Herald - Issue 458

Page 58 • The HERALD • 30th May 2024 v THE NEXT HERALD IS OUT ON 20TH JUNE v ✿ DOWN THE GARDEN PATH ✿ • All types of trees expertly felled, topped & pruned • Stump Grinding • Hedges pruned & trimmed • Lawns Laid • Fencing & garden work • Rubbish Clearance • Patios & drives jet-washed • Patios & Drives resurfaced or replaced Registerd Waste Carrier Licence CBDU374716 H Fully Insured H Evening: 01794 522092 Daytime Mobile: 07511 863693 Email: treefellers@gmx.com All Aspects of Garden Work Undertaken • Driveways • Paving • Artificial Grass • Turfing • Decking • Fencing • Hedge Cutting • Landscaping Hythe Garden Contractors Family company established 1977 For a free quotation please call 023 8084 3556 or 023 8084 0378 Transforming the Hythe Ferry Garden Christine Bennett formally the Head gardener at the Healthy Haven has recently taken on a new project at the Hythe Ferry garden. She is volunteering to bring more colour and interest to the Ferry garden, and along with Ashleigh Mutimear and the men at Christine Bennett the Ferry they are transforming the garden. ey hope to enter this year’s Hythe in Bloom competition. Christine has been busy fundraising and holding plant sales. She has been busy working hard in the garden to make it a pleasure for all the Ferry users and the general public. It will be an asset to the village of Hythe. e Hythe Men’s shed are making some planters for the garden out of some pallets sourced by Christine. If you would like to make a donation to the Hythe Ferry garden, please hand in any donations to the Ferry o ce. Flower Arranging at the New Forest Show is year’s Flower arranging competition schedule at the New Forest & Hampshire County Show sees the introduction of some exciting new classes, when the Show returns later this year from 30th July to 1st August. Alongside some of the favourites, such as the Club Class and Novice Class, there are now classes that can be designed at home and brought into the show in their completed form on setup day. ey are table based designs, a petit and a Pave design plus a new class in the form of a hanging garland design. Another new class is ‘Steam Punk’ requiring the use of accessories along with the oral aspects to be incorporated in the creation. is show attracts many award winning oral designers, and also new competitors. ere is a class to suit all levels of expertise and creative talent. All are welcome to enter, and a warm and supportive atmosphere will await you on the fun lled setup day. Download the schedule from: www.newforestshow. co.uk/ ower-arrangement/ the closing date for entries is 30th June. Horatio’s Garden Woodlands Gardening Club meets on the second Tuesday of the month. Meetings start at 7.30pm at Netley Marsh Community Hall, Woodlands Road, Netley Marsh. eir next meeting takes place on Tuesday 11th June for a visit to Ordnance House, West Dean. On Thursday 9th July for a talk by Lucy orpe about Horatio’s Garden, Salisbury. Visitors are very welcome at £2.50; for more information about the club, call Susanna on: 023 8029 2953. A Wildlife Year in the New Forest Totton & District Gardeners Society’s next meeting will be on Wednesday 12th June for a talk by Marcus Ward titled ‘A Wildlife Year in the New Forest’. e meeting is held in the ree Score Club Hall, o Salisbury Road, Totton at 7.30pm. ey welcome visitors and new members. For more information contact them via their new website: tottongardeners.weebly.com or email: totton.gardeners@btinternet.com Wales, Northern Ireland and Guernsey, and raises impressive amounts of money for nursing and health charities through admissions, teas and cake. Hampshire & Isle of Wight NGS guides are available at e Herald O ce, there are a lot of gardens open across the county in the coming months. Pop into e Herald O ce to grab a guide or visit the NGS website for more information: ngs.org.uk National Garden Scheme Booklets National Open Gardens Scheme 2024 Every year the National Garden Scheme (NGS) gives visitors unique access to over 3,500 exceptional private gardens in England,