The April meeting held at Mansel Community Hall, subject Compost. Some showed disinterest, wondered how anyone could talk for an hour about Compost, and when we were told speaker could talk for hours on one of her favourite subjects many looked in disdain.
Sue Mabberley arrived with small pots containing samples of her beloved compost, then talked about Compost, it was a step by step guide, but included information about her garden, her plants, successes and failures, and life at Nant-y-Bedd, Gwynne Fawr,Abergavenny, NP7 7LY, where she has gardened this 10 acre site in Monmouth , for 41 years, a labour of love, at over 1000 feet, spring arrives late, they have more rainfall.
Sue has featured on Gardener’s World, The Garden magazine, Country House and Garden, Alan Titchmarsh has visited with his team Sue’s garden is a partner RHS garden in Wales, open for visits, look on her website for further information, inspirational. Garden Club hope to make a visit. Members were, I am sure, inspired to get composting.