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Archive for August, 2014

20th August 2014 Edward Kemp Garden

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Well rain didn’t deter the volunteers. New Compost bin constructed. Area 1 cleared and Charlotte potatoes dug and cleaned ready for transport festival stall. Liz clearing veg gone to seed then helped Joe on de-heading flowers in the sensory garden.

19th August

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Glyn, Paul and Kurt recover from another busy day at the Forest Schools shop in the Pyramids!

18th August

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Pauline and Maureen led the health walks and some of the walkers were lucky enough to see the new sculpture at the British Legion.

19th August 2014

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

EDWARD KEMP COMMUNITY GARDEN AND GROWING AREA Quick visit to site today to plan our activities for tomorrow.  On site decided the position of the memorial tree which is being planted tomorrow in the quiet area of the garden.  

Saturday 16th August

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Still clearing the figure of 8 lake and a strip of land that borders the fence.  Some volunteers litter picked.

Wed 13th August

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

The volunteers continued clearing the figure of 8 lake which is a big job.  Litter picked and cleared the area of lake rubbish.  Thanks Ken.

13th August

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Edward Kemp Community Garden and Growing Area A heavy downpour early in the morning meant a few volunteers were put off but those that did turn up worked hard as per usual.  Work continued on the wormery construction and decisions on where the hogitat (hedgehog house) and frogitat (yes, you guessed it frog house) where […]

10th August

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Wirral Flower and Veg Show Despite a wet start and a dreadful weather forecast the show went ahead with some magnificent leeks, pumpkins, black potatoes, delicious looking cakes and jams, pear shaped yellow tomatoes, tiny cherry tomatoes and for the first time allotment displays.  The Edward Kemp Community Garden and Growing Area entered a display but we […]

9th August

Monday, August 11th, 2014

14 volunteers continued to clear up around the figure of 8 lake.

6th August

Monday, August 11th, 2014

This morning we’ve been clearing a one metre strip inside the railings by the little lake (figure of 8).  Mainly shifting nettles and brambles.  Luckily there were dock leaves available for those of us who got stung.  Apart from one sharp shower the weather was bright after the early wet start.  One colleague remarked that […]