April 22nd 2013
A reminder that our next event is an evening talk on Tuesday 30th April, 7.30pm in the Royal Fowey Yacht Club. The talk is about Seagrass in the Fowey Estuary by Clare Marshall from Falmouth Marine School. She undertook a study last September to map the seagrass in Polruan Pool and this will be the first chance for us to see her results!
Website AGM - everyone welcome!
April 22nd 2013
The Website committee invites you to their AGM which will take place on Monday 22April in the Committee Room at 7.30pm. Your feedback matters, so please come and join us!
LERRYN AND DISTRICT PRODUCE ASSOCIATION - latest news
April 21st 2013
PLANTING THE JUBILEE OAK
We are delighted to tell you that our Jubilee Oak tree has found a permanent home on the triangle at the junction just past Kingole Farm. The planting was attended by committee members and helpers, and everyone agreed that this will be a splendid commemoration of a wonderful 2012 Jubilee year. (see photo below in News item for April 11th)
OUR IN-HOUSE EXPERT SAYS…
April is a good time to sow tomatoes, cucumbers, and peppers. However, beware of the cold: its better to sow them into pots in a frost-free greenhouse or cold frame for planting out later on. Weeds: it only takes one day of sunshine to have them running riot, so get on top of them now.
THE PLANT SALE AND COFFEE MORNING
Saturday 18th May, Lerryn Memorial Hall.
Only a month to go before the best plant sale in the area, where you can pick up a bargain and gain some useful gardening tips. Keep nurturing your plant donations to help us raise money for the Annual show. We appreciate your efforts and can guarantee a great morning in the hall with delicious refreshments, and a good catch up with friends.
THE ANNUAL PRODUCE SHOW
Saturday 3rd August, Lerryn Memorial Hall
This year is our 63rd show and to celebrate this, we have an exciting new category in the Novelty Class. After much debate and advice from our in-house expert we are looking for the ‘Tastiest Tomato’. It’s a challenge, and one that we are looking forward to judging. So often we are beguiled by a shiny, red orb only to be disappointed by a tomato with no flavour. Here’s your chance to prove to us all that a tomato can have good looks as well as great taste.
Show schedules will be available from early May so that if you would like to enter, you can start planning ahead. One of the children’s classes this year is called ‘An Edible Rainbow’ – a lovely title that should get young creative hearts beating faster, and in the Decorative class we have, amongst other categories, ‘Green with Envy’, and ‘Hot, Hot, Hot’. Subjects for this years’ photography competition will be: ‘Shadows’ for the Under 16’s, and ‘Happiness’ in the Adult class. We are delighted to announce that Canon John Halkes will be opening the show for us at 2.30pm.
CALL FOR CUPS
Please don’t forget to return your prizewinners’ cups to Sue and John Hancock .
Pippa Greenwood, BBC Gardeners’ Question Time panellist and BBC Gardeners’ World columnist, will be visiting Trago Mills in Newton Abbot on Thursday 25th April between 11 and 3pm. Whilst there she will be talking to customers and answering questions. For more information phone 01626 821111 or visit www.trago.co.uk.
Support the Village Hall!
April 21st 2013
The next quiz at the Ship Inn on Saturday 26th April is in aid of the Memorial Hall and the hall committee would like to invite people to make up teams to come along and support the event. They are great fun and quite competitive!!! Also raffle prizes, on the night, would be greatly appreciated. The quiz starts at 9.00pm.
Fowey Estuary Clean Up by Kayak
April 15th 2013
April 11th 2013
Lerryn & District Produce Association
At last! The Jubilee Oak finds its permanent home and is planted on the triangle at the junction just past Kingole Farm.
Seen here are Peter Bucknell (steadying the tree) and Brian Philp (doing the spadework) with encouragement from, left, Andrew Rouse, Pat Bucknell, Sue and John Hancock.
Lerryn Welcomes the Happy Couple
April 7th 2013
Caroline's Special Day
Appeal for Books
April 1st 2013
Once again we are appealing for books to be sold on behalf of the Lerryn Memorial Hall
Spring Flower Show Boconnoc
April 1st 2013
March 29th 2013
Do you know Mike Casey? He used to live in Lerryn and was at the Village School from 1966-1972. He has put some of his memories of Lerryn on the Discussion Forum. To read them, click the button below:
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