May 2019

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB
June visit - Thurs. 13th. June - Swann’s Nursery Bromeswell - Cars Green 6.15pm , or assemble 7.00pm.

May visit - for our May visit we were guests of Material Change, Recycling and Renewable Energy whose site is in the midst of the picturesque village of Creeting St. Mary. The company offers a diverse range of waste management solutions whether it’s waste recycling , composting or anaerobic digestion. The company started business in 2007 and now operates compost sites, processing over 175000 tonnes per annum. Read More...

April 2019

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

May visit - Thurs. 9th. May – Material Change Compost Recycling Centre at Watering Farm, Jacks Green Road, Creeting St. Mary,
Note this is an afternoon visit, we leave the green at 1.15 pm or assemble at 2.00 pm.
We can only accommodate those members who have booked for this visit. Contact Jenny if you need a lift – 448571.

April meeting - before the meeting Brian paid tribute to Ralph Mowles, club founder member, who died recently.

Know what to do if a swarm of bees turns up and parks in your garden or allotment plot? Well, husband and wife bee keepers, Chris and Marion Stevens our speakers for the evening had the answers, contact a local bee keeper who will be happy to come and take possession of the intruders or phone police 101 or contact Suffolk Bee Keepers Assn.
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March 2019

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB
March meeting - Thurs. 14th. March , 7.30pm Village Hall ‘ Roses’ with Ray Martin, Felixstowe Hort. Society

February meeting
For our February meeting we welcomed back Dr. Ian Bedford whose illustrated talk was entitled ‘Companion Planting for a Balanced Garden.
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February 2019

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

February meeting - Thurs. 14th. Feb. 7.30pm. Village Hall - Dr. Ian Bedford
‘ Companion Planting for a Balanced Garden ‘

Christmas meeting –
The Christmas meeting in the church hall took the form of a quiz enjoyed by a good number of members and guests. There were the usual refreshments and thanks to all who supplied the delicious
eats There was a grand draw which raised £99 for club funds and we thank all who donated draw prizes.

January meeting - ‘Minsmere - A Volunteer’s View’ - Val and Alan Bourne.
Minsmere is a nature reserve on the East Suffolk coast owned and managed by the RSPB. The 1000 hectare site has been managed by the RSPB since 1947 and covers areas of reed, grass land,wet grass land, heath, woodland and shingle vegetation. Visiting birds include avocets, bearded tits, bitterns, marsh harriers and little egrits who, as a result of global warming in the last 30 years, can now be seen on the site. Read More...

Dec/Jan 2018/19

KIRTON AND FALKENHAM GARDENERS CLUB

Christmas meeting - Thurs. 13th. December 7.30 pm Church Hall.

November meeting – Sarah Cook - National Plant Collection of Iris ( Sir Cedric Morris Introductions).
Cedric Morris was best known as an artist and ran an art school with his partner Lett Haines in East Anglia from 1930 to his death in 1982. Read More...