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Archive for September, 2014

26th September

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Edward Kemp Community Garden and Growing Area Sally, Steve, Kevin and Kerry collected some Yorkshire stone which was donated from a house nearby (thanks Andy).  Two trailers and a car boot full did the trick.  Apparently the stones were part of Claughton Manor which stood at the top of St. Seiriol Grove.  Another piece of […]

24th September

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Edward Kemp Community Garden and Growing Area Liz removed the remaining courgettes and dug over the plot which Steve then finished in the afternoon.  Joe pondered over the path between the herb garden and the rockery and how the bricks should be arranged.  Mike and Danny weeded the flower bed. Sally and Steve retrieved some […]

24th September

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Litter picking in the upper and lower parks involving 3 people.  The rest of the group were working by the Italian Lodge removing leaves.  One volunteer was staffing the reception desk in the visitor centre.

20th September

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Some volunteers litter picked and others pruned the bushes by the upper lake with the lovely new secateurs!

17th September

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

14 volunteers cleared weeds in the meadow and litter picked.

10th September

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The volunteers were split into two groups with some people weeding the roadway to the Grand Entrance and some people clearing the cut grass by the meadow.

6th September

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The volunteers worked on the road way by the Grand Entrance.

September and perfect weather at Edward Kemp Garden

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Wednesday and Thursday saw some amazing weather and today a new Livewell Programme started on the Edward Kemp Garden (18th September 2014). Lots of preparation still going on but yesterday saw us planting some of our over winter crops. Dan, Steve, Mike and Dan did a great job covering the new crops with a net […]

3rd Sept

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

12 volunteers took part in clearing vegetation from around the figure of eight lake, litter picking and cutting back undergrowth. Pauline E and Marion worked on the herb garden.

30th August

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Paul K planted yellow iris and gladioli (from Derby) in the volunteer bed.  Ten volunteers cleared area from the figure of eight lake.  Others did litter picking.