Festive preparations

The Dusthole pub in Shepton Mallet kindly hosted our December meeting, little did they know the pub was going to be filled with sacks of greenery and berries.   We spent a productive evening making festive garlands using fresh greenery including Euonymus, holly, ivy, rosemary, sage, bay, Cotoneaster, Aucuba, Eleagnus as well as dried flower heads from Hydrangea, Miscanthus, Astilbe, Sedum, Crocosmia, Clematis, Verbena bonariensis.  

It was a great evening, Wendy provided delicious shortbread and ‘Christmas whorls’  and everyone who came along used the resources of their gardens to make armfuls of  home grown, home made, natural decorations for Christmas.