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Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Paul re transplanted marguerites to where the anemones had been and vice versa in the warriors rest bed ensuring a sizeable collection of each species together. Rob, Marie and Eric collected holly for craft making at the Town Hall.


Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

One group hoed and tidied the flower beds outside the visitor centre. A small group went and cut back overgrowth by the hump-back bridge and then worked on cricket pavilion and cut back brambles. One hardy volunteer went litter picking and discovered a new park resident pitched a tent by the British Legion club.

24 Nov 18

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

A group of four volunteers cut back stumps in a bed in the Edward Kemp garden. Stumps and stones were then stashed in the Forest Schools area.

Visitors Centre 21 Nov 18

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

One group tidied beds near Visitors centre. Some volunteers went litter-picking and a smaller group started cutting back around the upper lake. There is still a lot of work to do here. Professor Lee came at lunchtime to thank the volunteers for their work.

Warriors Rest 17 Nov 18

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Transplanted Honeysuckle roots, Japanese anemones, marguerites and some other plants into the Warriors root bed. Others litterpicked.

Rose Bed

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Marion pruned rose bed at rear of castellated house in the top park ready for winter.

Update to Friends Blog

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Welcome back to the Friends Blog.  Sorry we have been away for quite a while but our volunteer managed to get himself a full time job.  Congratulations to Kearan.  Now we have a new volunteer Philip and he will be hopefully regularly updating our blog.    

Bedding Plants at Visitor Centre

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Volunteers dug up all the bedding plants including gazenias from the beds in front of the Visitor Centre. The heritage gardeners came along with the flat bed truck to take away the plants and raked up weeds. Marion’s herb garden was tidied up. Eric found an area by the British Legion where fires and drinking […]


Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Marion, Glynn and Paul tidied up herb garden ready for Winter.


Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Paul K and Marion weeded the rose bed at the performance ground, Eric, Les and Helen.