CHADDESLEY CORBETT GARDENERS’ CLUB: In April Jim Almond brought our evening to life with his talk about life after snowdrops’. His photography is of the highest caliber and his presentation is relaxed and informative.

On May 11, 7.30-8pm Tamsin Westhorpe who writes for the Amateur Gardening magazine amongst others and is a director of Stockton bury Gardens in Herefordshire. Currently editor for the English Garden Magazine She is going to tell us about her life as a gardening editor.

Advance tickets for visitors -£5 inc a glass of wine or visitors .

Tickets can be purchased from Jan Ganley 01562 752271.

Places for our Outings on June 15 to Areley Hall in Cheshire and 29th July to Wyndcliffe Court and Dewstow Gardens, Contact Jean Smith 01527 861437.

What a wonderful month we are in with blossom and spring flowers spewing perfume and colour for our delight and Bees ‘supper’. Pests are beginning to enjoy the fruits of our labours so spray, spray and spray. One does not need to use expensive products try soapy water it will cope with many intruders.