November 21: Gardening

A glorious  sunny morning ended  with rain just as we had finished.  13 of us spent a couple of hours weeding and tidying the beds round the entrance and sides of the memorial garden, clearing the hard standing, and  clearing the pond and filters  of leaves. We also removed a Read more…

August Gardening and Pond Work

We had two  excellent gardening sessions in August in spite  of the heat. We have  concentrated on the Sunderland Street entrance   and the Memorial Garden.  Watering has been an issue  but most plants have survived. A number of trees have been taken down: ash has suffered from die-back and several Read more…

Tree Work

Some of you will have noticed the work being undertaken by the tree team. Ash die-back, the removal of the Witch Hazel by Sunderland Street,  trimming of some of the lime trees ( which are renowned for dropping branches)  have been dealt with in the last couple of weeks. One Read more…

April 3: Gardening

The council gardeners  have completed the first grass cut of the year  and  the Parks Dept told us that they had 20 more roses for us. We picked them up on Friday and planted them this morning, mostly in  the Sunderland Street Entrance, but 5 were put in the original Read more…

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