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Saturday, 13th April 2019
Caversham Court ~ Bean Pole Day

The tenth such event saw a wide range of local organisations gather to sell plants and other items for this coming season's gardening and promote interest in their activities.

RSPB with bird tables, feeders and nest boxes.

A selection of reconditioned tools.

Ways and Means, .....

Friends of the Earth and .....

Traidcraft.

Reading Tree Wardens, Reading Food Growing Network with their seed swap stall, and Global Justice all added to the mix.

Reading Beekeeper Keepers .....

..... providing the opportunity to purchase local honey .....

..... and explore the interior of a beehive.

Tilehurst Horticultural Association .....

..... with plants aplenty.

The Stick Smith .....

..... keeping traditional crafts alive.

And of course there were bean poles together with peasticks .....

..... as well as Caversham WI, John Loyd with his hand crafted walking sticks, Peter Wheat's tool sharpening service, the Motor Neurone Disease Society and others, to all of whom Econet's offers its thanks for their help in making the event a success.

And for any requiring a few moments quiet contemplation, the riverside gardens.

Updated: Monday, 15th April 2019
Photographs: Alan Stevens