When Thoughts Turn to Spring Sowing and Summer Flowers

By: Jacqueline Franklin, Tysoe WI, Warwickshire Federation Member Jacqueline shares her tips for spring sowing and eco-friendly planting ideas, as well as her favourite summer flower varieties. With the longer days, lighter nights and, hopefully, warmer days of spring, thoughts turn to planning your garden for the summer. It pays to do your research. A… Continue reading When Thoughts Turn to Spring Sowing and Summer Flowers

Plant pots and containers for winter interest and spring colour

Jacqueline Franklin, President Tysoe WI has been writing for the Women’s Institute MyWI website.  Her first article is posted below. Looking for colour that will take you through winter and into spring? Jacqueline from Tysoe WI shares her advice… The days may be getting shorter and the nights a little chillier but that doesn’t mean… Continue reading Plant pots and containers for winter interest and spring colour

Visit to National Memorial Arboretum on Tuesday 15th May

We are arranging a visit to the The National Memorial Arboretum on 15th May.  The Arboretum is a National place of Remembrance for all our Armed Forces with over 300 memorials.  The Armed Forces Memorial lists the names of all armed forces personnel killed in action since the second world war and is particularly poignant… Continue reading Visit to National Memorial Arboretum on Tuesday 15th May

Forensic Archaeology Explained

  We had a fascinating evening on Wednesday 6th September, when Professor John Hunter explained the history, approach and techniques of Forensic Archaeology.  There were case studies to review, interactive questions and we all learned something new about topography and flora and fauna responding to ground disturbances. The whole evening was most engaging, although I… Continue reading Forensic Archaeology Explained