1 Holmfirth Civic Society Gardeners’ Question Time – put October 20 in your diary and come along to the Holmfirth Civic Hall on Huddersfield Road for 7.30pm where you will find yours truly answering all your gardening questions in a Gardeners’ Question Time evening. The room is limited to 120 people so get there early. There will be a raffle and tea and biscuits at half time. Entry is £3 per head for those who are not Civic Society members and the evening will also be helping to raise funds for the Forget Me Not Childrens’ Hospice. For more information call Margaret Hinchliffe on 01484 683242.
2 Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee – the Woodland Trust are intending to plant new forest areas across Britain to help celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee in 2012. Their plans include 60 Diamond Woods and hundreds of smaller Diamond Woodlands across Britain with six million trees. To get involved as a community group, school or a family visit www.jubileewoods.org.uk
3RHS Garden Harlow Carr – the kitchen garden area at our regional RHS garden near Harrogate has recently been extended to reflect the current interest in home-grown produce and sustainable ways of growing it. Visit www.rhs.org.uk/harlowcarr or have a day out and visit the garden to see for yourself.