Project to benefit All

Project to benefit All

SARRATT COMMUNITY GARDEN The garden behind the shop is a big space which has been used for very different purposes over the years. Given the central role the shop plays in village life we have put together a small group who wish to create a Community Garden. This will...

Sarratt Parakeets….

Sarratt Parakeets….

Just recently, in fact the last few days a new flock has been swooping and screeching over the fields and trees of the Church end of Church lane.  They are pretty and fun to watch but I thought they lived in Hampstead! It seems Sarratt is now the new place to fly. I...

Community Garden Project … progress!!

Community Garden Project … progress!!

All hands to the deck, or should we say all hands to the dig??  One thing is for sure, many hands make light work and fun for all! Even if it is raining cats and dogs... The community garden project has come on leaps and bounds this week. The before and after photos...

October Garden hints

October Garden hints

Is there an upside to Covid19?    Yes, one of which is a growing appreciation of the great outdoors.  Also gardening, in all its forms is having a renaissance! It has been a good growing year so far and there are plants that can still be planted for Christmas and the...

The River Chess – Pollution solutions …

The River Chess – Pollution solutions …

Interesting timing of this press release!! The day of our Community meeting to address these issues! Good News!!   Press Release River Chess Association Established 2009 Affinity Announces turning off the Pumps Affinity Water have ended abstraction from their two...

Our River Chess – Pollution and Solution

Our River Chess – Pollution and Solution

I am pleased to announce that the Sustainability director of Thames Water has agreed to attend a public meeting to be held in the village hall on the evening of Friday 25 September at 7.00. Also Phil Williams (Three Rivers Councillor responsible for environmental...

Top tips for your September garden

Top tips for your September garden

Hello! Now September is with us keep picking and preserving (freeze, bottle, jam, etc.) all the delicious products you grew during the year. As the plants go over, dig up and burn any infected ones, the rest go into the compost bin. Keep making layers of grass and...

August top tips for the garden …

August top tips for the garden …

August is usually the lie back and enjoy month in the garden. This year however most crops are ready for picking and storing, even blackberries are ready!    Should make for an easier Winter though. If you have not completed summer pruning, cut all leaders back by...

Flowers at Chenies Manor

Flowers at Chenies Manor

 Chenies Manor House update. We are hard at work with preparations at Chenies Manor House and aim to open our Gardens in mid-July. The exact date is yet to be confirmed, so please keep your eyes open for details on our website https://www.cheniesmanorhouse.co.uk/  and...