Archive for November, 2014

Thriving again

The RHS yet again awarded the group a Thriving rating for 2104 (4 out of 5).

IYN 2014 Certificate

IYN 2014 Certificate












Notable comments from the judges were:

– getting the boundary planting established

– amount of produce we had grown

– the tea bed

– having more compost bins

– supporting others and sharing our knowledge

Areas for development:

– more companion planting

– adding a welcome sign to the plot

– encourage more composting

– encourage efficient water usage


Winning way with sunflowers

Monika and the kids have managed to grow the tallest sunflower for the annual parish sunflower competition. Claire and Monika attended an award ceremony at the parish office to collect the certificate.

The sunflower measured 3.1 metres.

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