Community garden news

Community garden news

Nature Blog – Community Garden As we come into 2021, the Community Garden is looking beautifully prepared and inviting. Fabulous volunteers have created beds for veg, flowers and fruit, with woodchip paths in between. We sowed a green manure –‘phacelia’ to keep hold...

January 2021 Garden hints

January 2021 Garden hints

New year, new day, new restrictions, except we can still get out into the garden, well, when the weather allows!! So, continue to stock up on seeds and plants, or at least put them on order.  Early potatoes are in garden centres now, so do not delay. At the end of the...

River Chess Alert

River Chess Alert

The River Chess is again very polluted and may have a real detrimental effect effect on human and animal health. Such a disaster and outrage that this keeps happening.  

December garden tips

December garden tips

Why we celebrate New Year on January 1st has always puzzled me.  The solstice is on (usually) the 21st of  December (and winter does not start till the 21 December anyway) after which the days get longer.  That is all plants are concerned with, longer days and warmth...

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...