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Spring 2016

Helping Barrow to blossom in 2016!!


Have you been gazing out of your window wondering if spring is here, been & gone, or if it’s yet to come? After, Gertrude and Henry we currently have storm Imogen causing mayhem – I wonder what letter of the alphabet we’ll have reached by the time you read this? I know lots of Open Gardeners will be desperately wishing all this rain would stop so they can make a start on their projects for 2016.

Anyway, enough about the weather!! Barrow Open Gardens is set for Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th of June this year and we will once again be donating all the proceeds to Rainbows Children’s Hospice. Last year a few of us were invited to their Rainbows Volunteers BBQ and seeing the amazing work they do was confirmation of how important our support is to them.
www.rainbows.co.uk/the-hospice
We would love to include some new village gardens for this coming event – small or large, expertly landscaped or rough round the edges!! It matters not – it’s not a competition and all are welcome.

For more information, visit the village web site
http://www.busca.org.uk/village/gardening/barrow-open-gardens.html.
You can get an Application Form from the Village Library or by emailing barrowog@gmail.com or glendaphillips52@btinternet.com.

So, if you’ve got the garden (but not the T-shirt) now’s the time to come forth and join in with this great annual event!!

Jennie Gladwin