The meeting on Tuesday 20th Feb at Roughton Parish Hall welcomed a new Chair, Carmita Booth, and a few changes were put to members:
1. Seating arrangements: Chairs to face to narrow side wall with a centre aisle, hopefully to give speakers a more manageable audience and the hard of hearing able to be closer to the speaker at the front.
2. Earlier start time from 8.00pm to 7.30pm to make the finish time earlier.
3. Spreading the word to get more members, particularly men to be encouraged to attend! We have a diversity of speakers with interesting topics e.g. last year we had an author from Louth, a criminal lawyer from Sheffield and a talk about Chatsworth House. Continue reading →
“Green Synergy, a community gardening charity, are hosting their next free Grow How Forum on Thursday 16th November between 1 and 3pm. at St Swithins Community Centre, Croft Street, Lincoln, LN2 5AX. Refreshments will be provided. For more information and to book your place please contact Green Synergy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01522 533077.
The Forum will include a talk from Sage Gardener on the theme of “This month in the garden…….”. This will then be followed by a hands on practical activity where everyone can get their hands dirty. All equipment will be provided, people simply need to turn up full of energy and enthusiasm. Continue reading →
A few weeks ago Kirkby on Bain school pupil Chloe Dobbs was declared the winner of the Wolds View Garden Centre flag competition at a special unveiling ceremony and morning tea along with her family and friends, Mayor Bill Aron, garden centre manager Ken Dawson and the Wolds View garden centre staff. The competition was to design a flag which best represents the centre’s new name.
As well as seeing her winning design made into a flag, Chloe was awarded a £500 voucher to spend on plants or equipment for her school garden. Head Teacher at Kirkby on Bain Primary School was jubilant: “Everyone at the school is very proud of Chloe’s achievement and we’re thrilled to see her winning design brought to life,”Continue reading →
“If you’re looking for a relaxing way to spend a Sunday afternoon locally, why not visit our open garden on Sunday June 26th, 2 – 5 pm, right here in Kirkby on Bain! We can be found at the end of the village nearest to the gravel pits; we are the 4th house from the end – you will see a yellow NGS sign to the garden. Parking is next door in our neighbour’s field.
Admission is £3, children are free, and there will be teas and delicious cakes and cream teas served! Continue reading →
Yesterday I spent an hour or so checking out the latest public notices. As research goes it was a very pleasant task, in the pre-spring sunshine, and I got the distinct impression that Woodhall Spa is waking up from the winter.
The Woodhall Spa and District Gardening Association is leading the way with three upcoming treats for the horticulturally inclined: