Beginning a new series of gardening advice from Paul Narkwell of Quaymount Nurseries.
When someone suggested I write a gardening page for the Village Pump I wondered what to call it. Notes from the Nursery jumped to mind, but as I thought about what to write it became clear that I, along with all of the staff at Quaymount Nurseries, are passionate about the plants we grow.
An appeal for the locations of mistletoe in Norfolk
Norfolk Wildlife Trust would appreciate your help in promoting our Mistletoe survey. The survey will begin at the end of November 2007 and be completed by the end of December. If you feel able to include one of the articles below in your parish magazine/newsletter or website we would be very grateful. We have produced three different sized articles; hopefully one of these will be of suitable size for your newsletter.
Our monthly snippet from Boughton
DOING THE KNOWLEDGE
As a relative newcomer to Boughton I still have a fair bit of ground to make up on the familiarisation front. Hopefully, as Boughton Home Watch administrator, that’s what I will be doing very shortly! I will be on ‘walkabout’ (with or without dog) so if I appear down your lane or at the end of your garden – don’t panic: I’ll be getting to know the lie of the land.
Some more definitions from graham’s imaginary dictionary
PERPLEX – What a purple chicken lays
SUFFOCATION – Indoctrination into Suffolk’s ways
CONDOM – Imprisoned Portuguese priest
SUPERB – Soup made from sage, thyme, etc.
A heartfelt complaint from a local resident regarding inconsiderate dog owners.
My husband and I have been reading “The Pump” since we settled here over five years ago. Over that time there have been a wide variety of articles, letters, etc. referring to the behaviour of some of our “not so social” residents. It is with this in mind that I wish to address an issue that I find quite “disgusting!”