_NOW that 2012 is only four weeks away you can start planning your gardening year.
_Harrogate Spring Flower Show runs from April 26 to 29 – visit www.flowershow.org.uk to order tickets or call 01423 546157.
_There is the usual list of Royal Horticultural Society shows for you to consider and tickets are on sale online at www.rhs.org.uk/shows. RHS Chelsea Flower Show – May 22-26; BBC Gardeners’ World Live – June 13-17; RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show – July 3-8; RHS Tatton Flower Show – July 18-22.
_Queen Elizabeth 11’s Diamond Jubilee – the Woodland Trust is intending to plant six million trees across Britain to help celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012. Plans include 60 Diamond Woods and hundreds of smaller Jubilee Woodlands. To get involved as a group, a school or a family – or just to donate – visit www.woodlandtrust.org.uk or www.jubileewoods.org.uk
_If you have any dates for your shows or sales why not drop me a line at Graham’s 2012 Gardening Shows, Features, Huddersfield Daily Examiner, Pennine Business Park, Longbow Close, Bradley Road, Huddersfield, HD2 1GQ and I will let the rest of Huddersfield know in good time.