I blame it on the weather!

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It’s such a gardener’s “thing” to blame the weather for almost everything. “Too dry! Too wet! Too windy! Too cold!” But, both this year and last, these complaints were and are absolutely true. The recent rainfall should have helped a little although if there was a class for bindweed and ground elder I know that […]


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EXCITING NEW SHOW CLASSES FOR EVERYONE If you missed the Rye Flower and Veg show last year, then you missed a treat.  With hundreds of entries the Community Centre was awash with a marvellous selection of locally grown fruit, vegetables and home baking, not to mention a great display of handicrafts and photography. The show […]

There’s sweeping the board, then there’s sweeping the board!

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One of the best things about the annual horticultural show in Rye is the ultra-friendly competitiveness. The overall winner of the Tate Trophy and Banksian Medal together with other awards was Rye resident Pat Wightwick, who produced a stunning display of vegetables, flowers and home baking.  But whilst Pat scored highly and won best entry […]