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Archive for April, 2014

30th April

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Edward Kemp Community Garden and Growing Area Glorious weather and fabulous volunteers! Joe attempted to weed the rockery but had to move away after a bee decided he was too close to the hive. Jamie weeded the flower bed and attempted to remove the green fly which have taken a liking to the lupins. John, […]

30th April

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Weeded the beds in the Boothby Ground. 12 volunteers participated and then went back to the Grand Entrance to eat the delicious sausage and bacon buns lovingly prepared by Pauline B.

26th April 2014

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Cleared bed of weeds etc by Warrior’s Rest. 16 volunteers took part

23rd April 2014

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Weeded flower and shrubbery beds in Boothby. Mulch. Emergency procedure practiced. 14 volunteers took part

19th April 2014

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Les and Paul weeded the volunteer bed and planted marguerites. Pauline, Barbara and Marion worked on another bed. Rest of the group weeded the traveller’s rest.

16th April

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Weeded the Boothby and put mulch down.

16th April

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Edward Kemp Community Garden and Growing Area Another lovely, sunny, spring day and with lots of volunteers enjoying the company, the gardening and the brews! Dan, Mark and Yev removed grass and weeds from a small overgrown plot which is to be used as an education plot. Elleray Park School will be the first group […]

12th April

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Majority of volunteers were involved in clear up of powder fire extinguisher around the Boathouse. 5 cylinders were recovered. Other volunteers did litter picking.

9th April

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Pruning work at the Boothby ground.

8th April

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Edward Kemp Community Garden and Growing Area The trainee beekeepers met to discuss with Roger when the bees will be split. It is hoped that it will be in mid May and then there will be two hives on site. Meanwhile at the Grand Entrance, Karen updated the blog, sorted out the petty cash and […]