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Friday, January 20th, 2017

Dug up ash trees & brambles around from the Wamors Rest. Opened up views of the upper lake from the lakeside path.

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Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Today will be your last chance to see us at the Birkenhead Park Victorian Market. Thanks to everyone who has supported us and of course our team of volunteers who have worked so hard manning the chalet. The Market will be continuing until Friday so you still have time to see some of the other […]

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Friends of Birkenhead Park supported by members of Activate attended the Victorian Market on Sunday 18th. If you didn’t make it there don’t worry as things will be going on until Friday 23rd.

Saturday, December 17th, 2016


Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Worked on hydrangea beds near the Swiss Bridge. Reworked weeds but left the small cyleman plants nearby in the grass. Other beds were weeded and lightly prunned nearby. Willows ebs tructhy the view of the Boathouse from the bend on the island path were cut down and the view restored. GRA Marion worked on herb […]


Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Marion edged the boothby ground bed whilst Paul K planted campawla, mangevnites and valerian.


Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Eric cleared the path of moss & etc next to the lower lake. Robbie and Les litter picked. Paul K planted Marguerite and campawula roots in the booth-by bed. Weeded some beds too.


Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Put in a job at HYPE ground near Cole street entrance. Bags of fly tipping had been put over the fence by the entrance. Jim the head gardener had to get another tractor to use it’s digger to scoop all the rubbish into the two flat beds. It was not a job that should have […]


Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Marion and Paul K weeded the booth by ground flower bed, cut back the Marguerite and plates gladiolus bulbs.


Friday, October 7th, 2016

Worked around the upper lake by Birkenhead Park. Cleared and tidyed around the ohrubo. Cut down shrubo fench height. Tony