Archives for July 2014

Hidden Aspects of Alton’s Trees

We ventured out on a guided walk with Alton's Tree Warden, Jim Dickinson, on a lovely evening on 21 July 2014 and started in the Community Centre car park.  About 20 of us turned up and Jim started with the enormous weeping willow opposite the Library. He pointed out that the roots of the ... Read more

Visit to the Armstrong Garden

We visited Martin and Sue Armstrong's garden on Kings Hill, Beech on Wednesday evening 2 July, 2014 and it was a beautiful warm, sunny evening.  They had laid on wine and nibbles for us and also the most glorious cup cakes - carrot cake flavoured - about 20 of us turned up and scoffed the lot.  We ... Read more

Hanging Hostas, Lindford

We visited the Hanging Hostas garden at "Narra", Frensham Lane in Lindford on 30 June 2014 - a very threatening, grey afternoon. We were lucky not to be rained on and 16 of us gathered at the Village Hall car park and went in several cars.  The owner, John Baker, met us and showed us round his ... Read more