Open Days are an opportunity for you to come along, grab a cuppa and a piece of cake while you find out what we’re all about! Have a look round the gardens and chat to … Read more

First Hawarden Harvest of the year

Great to see the first crop out of the ground –  Autumn planted Onions, currently drying off. We have been busy planting our Tomatoes, Purple sprouting broccoli and Swiss Chard. We had to re-seed our … Read more

Happy healthy seedlings

Here at FlintShare we have all levels of knowledge and skills. These seedlings are beautifully grown by long standing member and grower Peter Rogers. They are at the perfect point for planting out and are … Read more

Drop Scones in the Garden

What a lovely afternoon we had on site today. Andy, myself and Janet enjoyed the sunshine whilst doing a number of jobs. We lit a fire and got rid of a lot of wood piling … Read more

Hot Stuff For the Hawarden Heap!!

Rain does not deter the Hardy Hawarden FlintSharers who have started a hot composting trial under the capable tutelage of Dennis, our resident compost guru. We’re so lucky to have all this committed expertise on … Read more

A Little Piece of Heaven

Thanks to The Leader for this article…  

Potato day 2019

A really wonderful event today – Our Potato Day went great! Yes there were spuds but also rhubarb, seeds, onions, fruit bushes and trees, and even some spaghetti (actually asparagus)! Also great to see old … Read more

Chippings Galore…

That looks so welcoming and mud free! Another busy day down on our Hawarden site. A large heap of wood chippings was delivered and had to be barrowed onto the site. The area outside the … Read more

Pruning, Digging, Playing!

We pruned all the fruit at Cilcain today. The young apple trees are a challenge to our decision making process but I think we got there! We remembered to prune the redcurrants and gooseberries to … Read more