17 September, 2019

Garden Notes – Seedlings

Garden Club The Villager

I welcome self seeders in the garden. The forget-me-nots do a great job of hiding all the weeds until I can deal with them and provide early colour. The foxgloves always seed themselves in just the right places. Others receive a mixed reception. Alchemilla mollis is such a useful plant that fits into any colour scheme and always looks good. It is easy to dig up but annoying in paving cracks. Ever since I planted the white geranium pratense and the stripey ‘Mrs Kendall Clark’ I have these tall bushy geraniums in all shades of blue and ...

17 September, 2019

Bentworth Care Group

Care Group The Villager

Care Group members on duty for medical appointments in October are: Susie Greenwood 563326; Wendy Young 562247; Gillian Baird 560243 The next Care Group meetings will be Monday 30th September and Monday 4th November both at 10.30am at Walnut Tree Barn. ...

17 September, 2019

Farm Diary

The Villager

Thanks for the many responses to my September article – it is great to know that many do read my notes and they are apparently informative. Rainfall – 2019 is very much an average rainfall year with decent amounts falling every month. August was 69 mm (2.8 ins) with a wet spell between 6th and 19th. The 12 month rolling total is a normal 989 mm (40 ins). The driest month so far in 2019 was January 35mm (1.4 ins) and the wettest June 131mm (5.3 ins) – probably not what many would expect. ...

17 September, 2019

17th Annual Abbey Lecture – 11th October 2019

Church The Villager

The subject: “Freeing the incarcerated from prisons of their own making” chosen by our Lecturer Canon Alan Hodgetts OSB Obl. Let us go, sit in our cell… …and our cell will teach us everything ...

17 September, 2019

Bentworth Harvest Picnic – Friday 11th October

Events The Villager

Welcome drink upon arrival Dinner will be provided Please bring your own drinks, glasses, plates and place settings Don’t be shy! There is no need to book an entire table as there will be communal tables accommodating everyone who wants to come. ...

17 September, 2019

Bentworth Parish Council Meeting Minutes – September 2019

Meetings Minutes Parish Council

The minutes of the meeting of Bentworth Parish Council held on 5th September 2019 are available to download.

17 September, 2019

Julian Meetings

Church The Villager

Our Julian meetings are now held on a Monday, once a month, at 8pm. The change of day may make it easier for others to join us – if you would like to you would be very welcome; please contact Gay Howard 565993, or email julian@howard.nildram.co.uk.; or myself on 01420 562126. ...

25 August, 2019

Bentworth Garden Club

Garden Club The Villager

The next Garden Club meeting is on Tuesday 17th September at 7.30pm in the Jubilee Hall, when John Baker will tell us about Delightful Dahlias. Do come. ...