areas planted with perennials like lavender & fuschias, to the kitchen garden where every fruit (the raspberries & apples were looking great) & every vegetable you could imagine was, or had been, grown this season, plus companion planting of ‘friendly’ plants like calendulas, nasturtiums & sweet peas to encourage insects - all plants looking glorious & healthy.
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