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Archive for May, 2014

Saturday 24th May

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Weeded the Cavendish By. Some cleaned up the Boathouse after a vandal attack. Others did litter picking. Marion and Rachel worked on the herb garden.

21st May

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Weeded beds by the Swiss Bridge

Wednesday 14th May

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Edward Kemp Community Garden and Growing Area 18 volunteers attended today. Sheila and Callum planted cucumber and Chinese Broccoli in the raised beds. Mark undertook some digging over and edging of area 2. Phaedra, Kevin, John and Yev worked on the Hawthorne hedging on Ashville Road and planted some wild roses. Dan did an excellent […]

17th May

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

All of the volunteers, that went to the Cavendish Bed, did weeding of nettles etc. 18 volunteers participated.

7th May

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Edward Kemp Community Garden and Growing Area Liz repotted some seeds and tidied up the raised beds. Joe planted some carrots and then worked on the rock garden – the cool, damp weather kept the bees at bay! Jamie fixed the filing cabinet, Phaedra planted the pack choi and helped Nick heel in some trees. […]

7th May

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Good to see George back. It was a bit wet but talking to Steve and Ken made the time fly by – what a team! Glyn and Paul worked hard again clearing the lily lobe of weeds – they didn’t have time to talk!! Carl litter picked again and was pleased to see that the […]

3rd May 2014

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Pauline and Rachel weeded half moon bed opposite visitor centre. All the debris was taken into the undergrowth. Les and Paul planted yellow iris and Japanese anemones in volunteer bed. Rest of group weeded the Warriors Rest bed. Pauline and Marion cleared herb garden 20 volunteers took part