Chalk streams

Chalk streams

Chalk streams are a characteristic and attractive feature of the Chilterns landscape. They are also a globally rare habitat, confined to north west Europe and to the UK in particular. In fact more than 85% of all the chalk streams in the world, are found in England....

November Garden Tips….

November Garden Tips….

Ahh,   November,  nothing more to do in the garden, just pull up the chair and read all the gardening books you bought during lockdown but never read. Far from it, there is still time to plant Tulips, even Daffodils ,clear out the pond, one can go on and on. With the...

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...