Ian Neale brought us marrows and courgettes for the box’s. He prepared a special feed and helped us dig and plant the vegetables whilst social distancing. Vegetables are free to all residents when ready to harvest perhaps you could send in some pictures and recipes of what you do with them ready for next years Wales in bloom.
Earlier in the year the planters looked great with their centres filled with wallflowers supplied by Ian and a border of spring flowers. Now Wyn has been busy revitalising those at the entrance to Pencoed Lane. She writes - ' I have done the planters at the entrance, of Pencoed Lane.. This year we are focusing on bees and insects, I have bought hardy seeds instead because of the garden centre situation. Nasturtiums-Empress of India, which are bright red and also Ladyb
Ian has kindly donated sunflowers to brighten up the hamlet and it has been suggested that anyone interested is welcome to have some. Please message If you are interested. If they could be planted where they can be seen by others that would be great. firstname.lastname@example.org
Just when you thought there was only one Castle in the area another pops up Just one of a whole family buried in the churchyard over the road.
An explanation:- Site Description The alleged site of Bishton Castle lies on a natural platform that projects southwards from ground overlooking a small river valley in which lies the village of Bishton. The platform, the outer scarp of which is about 5m high, slopes to the south and is characterised by an undulating surface. No earth
I’m having problems with bugs as well. The spider is cheating, it’s supposed to be a Golden Orb, but as yet the gold paint hasn’t arrived. You just can’t trust the post. This part of the garden is a cross between’The wild garden and the history garden. The wild garden speaks for itself, the history part needs some explanation. Over time as a result of the history of the land, when I dig over any part of the garden I dig up part of its history. There used to be three industria
In our third issue of the Blooming Brilliant News, we'll continue to showcase some of the wonderful things going on in communities across the UK. The above picture was sent to us by a school in Greater London who have built a wonderful rainbow garden. More on them below! Remember, you can continue to share your own stories with us by emailing us at email@example.com and we will continue to share as much of it as possible in our newsletters and over on our Community Garde
Thoughts after weeks of lockdown Well life has got so boring I’m down to photographing the red beetles having a great time without the worries of covid19- although it might be short lived if I value my lilies ! I’m checking that the water lilly leaves are showing and I’m photographing static terracotta cats , metal birds, dragonflies and that green crocodile! I’m watching the birds, bees and other insects at work and checking out that the spiders webs are up to code! I’m
During the last few weeks Sarah has been compiling a cook book to help raise funds for Tenovus Cancer Care. It is now available! and she thanks everyone who contributed to it. Sue Rayment and Marion Smith are among those featured. If you are interested it can be purchased by clicking on the link below. The price does not include shipping but if there are several in the hamlet who would like one just contact Janet on janet.myers3@sky,com and a bulk order will eliminate the p
As all churches are currently closed you can go on line at magorministryarea.org.uk to access services/sermons/reflections and other updates at this difficult time Telephone contact can also be made on 01633 882266. Take care Hilary