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NEXT MEETING

No meetings in December or January.

Next meeting will be a planning meeting at Brenda’s at 12.30 on 11th Feb 2019.

Meetings – 10am on the 2nd Monday of the month in Coffeesmith, opposite the Langdale Hall.

Our new beds are outside Coffeesmith.

The beds on Welch Way have been taken back by the coucil for their own schemes.

 

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June 2018

Working on the beds by Langdale Hall.

 

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May 2018

Going to the new beds with rhubarb.

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at Cogges Manor Farm

On Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2018

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April 2018

Planting the new bed by Coffeesmiths.DSC_0013

Our new beds

By Langdale Hall, opposite Coffeesmiths. The council have done their spring planting in one bed and cleared the other ready for us.DSC_0008DSC_0009

Meeting 12th March 2018

Jane attended Witney in Bloom meeting. Our new beds are now ready, dug over & manured. The council will give us bedding plants. Brenda will find out what sort. They will also mount a water butt.

Long side bed approx. 8 metres long & north facing: Chard, beetroot, chilli peppers, strawberries. Also lavender, trailing rosemary & curry plants. Christine has a possible bay tree that would look good in the corner in front of the water butt.

The big bed will need approx. 12 stepping stones to facilitate weeding etc Runner beans & French climbing beans to go along the wall. Canes needed. Groups of sunflowers (Jane), sweat peas (Brenda) & dwarf beans (Caroline), Helen has a blackcurrant bush for the middle, chard & lettuce (Christine). Brenda has sown peas & broad beans & tomatoes, rhubarb in shady corner, camomile along the edge. Raddish & carrots to be sown directly.

The possibility of meeting alternate weeks during the summer was raised.

New Beds by Landgale Hall, opposite Coffeesmith.img096.jpg

December 2017

The council are, hopefully, giving us a couple of beds near Langdale Hall. Here they are in their ‘ before’ look.DSC_0002_1DSC_0001_2