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Archive for March, 2019

9th Mar 2019

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Paul K litter picked and cut back brambles by the fenceline of Ashville Road and the lower park.

16th March 2019

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Paul K continued as from 9.Mar. Les and Eric Litter picked.

20th March 2019

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Weeding and tidying up flower beds in the upper park. Turned over leaf mould and tidied up generally. Six benches by Grand Entrance were wood-stained.

13th March 2019

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Paul K continued as from 9th March, clearing Grand entrance pathway of surface moss and tidying up bench plinths. The benches need to be painted with peservative. Will continue with this next week. A costly session as Eric broke a brush (again) due to excessive brushing!

Mar 3rd 2019

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Paul K finished clearing a path by the fence ( as started on 23 Feb)

Mar 2nd 2019

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Pauline and Hannah continued on the Hydrangea bed. Paul K, Marion and Eric cut back brambles, dug out ash roots and litter picked behind the fence lines on the other side of the depot. (See 23 Feb)

Feb 23rd 2019

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Paul litter picked behind the fence-line of Ashville Road between the Depot and the entrance to the Upper Park.

Feb 16th 2019

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Leo and Paul helped Hannah to begin digging over the Hydrangea bed in the upper Park.

Jan 26 2019

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Dug up clumps of grass and edged old rose bed next to performance area. Hopefully the gardeners will soon replace a lot of the deceased roses.

Dec 12th 2018

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Cleared fir branches from plant room in visitor centre. A group went to changing block near childrens playground to remove graffitti. After using the solvent the group discovered on reading the instuctions, that a pressure washer was needed. The graffitti could not be budged by washing off the solvent. The large group of 12 volunteers […]